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HVAC’s increased importance in workplace safety

Ontario Society of Professional Engineers CEO Sandro Perruzza joins the Safe Zone podcast to discuss best practice in air ventilation systems amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stricter COVID-19 measures now in effect at Canadian borders, airports

A mandatory three-day hotel quarantine for most travellers landing at Canadian airports comes into effect Monday, along with a suite of measures meant to prevent contagious COVID-19 variants from entering the country.

Who do provinces have pegged to receive vaccines in coming weeks?

As COVID-19 vaccine supplies gradually ramp up across the country, most provinces and territories have released details of who can expect to receive a shot in the coming weeks.

Extended application range for Dräger Benzene pre-tube, 0.025 – 100 ppm

Good news! The application range of our benzene pre-tube has been extended to 100 ppm. An improved reagent system and intensive tests have made this change possible.

With the extended application range, this pre-tube offers two applications:

  • Using the PID LC ppb Sensor, the pre-tube enables selective Benzene measurements for occupational exposure limits in the range of 0-5 ppm
  • Using the PID HC Sensor, the pre-tube enables selective Benzene measurements in the range of 25-40 ppm to determine whether a respiratory filter (APR) or supplied air respirator (SAR or SCBA) is required

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Ontario extends stay-at-home order in Toronto, Peel, North Bay

Three Ontario regions will remain under the strictest orders until at least March 8. » Read More

Toronto’s top doctor sounds alarm over COVID-19 variants

Officials expressed growing concern over highly transmissible COVID-19 variants taking hold in Canada’s biggest cities and in First Nation reserves across the country. » Read More

U.S. coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus. » Read More

JHSC Certification Part 1 eLearning Now Available

Mandatory Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHSC) certification training is now offered via eLearning in Ontario! Public Services Health & Safety Association’s (PSHSA) 2-day, CPO-approved course covers the first part of the training required for members of workplace JHSCs. Applicable to all workplaces in Ontario, this new program brings content to life through applied scenarios, engaging interactions and rich insights from health and safety experts, and provides learners with a positive, dynamic and immersive experience that reflects the very best in instructional design and technology.

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Head safety meets style

Recent style innovations for helmets and hard hats have also improved workers’ safety, according to experts in the field. » Read more

New federal rules on violence, harassment in effect: Are you compliant?

On Jan. 1, new Bill C-65 rules came into force toward the prevention and resolution of violence and harassment in the federally regulated workforce. » Read more
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Connected Safety — A New Era Of Gas Detection

Connected safety pushes the boundaries of conventional gas detection. If a gas leak, health event or injury occurred right now, how fast could you respond? Connected safety means that every employee is protected with total monitoring technology their entire shift, including gas detection. But it’s about more than that. With Blackline Safety, discover how everyone can be connected so no one gets left behind.

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Bill C-65 is now law: Do you have the right resolution processes?

Understanding newly prescribed processes for federally regulated employers to resolve a report of violence and harassment, and the role of the designated recipient. » Learn More

Reviewing unique hazards teleworkers face in winter

Employers should provide resources and avenues that maintain positive mental health within remote workers, especially during the dark winter season. » Learn More