As the Head of Health and Safety at Peninsula Canada, Hope McManus leads the health and safety advisory and consultancy team to deliver solutions for small businesses.
Hope joined Peninsula in 2020 from Air Canada, one of the world’s biggest airlines, where she was a senior health and safety professional.
Besides 10 years in the field of health and safety, Hope’s expertise includes business logistics and operations, HR management, and liaising and developing relationships with governing bodies.
Her area of focus is accreditations, which include risk management training, audit training, root cause analysis was well as accident/injury reporting.
Hope has an excellent record of accomplishment in developing new wellness initiatives to help organizations achieve above the expected ROI.
Her authoritative health and safety commentary is regularly featured in industry magazines, websites, blogs, and newspapers. Hope has appeared on CP24, CBC Radio, Global News Radio, and in leading HR publications, such as OHS Insider, CanadianHR Reporter and HRD Canada.
Recent Blog Posts By Hope McManus
7 Tips to Reduce Zoom Fatigue
Video calls are an indispensable part of our remote work routines. Chances are that you may be spending a significant portion of your work hours in vi... Read More
5 Mistakes to Avoid During a Health and Safety Inspection
Ontario has increased its health and safety inspection blitzes to prevent the spread of COVID-19. In retail alone, inspectors have visited more than 2... Read More
How to Limit COVID-19 Infection Risks During Lunch Breaks
You may have exercised due diligence in implementing COVID-19 health and safety measures in your workplace. But the slightest oversight in managing lu... Read More
Ontario's New Rules for Reopening Non-Essential Retail Stores
As Ontario gradually lifts its Stay-at-Home order, new measures may bring respite for retail businesses. Non-essential retail stores in the province ... Read More
Anxiety Disorders: How Employers Can Support Employees
It is natural to feel occasional anxiety whether related to events at work or in personal life. However, excessive fear and worry over every day or ... Read More
Employer FAQs on Vaccines & COVID-19 Testing at Work
In the coming months, widespread distribution of vaccines is expected to bring much-needed respite, especially for businesses affected by the lockdown... Read More
New Guidelines on Reporting Outbreaks in Toronto Workplaces
Employers will now have to notify Toronto Public Health (TPH) as soon as they become aware that two or more people at their workplace tested positive ... Read More
Can Face Shields be Used in Place of Face Masks?
Face masks offer protection by reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission in places (public transit, grocery stores) where it may not be possible to k... Read More
COVID-19 Vaccine: Employer Advice on Vaccination FAQs
Canada is currently in the first phase of its three-phase COVID-19 Immunization Plan. At present, high-risk populations, such as the elderly and front... Read More
Employer Advice on Communicating COVID-19 Policies to Staff
The importance of following public health measures on COVID-19 cannot be emphasized enough. Provinces across Canada, especially Quebec and Ontario, ar... Read More
How to Support Staff Returning to Work After Injury or Illness
While employers must take all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of employees in the workplace, it is important to have a policy in place to ... Read More