External resources

The WCB Prevention Rebate Program reduces the risk of workplace injury and illness by recognizing eligible employers who have developed meaningful workplace health and safety programs: 

Regardless of your role in your organization, everyone is a safety leader. Check out this SAFE Work Manitoba video for more information.

WESguard is a web application to help workplaces identify, track and improve the safety of their machines. Through our partnership with Workplace Engineering Solutions, Made Safe members are eligible for one month free when they purchase a 12-month subscription. Visit www.wesguard.ca/freetrial for details


Safety awards

As the industry-based safety association for manufacturing, Made Safe is pleased to present the Manufacturing Safety Excellence Award. This award is presented annually to a company who has demonstrated leadership in three key areas: a comprehensive, formal safety program; a strong, uniform safety culture in all areas of the organization and a demonstrated track record of safety success. Nominations can be submitted year-round to info@madesafe.ca or online at madesafe.ca. Recipients are presented with the award as THE SAFETY’s gala awards celebration.

Made Safe blog

Made Safe is your go-to-source for manufacturing sector safety news, updates and articles. Our team of industry experts provide relevant and thoughtful insights into key safety issues facing manufacturers today. From hot topics like prescription drugs in the workplace to helpful tips, expert guidance on safety legislation and more; Made Safe has you covered.

For more Manitoba manufacturing safety news, visit the Made Safe press room

Emergency planning in the manufacturing industry

Posted on February 14, 2018

By Cory Sander, Safety Trainer Does your manufacturing company have a functioning Emergency Management System (EMS) or Emergency Plan? An… read more

Out from the shadows: work safe this groundhog day

Posted on February 2, 2018

By Steve Hnatishin, Safety Trainer ‘The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting… read more

SAFE Work Certified by Made Safe: Winpak shares their story

Posted on January 30, 2018

As the manufacturing sector partner for SAFE Work Manitoba Certified, Made Safe works with members to assess their readiness, provide… read more

An exhausting problem: the dangers of workplace fatigue

Posted on January 3, 2018

By Gib Perkin, Safety Trainer The difference between being tired, being fatigued or being exhausted is not something to which… read more

Made Safe excited to announce WESguard partnership

Posted on November 20, 2017

Made Safe is excited to announce our partnership with Workplace Engineering Solutions. As the industry-led safety association for manufacturing, we… read more

Safety culture

Posted on October 4, 2017

By Doug Metzger, Safety Advisor Culture is something that as humans, we crave to experience. We’ll spend thousands of dollars… read more

Networking, safety and you

Posted on August 29, 2017

By Dani Desautels, Program Manager You hear the word “networking” used a lot lately and for good reason. Networking is… read more

Five safety habits to live by

Posted on August 14, 2017

By Cory Sander, Made Safe Trainer Safety at work is everyone’s responsibility. A safety-focused culture means safe work processes and… read more

Registration is now open to attend the first annual “THE SAFETYS a celebration of workplace safety.”

Posted on July 10, 2017

THE SAFETYS is a brand-new gala event to celebrate Manitobans who are committed to making our workplaces healthier and safer… read more

Safety lessons for executives from Elon Musk’s email to Tesla employees

Posted on June 27, 2017

By Neal Curry, Executive Director With the recent addition of the light metals group to Made Safe’s membership – a… read more

We’re hiring! Do you have what it takes to join our team as a Safety Trainer?

Posted on June 5, 2017

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) is member-based association helping manufacturers become more competitive and grow their businesses. Using the power… read more

10 tips to build an effective safe work procedure

Posted on June 1, 2017

By Steve Hnatishin, Safety Trainer A safe work procedure is a step-by-step guide to the actions required to complete a specific… read more

Cell phone generation

Posted on May 17, 2017

With all the talk about texting and driving and the use of cell phones in the workplace, it made me… read more

Celebrating safety in the workplace

Posted on May 3, 2017

By Dani Desautels, Program Manager Most people would agree that being recognized for taking that extra step towards being safe or… read more

3 important safety training tips for success

Posted on April 18, 2017

3 important safety training tips for success By Shane Stevenson, Safety Trainer For many employers and workers, safety awareness is… read more

How playing the guitar helped me better understand workplace safety

Posted on April 6, 2017

By Mat Olson, Marketing & Communications Intern Safety is a lot like playing music. No, really. There are some interesting… read more

Machine guarding saves lives

Posted on March 30, 2017

By Doug Metzger, Safety Advisor To guard or not to guard? The question asked so often in manufacturing. Manufacturing is… read more

6 things you need to know about joint health and safety committees in manufacturing

Posted on March 14, 2017

By Cory Sander, Made Safe Trainer To help implement the right to participate, Manitoba legislation requires every employer with twenty… read more

The many faces of safety

Posted on February 27, 2017

The many faces of safety We’ve all heard, seen or experienced the changes in our working environments from what they… read more

Dare to Compete session recommended for safety professionals: Human rights versus safety. How far does accommodation have to go?

Posted on February 9, 2017

With information delivered straight from the source, learn how others have achieved balanced solutions when human rights conflict with safety…. read more

Beware the tiger: an evolution of safety

Posted on February 2, 2017

By Gib Perkin, Safety Trainer Safety rules are a nuisance. They restrict us from doing what we want to do… read more

Lessons from Jacque Plante: making Personal Protective Equipment exciting

Posted on January 11, 2017

By Made Safe When using any sort of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), I am reminded of my days playing hockey…. read more

Common Sense: the Mythical Beast

Posted on January 4, 2017

by Dani Desautels In the past, when accidents and injuries were accepted as a cost of doing business, there was… read more

Ergonomics. A pain in the neck?

Posted on December 20, 2016

by Steve Hnatishin Musculoskeletal Injuries (MSIs), such as carpal tunnel or herniated disks, are injuries and disorders that affect the… read more

Working with the reluctantly safe

Posted on December 6, 2016

By Neal Curry In the course of providing safety services for hundreds, if not thousands of companies; I’ve seen the… read more