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October 24, 2019

What a Liberal minority government will mean for the health of Canadians

Canadians have elected a minority government. What does that mean for health care across the country, moving forward?

B.C. police commissioner report highlights ‘predatory’ behaviour, gun safety

The report says an investigation determined the officer’s conduct spanned six years and involved women he met while on duty, using his position of trust as a police officer to develop sexual relationships with 11 of them.

Slips, trips injure 1,000 B.C. manufacturing workers each year

Each year, nearly 1,000 workers in B.C.’s manufacturing sector suffer fall injuries, costing businesses about 49,000 lost workdays and more than $22 million in claim costs, says WorkSafeBC.
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Violence against nurses is unacceptable

Health-care workers are four times more likely to be the target of workplace violence than any other professional, writes Vicki McKenna, president of the Ontario Nurses’ Association. » Read More

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. » Read More
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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