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Unreasonable-delay arguments brought in Radiohead stage-collapse case

Charges against an entertainment company and an engineer accused in a deadly 2012 stage collapse at a Radiohead concert in Toronto should be thrown out after a legal setback sent the case back to square one, defence lawyers argued Monday.

Worker, 63, dies in apparent equipment mishap at hay plant

An employee of a hay-processing facility near the village of Cremona, Alta. was killed in an industrial accident on the morning of Aug. 16. The incident happened at about 7:30 a.m. that day, at a plant belonging to Dalziel Enterprises.

Staff shortage could risk RCMP officer safety, says police federation

A shortage of RCMP personnel across the country could create both long-term and short-term safety risks for members, according to the national federation for RCMP officers.

Three men seriously burned in explosion at car wash in Alberta

Red Deer Emergency Services platoon chief Sheldon Christensen said two are in life-threatening condition, while the third is seriously injured. All three men are in their 20s.

Tug that rammed another left unattended at full speed: safety board

The Transportation Safety Board says a six-to-eight-second absence from the controls of a tug boat caused the sinking of another tug off the east coast of Vancouver Island.

Ex-CFL player Arland Bruce III asks Supreme Court to allow concussion lawsuit

A former Canadian Football League star receiver who says he sustained “permanent and disabling” repetitive head trauma as a player has asked the Supreme Court of Canada to allow his lawsuit against the league to proceed.
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Weed at Work

The legalization of recreational marijuana in Canada came closer to reality on April 13, when the Justin Trudeau government introduced the Cannabis Act, or Bill C-45. While pot users across the country applaud the move, others have raised concerns about the effect that the proposed legislation would have on workplace safety. » Read More
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Worker seriously injured in industrial accident at food facility

An employee of a steel-fabrication company was hospitalized after an industrial accident at a food-preparation facility in Mississauga, Ont. on the afternoon of Aug. 6. » Read More

Female stunt driver dies in crash on “Deadpool 2” set in Vancouver

A female stunt driver appeared to lose control of a motorcycle before crashing into a window of a building. » Read More
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July 25, 2017 — NEWMARKET, Ont. — Claudio Dente, president of Dentec Safety Specialists, is happy to announce the latest developments in respiratory comfort and effectiveness. » Read More

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