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Pilot association warns of “impending disaster” following survey

The Canadian Federal Pilots Association is sounding an alarm that Transport Canada budget cuts may lead to a major aviation accident in the near future.

Man allegedly punches manager in face during training on first day on job: police

Police say a 20-year-old man has a court date next month after a bad first day on the job. They say officers were called to a Barrie, Ont. fast-food restaurant on Saturday to investigate a reported altercation between a new employee and his manager.

Staffing cuts may endanger workers at oil refinery, says union

Employees at the North Atlantic Refining Limited oil refinery in Come By Chance, N.L. have been expressing concern about workplace safety following recent layoffs, according to the local union leader.

Worker dies in industrial accident at Vale in Sudbury, Ont.

Vale says the worker — an employee of contractor Cecchetto and Sons — was taken to hospital after suffering “critical injuries” in the industrial accident on Thursday.

Ontario bill named for firefighters killed in roof collapse would protect others

An Ontario private member’s bill, named after two firefighters killed in a roof collapse, aims to protect others venturing into similar situations by removing some of the dangerous unknowns.

Service honours RCMP officer on first anniversary of her death in B.C.

Sarah Beckett died on April 5, 2016, when her cruiser was hit broadside by a truck in Langford, outside Victoria. The 32-year-old married mother of two young boys had been a Mountie for 11 years.
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When the Dust Settles

From 1978 to 1979, Jim Hobbs was one of many miners in northern Ontario who inhaled finely ground aluminum dust known as McIntyre Powder, which was believed to protect them from silicosis. Canisters containing this powder were punctured, and a compressed-air system would send out a thick, black cloud of respirable aluminum dust into specially constructed chambers or change rooms where miners breathed in the dust. During the dispersal process, all ventilation would be halted. » Read More

Managing Change

Significant changes in a workplace affect the mental and physical health of employees, says a recent study by Toronto-based consulting firm Morneau Shepell. » Read More
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Fatal heart attack may have resulted from years of workplace bullying: WCB ruling

The Workers Compensation Board of Prince Edward Island recently awarded benefits to a Hazelbrook, P.E.I. woman, after ruling that her husband’s death by cardiac arrest had been linked to workplace bullying. » Read More

Worker hospitalized after electric shock at power plant in Ontario

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating an incident that occurred at the Bruce Power plant in Tiverton on March 26, when an employee was injured by an electrical shock. » Read More
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MSA ALTAIR® 4XR multigas detector is real time: Safety at the speed of now

March 8, 2017 – CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP, PA – New MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector provides (optional) real-time event notification using Bluetooth connectivity. » Read More

Uvex Hydroshield™ Anti-fog lens coating now available from Honeywell

March 6, 2017 – SMITHFIELD, RI – Honeywell announced that it has expanded the number of eye-protection products available with Uvex HydroShield™ anti-fog lens coating by seven new offerings, due to popular demand. » Read More