OHS Canada: Work refusals, mental health among hot-button safety issues
by OHS Canada
Panel explores applied safety lessons learned during COVID-19
The current global pandemic has provided many lessons for occupational health and safety professionals, according to experts.
Work refusals, remote worker safety, management of anxiety, and health privacy issues have all come to the forefront as a result of COVID-19.
“A number of employers really are in hard times,” said Dylan Short, managing director of The Redlands Group, a boutique management consulting firm in Oakville, Ont., during a webinar hosted by OHS Canada.
“Economically, this has been a devastating year for a lot of Canadian businesses — large and small.”