COMPASS NEWSLETTER SPRING 2017

Benefiting from the Hazard Assessment Process

I don’t know how many audits I have conducted over the last twenty years but I know it is in the hundreds.  One of the areas that I have found hardest to assess as an auditor is the hazard assessment process.  Why is this?  Well, there are many reasons, first in order to truly know if all jobs and tasks have been assessed, one has to rely on and accurate company ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER FALL 2016

Once again it has been quite a while since we produced our last newsletter.  We apologize for this as we have been busy practicing semi-retirement.  We drove south for a few months this winter with our new trailer and liked it so much we will be doing it again this winter – only for longer.  With all of the travel it makes it difficult to find time ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER Winter 2014

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It’s been a while since our last newsletter. Janie and I have been very busy auditing,
conducting safety perception surveys, managing health and safety for three small
companies, training and helping clients prepare their programs for a COR audit. All of
these activities have left little time to write.

PIR Surveys

Few people are aware that employer participants in ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER Winter 2012

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It’s been a while since our last newsletter. We have been very busy conducting audits and safety perception surveys leaving little time to get a newsletter together.

Regardless, we are proud to report that the circulation of this Newsletter has exceeded 1,200 recipients.

COS Safest Employers

I’m sure most of you are aware that Canadian Occupational Safety (COS) carried out a search for the safest manufacturing employers ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER Winter 2011

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It’s been 4 or 5 months since our last Newsletter so this one is long overdue. Like everyone else, time seems to be our enemy. Hopefully everyone has managed to keep warm and sane given what winter has dealt us this year.

Another Level of COR

Some months ago we read that in the future Alberta Employment and Immigration (AEI) may consider ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER September 2010

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It’s certainly has been a while since our last Newsletter. Like everyone else, it seems to be increasingly difficult to find the time to put one together. Summer is winding down and we hope everybody had a great one. We certainly did.

Janie’s CRSP

Guess who just achieved her CRSP designation. After numerous days and nights studying, Janie, my wife and business ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER Summer 2009

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Hi everyone. Well summer is upon us and we hope everybody makes it a happy one. Please drive safely if summer vacation plans include travelling.

Perception Survey “Demo” Videos Now Available

We have created two new short videos. One video is on the rationale for conducting perception surveys and the other is an overview of our web-based survey application. You can check ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER May 2008

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Hi everyone. It seems everybody has their own newsletter these days. Why should Compass be any different? This is just our way of staying in touch. We promise not to inundate you with frequent spam. As we stumble onto new and interesting information or develop a new product that we think you would like to know about we will pull together a ...

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COMPASS NEWSLETTER December 2008

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Hi everyone. It’s been a few months since our last newsletter and we thought we would get another one out before Christmas. If this is the first newsletter you have received from us you are probably wondering how in the world you got onto our mailing list. We’ll, if we have had contact with you on a professional level, perhaps as ...

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