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N.B. island mourns loss of fisherman who freed dozens of entangled whales

A small island community in New Brunswick is mourning the loss of a fisherman who, friends say, was killed moments after freeing a whale that was entangled in fishing line.

Former Saskatchewan school principal admits to six charges of misconduct

Trent Senger admitted to engaging in sexist, profane and belittling comments about colleagues, making humiliating comments about a student and a parent at a school event and failing to hold sufficient fire drills.

Silicosis' toxic legacy offers deadly lessons

Silicosis is making headlines in Canada, thanks largely to the work of Janice Martell. Inspired by her miner father, Jim Hobbs, Martell began to document health issues associated with a silicosis “cure” made from aluminum called McIntyre Powder.

Legal challenge targets rejected workers’ comp claims for chronic mental stress

Hundreds of Ontarians who say they have suffered chronic mental stress due to their job may be awarded workers’ compensation if a new charter challenge is successful. It targets Ontario’s workplace safety and insurance law.

Deaths, injuries during Moncton shooting could have been avoided: Crown

A former RCMP commissioner was “contrived” in his testimony at the national police force’s Labour Code trial stemming from the shooting rampage in Moncton, N.B., the Crown said last Tuesday, as he argued senior management knew for years that frontline officers were at risk.

RCMP hosts workshop that teaches other police how to train dogs to find fentanyl

A workshop at the RCMP’s dog-training centre in Alberta attracted officers and animals from police forces across the continent eager to see the centre’s pioneering work tackling the scourge of fentanyl.
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Investigating Critical Injuries

When a workplace injury happens in Ontario, the employer’s joint health and safety committee plays a key role in collecting information and conducting a preliminary investigation. » Read More
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Workplace violence rampant in Ontario Catholic schools: survey

Eighty-nine per cent of teachers in Ontario’s Catholic schools have either experienced or witnessed some form of violence at work, according to a new report from the Ontario English Catholic Teachers’ Association published online on June 27. » Read More

Ontario workplaces have become safer, claims annual WSIB report

Ontario continues to have the lowest lost-time workplace injury rate in Canada, according to the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board. » Read More
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A+A 2017: It’s the individual that counts

May 15, 2017 — DÜSSELDORF, Germany — From October 17 to 20, trade visitors from all over the world will be meeting at the Düsseldorf Exhibition Centre for A+A, comprising both an international trade fair and a convention. » 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