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
Employer Advice on Supporting Staff with Mental Health Issues
According to the latest Canadian Mental Health Association report, 41% Canadians say their mental health has suffered since the pandemic began. This ... Read More
Ontario’s New Rules on Temporary Mask Removal During Lunch Break
There are specific rules in effect in Ontario on temporary removal of masks to eat or drink at workplaces. What are the new rules? Ontario businesse... Read More
How to Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Your Workplace
Prolonged exposure to excessive noise in the workplace can cause hearing loss. Noise induced-hearing loss is a major occupational health and safety is... Read More
COVID-19 Testing at Work: Here’s How to Do it Right
As the number of daily infections surge, you may consider providing COVID-19 testing at your workplace. Ontario employers who would like to do so, sho... Read More
COVID-19: Employer Advice on Preparing for a Third Wave
Even after a year of restrictions and lockdowns and the hope offered by vaccines, the pandemic is far from over. Upsetting as the news of a third wave... Read More
Can Employers Ask Staff to Disclose Their Vaccination Status?
Since the COVID-19 vaccine shot is not mandatory, employers may ask their staff to voluntarily disclose if they’ve received the vaccination. For empl... Read More
How to Support the Mental Health of Your Essential Workers
Even at the peak of the pandemic, essential workers were going to work every day. They have been putting their lives at risk to provide critical servi... Read More
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