EHS This Week: New Watchdog report, Outdoor Worker Safety and More!

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • New watchdog report
  • NIOSH weather safety tips for outdoor workers
  • ISO 45001 updates

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you. Until next week, enjoy the program!

EHS This Week Resources

For more information on the stories and resources mentioned in this week’s podcast, check out the links below.

  • “Gaming the Rules: How Big Business Hijacks the Small Business Review Process to Weaken Public Protections.” Read the watchdog report here
  • NIOSH outdoor worker safety recap: Click here

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A Golden Weekend : Intelex Retreat 2014

With Tim Horton’s cups in hand and the men’s semi-final Olympic hockey game on the radio, Intelex employees headed north this past weekend through the 10 ft snowbanks for the Annual Intelex Holiday Retreat.

For the second year in a row, the JW Marriott Rosseau Muskoka was invaded by two buses full of eager Intelexians. The weekend was packed with snow shoeing, swimming, relaxing at the spa, and even the Intelex Sprouts had their fun at the first ever baby convention. Coworkers shocked one another at the talent show Saturday night where an array of hidden talents emerged. There was singing, dancing, rapping, comedy and of course a rocking performance from our very own band, Kings of Strachan.

While the rest of the nation prepared itself for Sunday’s 7 a.m. Olympic final game against Sweden, Intelex employees were ready for a little hockey fun of their own. Inspired by the … Read more...