health and safety

Caring for Our People: A Look at Gildan's 2019 Sustainability Highlights


Gildan recently announced the release of its 2019 ESG report, highlighting the progress made by the Company towards fulfilling their vision of Making Apparel Better®. An essential part of achieving this vision rests on Gildan’s Genuine Responsibility® program, which has been designed around three core pillars. Today, Gildan focuses on the first pillar, Caring for Our People, as the Company looks back on some of its 2019 highlights.

Gildan Responds to Increased Demand for Masks and Re-Opens Two Additional Facilities

Gildan has re-opened two sewing facilities in Nicaragua to respond to increased demand in mask production

In April, Gildan announced that the Company had partially re-opened some of its textile and sewing factories in Honduras to produce non-medical face masks and isolation gowns in support of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Company adapted its operations to manufacture the new products and mobilized a team of experts to develop and implement stringent processes to protect employees who had chosen to come back to work on this effort. But since then, the demand for masks has continued to grow.

Gildan Activewear to Start Producing Personal Protective Equipment to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Press Release

MONTREAL, April 8, 2020 /3BL Media/- Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL: TSX and NYSE) today announced that it has joined forces with various business partners to leverage its manufacturing facilities to produce non-medical face masks and isolation gowns in support of the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Gildan Partners With Leading US Cancer Research Institute for Cervical Cancer Prevention Project on the Factory Floor

For World Cancer Day, Gildan shares impactful project on cervical cancer prevention launched in Honduras

In light of World Cancer Day, an international day to raise awareness of cancer and encourage its prevention, Gildan looks back at a meaningful partnership with The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Norris Cotton Cancer Center (NCCC) and the League Against Cancer Honduras on a cancer prevention project in three of their sewing facilities.

Auditing Unveiled: Gildan’s Social Compliance Audit Process Revealed From A to Z

Gildan shares the audit process that ensures the consistent application of social standards across their entire supply chain

Social compliance audits are an integral step in ensuring employees’ safety and improving working conditions in the clothing industry. They serve as tools to determine a factory’s compliance with international labor standards across various topics, including child labor, forced labor, health and safety, freedom of association and collective bargaining, discrimination, working hours, remuneration and management systems.

EHS Mixtape: The Soundtrack for Modern Health & Safety Leaders


Antea Group puts EHS into music in our EHS mixtape. There’s a tune for every EHS leader and practitioner, bringing health and safety to the forefront in a head-bobbing, toe-tapping way!

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Practitioner Spotlight--Alanna Garrison


Antea Group’s Alanna Garrison is highly accomplished professionally and a true inspiration in her personal life. We let her tell us her secrets to success as a health and safety practitioner, and what she finds rewarding and surprising about her job.

Read about this cancer-survivor, mom, runner, former dancer, and health and safety project manager from New Jersey in our monthly spotlight.

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Practitioner Spotlight--Kylle Barrieau


Antea Group spotlights Kylle Barrieau, a Health and Safety Project Manager based in in Denver, Colorado. Kylle expresses her passion for health and safety, and recounts past experience as industrial hygienist at a human tissue donor facility.

Find out more about Kylle and Antea Group here.

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Advanced Technologies That Keep UPSers Safe

UPS drivers travel millions of miles every day, and our goal is for all of our drivers to make it home safely.
Today, technology investments are making the safety and efficiency of our drivers even more effective, helping us create a work environment that better protects our employees and adapts to a changing business environment.

Health & Safety Conferences You Don't Want to Miss in 2019


If you want to keep up with the latest health and safety industry trends, regulatory updates, and innovations, you can do this in an exciting and networked way—by attending H&S events.

Check out the excellent line-up of H&S events coming in 2019-- like the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo in May or the National Safety Council’s Congress & Expo in September, and more.

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