Machinery Safety 101

Ontario OHSA turns 43

Headline, the Toronto Telegram, March 18, 1960. "It was a Hell-Hole."

The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) turns 43 today. For many workers, this important legislation came into force long before they were born, but some workers will remember the days before this important Act came into force. The Act came into force in 1979, but Ontario had a long history of labour-safety-related workplace…

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How to become Instantly Incompetent

Many engineers and designers fall into a really simple trap, one that makes them instantly incompetent. These are not stupid people. They have the qualifications, so what is it that can catch someone out this badly? It’s called ‘complacency’. Complacency is that state we all get into from time to time where we feel like we know what’s…

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