As with all hazards in the workplace, employers are responsible for protecting employees from the health hazards associated with chemicals. They rely on safety data sheets (SDSs) from suppliers to give the best information about the chemicals being purchased. The supplier’s safety data sheets are a great place to start but can employers stop there? […]
On September 28, 2017 Rillea met with 6 employees from two Government of Ontario departments – the Ministry of Economic Development and Growth, and the Ministry of the Environment. Our objective was to provide feedback on the Government of Ontario’s Red Tape Challenge. Ontario’s Red Tape Challenge The Government of Ontario wants to cut unnecessary […]
Rick Condon of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE) interviewing Lisa Hallsworth of Rillea Technologies during the CSSE 2017 Professional Development Convention in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Learn more about Rillea’s focus on reducing occupational illness and our web application, SDS RiskAssist™.
Be honest – how many times have you acquired a new product as a gift or a purchase and read the instruction manual? Most of us would view reading the manual as a last resort. In fact, Apple has got rid of the manual and your new iPhone does not come with any written […]
A Leader in any organization can quickly demonstrate to others what is important by asking a question. No matter how complex the issue, process or problem, a simple question asked of the right people will provide valuable insight as to how the organization is dealing with the situation. The following 3 questions are examples of […]
Best practices in chemical handling focus on protecting the end-user of chemicals. If this is done well, not only will organizations meet the regulations but they will reduce illness and associated costs, improve internal and external reputation and facilitate an environment where workers can responsibly unleash the benefits of chemicals! How is this Accomplished? Consider […]