The Science of Safety

Data Science

Ouch!!! Real. Bad. Data.

Your data makes a difference. when you review your historical incidents, you will see obvious opportunities to provide guidance and improve...

Big Data

To COR, or not to COR…

Using COR audit results and WCB claims data, we studied the effectiveness of the COR program in three subsectors.


OPM as a potential leading indicator

If the surveys demonstrate aggregate alignment with incidents, they can be applied as leading indicators for companies as a warning indicator.

Big Data

Artificial Intelligence is not a Magic Box

It should be clear now why we believe no ML algorithm is magic. To have a smart machine we need good data to train the machine with.

Big Data

Getting Past the Safety Plateau

What if we could actually analyze trends and benchmark against other companies? Educate senior management, using numbers to show leading indicators?


The OPM safety survey and its indications

The OPM survey can provide insights into the strengths and weaknesses of an organization and strengthen accountability for practicing safety measures.


Does C.O.R. Help Reduce Injuries?

Firms registered for the voluntary COR program experienced substantial reduction in their time loss injury rate (TLIR).

Guest Author

Using AI Sensors for Safety

Wearable technology helps reduce injuries and increase awareness in many aspects of safety for individuals and organizations alike.

Incident Data

Knockin’ Down the Little Guy

As someone who has had to evaluate contractors on a regular basis, I can tell you that when injury statistics are used to “Grade” contractors....

Incident Data

Revenge of the TRIF

Anyone who has been in health and safety, or had it as part of their “performance measurement”, knows what the TRIF (or TRIR) is.


Comedy Meets Safety

We have all seen the well-used comedy prop, a banana peel. Little did you know - it comes from a real safety hazard of the past.

Company Culture

Merry Mask-Mas

We asked our people to do two things: take a picture of themselves doing something silly in a mask, and write two sentences about themselves.

Big Data

Becoming a Practical Data Scientist

If you thought of becoming a data scientist, you probably took one of those fancy courses where they taught you how to train deep neural networks.

Big Data

Safety Fatigue Part Deux

Safety Fatigue is a workplace/worker condition where apathy towards policy & procedure is heightened to ineffectiveness & increasing risk/negative...

Data Science

Seven Deadly Sins of Safety Data

After years of working with safety data, we have seen it all. Failing to get your safety data collection right can cause injuries or fatalities.

Guest Author

COR Should be at the Core

I highly recommend that any buyer of construction services start by confirming that their contractor is COR certified.

Guest Author

The Role of COR in Reducing Serious Injuries

A growing body of evidence suggests that implementing COR in small Saskatchewan construction firms can reduce occurrence of all injures by up to 40%.

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