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February 19, 2019

Winnipeg transit rejects signage in memory of bus driver killed on job

Winnipeg Transit drivers were told Thursday not to display messages on their buses in memory of a colleague murdered on the job exactly two years ago.

Media report cites workplace concerns at site of Alberta plant explosion

Media report cites workplace concerns at site of Alberta plant explosion A media report says a wood pellet plant west of Edmonton where a fire and explosion occurred this week was also the scene of a fire early last month

Threat of closure is best tool to urge roof safety in N.S. coal mine: Minister

HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s labour minister says the threat of closure is his best tool to penalize a coal mine that broke mining rules by not reporting two massive cave-ins within the required 24 hours.

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Behind Bars

An increase in reported inmate-on-staff violence in Ontario’s correctional institutions has led to the release of a report by the province’s independent corrections adviser in December 2018, offering 42 recommendations aimed at making jails safer. But correctional violence is not unique to Ontario — it is a nationwide problem. » Read More
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Two companies fined for workplace safety violations that led to worker’s injury

WEYBURN, Sask. – Two out-of-province companies have been fined for a work-site accident in Saskatchewan almost two years ago in which a worker injured his arm. » Read More

RCMP investigate explosion at oil and gas facility in Alberta, three hurt

GRANDE PRAIRIE, Alta. – RCMP are investigating an explosion at an oil and gas facility in northwestern Alberta. » Read More

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You can change the cartridge position ... without changing the cartridge

Newmarket ON (Jan 21, 2019) – 2019 Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, is happy to announce the latest developments in cartridge respirator’s convenience and efficiency. » Read More