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PODCAST: Women still face obstacles in OH&S profession

For International Women’s Day, the leaders of the Women in Occupational Health and Safety Society shine a spotlight on women’s achievements and the movement towards equality within the safety profession.

How many teachers have had COVID-19 but didn’t know it? Researchers want to find out

Three new projects are aiming to determine how many teachers and school staff in Canada have had COVID-19, to help inform prevention strategies in neighbourhoods, schools and daycares.

‘It’s time to move on’: Martinrea executives call for end to travel restrictions

Top executives at auto parts manufacturer deride COVID-19 health measures, saying it’s “time to move on” and recognize the “good things happening,” despite employee deaths from the novel coronavirus.

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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Will ‘densified offices’ still work post-pandemic?

Long before COVID-19, office designers were aware of potential hygienic risks associated with densification. It will be difficult for employers to brush these concerns aside post-pandemic. » Read More

Bill C-65: Importance of violence and harassment risk assessment

When establishing programs for the prevention of violence and harassment, organizations must consider all the hazards and related risks that could lead to workers experiencing these issues. » Read More

What’s the latest trend in COVID-19 protection?

As a safety officer, it is critical to keep your team safe and protected. We understand it’s not easy for your team to wear a mask for eight hours a day while performing their job efficiently. The innovative N95 pouch-style masks from Jackson Safety® are designed specifically to provide additional comfort, breathability, and productivity. These NIOSH-approved masks have a superior filtration system that blocks 95% of airborne particles and provide all-day comfort with a larger breathing chamber. Protect your team and increase their productivity with Jackson Safety’s N95 respirator-style masks today.

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OHS Canada unveils expanded awards program

Alongside the annual Top 10 Under 40 competition, our brand has unveiled OHS Canada Honours for 2021 —recognizing the achievements of occupational health and safety professionals with three separate individual awards. » Nominate a colleague today!

Ontario warns health-care providers of counterfeit N95 masks sent from its stockpile

The Ministry of Health has sent a memo to health-care providers notifying them of the problem and requesting they seek out and “isolate” the faulty gear by product number. » Read more

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Connected safety – a new era of gas detection

Location: Webinar – Live from Toronto
Date: March 9
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2021 Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference

Location: Virtual Conference
Date: April 14
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