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Saskatchewan restaurant owner dies after robbers assaulted him, RCMP believe

RCMP believe masked men entered Louisiana’s BBQ Restaurant in La Ronge late Saturday night and assaulted Simon Grant. Grant, 64, was transferred from La Ronge Hospital to Saskatoon, but died Monday.

Faulty valve causes ammonia leak at Prince Edward Island sports arena

Three employees of a sports facility in Pownal, P.E.I. were treated at a local hospital and released, following an ammonia leak that occurred on the morning of April 10.

University rooms remain closed off following asbestos leaks

The University of Toronto has been hit with safety grievances from the union representing its teaching assistants and contract faculty, following a trio of recent asbestos leaks in the main campus’ Medical Sciences Building.

Man and woman, both 18, face total of 44 counts in Toronto robbery investigation

Police say a pizza-delivery person and a taxi driver were robbed of cash at gunpoint on April 8. And they say another cab driver was robbed by an armed and masked assailant last Monday.

U.S. man seeking asylum in Canada charged with assaulting border guard

Emerson RCMP say they received a call about 1 a.m. on April 8 to assist at the port of entry at the border. They say a 37-year-old man became aggressive while he was in cells pending the processing of his refugee claim.

Wildfire evacuation highlights growing use of tracking workers using RFID

When last year’s Alberta wildfire threatened Suncor’s oilsands upgrader near Fort McMurray, the rush to remove hundreds from the area provided a rare large-scale test of technology that can let companies know the location of every single worker.
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Feature Stories 

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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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. » Read More

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. » Read More
Press Releases 

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