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Unlicenced operators responsible for more near misses involving drones: study

A new study says there are more drones in the air than piloted aircraft and the numbers of close calls between the two continue to rise. The University of Calgary study examined drone-incident data from Transport Canada.

Farm worker, 25, dead in tractor accident

Quebec’s provincial police force and occupational health and safety authority are investigating a workplace fatality that occurred on a farm in Inverness, a small municipality south of the St. Lawrence River, on the afternoon of May 30.

Union, city discuss improved transit safety following knife attack on bus driver

Security for bus operators in Sudbury, Ont. needs upgrades, according to the Canadian Union of Public Employees chapter representing transit workers in the city. The union has been meeting with the City regarding safety improvements.

All front-line provincial police officers in Ontario to carry naloxone kits

Each officer will be issued a kit with two doses of naloxone nasal spray while on duty, while members of selected specialized units — such as drug enforcement and community street-crime units — will carry a personal kit all the time.

Landmark deal in RCMP harassment class action wins court approval

An unprecedented settlement that will pay up to $220,000 to women who were sexually harassed while working for the RCMP over the past 40 years has been approved by a Federal Court judge, who called the agreement fair and reasonable.

Man accused of tossing beer can onto Jays field pleads guilty to mischief

In an agreed statement of facts presented in court, Ken Pagan admitted tossing a can of beer on the field as a Baltimore Orioles player was about to catch a fly ball during the seventh inning of the pivotal wild-card game in Toronto.
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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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City releases report on former deputy mayor accused of harassment

Following the recent resignation of deputy mayor Michael Di Biase, the City of Vaughan, Ont. has released the investigation report on accusations that Di Biase sexually harassed a colleague on numerous occasions. » Read More

Silicosis affecting miners in Labrador, according to new study

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has released the results of a medical audit. » Read More
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International Specialist Retail Conference at A+A

May 19, 2017 — DÜSSELDORF, Germany — From October 17 to 20, 2017, trade visitors from all over the world will meet for the A+A International Trade Fair with Congress at the exhibition centre. » Read More

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