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October 10, 2019

Health and safety review underway at Fiera Foods after worker death

The Sept. 25 death of a Fiera Foods worker has sparked a comprehensive review into the health and safety culture and practices at the industrial bakery in North York, Ont.

Normalizing mental health key to preventing police suicides: report

Destigmatizing mental health issues and quick access to quality care are critical to helping stop police officers from killing themselves, says a new report.

Farm Feud

A new provincial government in Alberta wants to scrap controversial farm safety legislation and replace it with what it deems as more flexible options.
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Quebec government worker dies in workplace accident on cranberry farm

Provincial police say a piece of the woman’s clothing, later identified as a scarf by the workplace health and safety board, got caught in moving machinery. » Read More

Cannabis remains off limits at most Canadian workplaces

The one-year anniversary of legalized recreational cannabis is on the horizon, but the impact of the drug in Canadian workplaces has been lower than expected, according to a survey. » Read More
Product News 

Game-based testing software assesses brain function

Launched in January, EQ Brain Performance is a software module providing quantitative measures of poorer balance performance in individuals with neurologic conditions known to impair balance. » Read More

Aware4Duty app measures fitness for work

Aware360, a Calgary-based safety technology company, has launched Aware4Duty — an app requiring employees to perform a 60-second cognitive assessment measuring alertness and fatigue. » Read More