How to counter absenteeism at work?

Absenteeism at work is and will continue to be relevant to most businesses in North America. Moreover, most employers will agree that this phenomenon is very costly for a company and, as a result, has a negative impact on the organization. Indeed, in 2013 the costs related to absenteeism in the country amounted to $16.6 billion […]

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The WHMIS 2015 Pictograms

The new regulations for hazardous substances have been introduced in Canada since February 11, 2015. As you may be aware, employers have a duty to comply with WHMIS 2015 by December 1, 2018. Knowing that all workers will have to work under the new regulations, Maerix prepared you a reminder concerning the new pictograms which […]

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What is the CNESST?

As of January 1st, 2016, the Commission des normes du travail (CNT), the Commission de l’équité salariale (CES) and the Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail (CSST) are merged into one. The organization thus created is the Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail […]

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OHS leadership

To have good and performant work teams, the managers must be skilled and highly charismatic. They must be influential and motivating positive leaders to have their team contributing to the success and the efficiency of the organization. The managers must correctly guide their troops on a daily basis. They are important for every department but […]

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