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A collective approach to COVID-19 prevention

To help reduce the risk of exposure, it’s important for employers to remember that risks aren’t just contained to the work environment. Every person who walks through the door — customers, staff, volunteers — contributes to the safety of the workplace.

Time for Canada, U.S. to get serious about how, when to reopen border: experts

A panel of experts and powerful political luminaries from both Canada and the United States have sounded the alarm about what they consider an urgent need to get serious about reopening the shared border.

Ontario has entered third wave of COVID-19, say province’s science advisers

Canada’s chief medical officer of health said Ontario has come to an “inflection point” in the pandemic after the province seemed to bring its second wave under control.

Dräger X-plore® 1750 (NIOSH Approved) N95 for Personal Safety

Dräger X-plore® 1750 respirator makes breathing particularly easy and keeps you cool for extended periods. The mask combines low breathing resistance with high filter performance, protecting you from dusty environments. These key features offer maximum protection and high wear comfort:
  CoolSAFE™ filter material enhances filter performance and reduces breathing resistance
  Hydrophobic material prevents moisture buildup for extended use
  Flexible nose clip and continuous loop head harness ensures a conforming fit
  Individual packaging guarantees each face piece stays clean and hygienic
  Space-saving, flat-folded design makes the masks easy to transport
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Honouring our safety heroes

OHS Canada has launched an expanded awards program, honouring excellence in the profession. Nominations are being accepted until May 28. » Read More

How living life on a screen during COVID-19 affects your eyes

Computer vision syndrome and digital eye strain are in focus as the coronavirus pandemic extends past the one-year mark. » Read More

Designed to make you think on your feet.

The Advanced Industrial Fall Protection course goes beyond standard fall protection training to help participants make informed decisions on their fall arrest system based on their fall protection plan.

The scenarios are designed by industry professionals and trainers to make you think carefully. It challenges employees and supervisors to make sure fall protection plans are clear, concise and being followed.

Includes: Review of fundamentals, legislative requirements, Fall Protection planning and extensive testing of skills working at heights.

The Manufacturer’s Health & Safety Association follows all Alberta COVID-19 Guidelines. » Register and learn more here

Farm safety protocols beginning to mature

Resilience and wellness were the focus of this year’s Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, which saw organizations across the sector educating the wider industry about the safety issues within agriculture. » Learn more

Fatigue, soreness, fever: experts say some side effects mean vaccines are working

The World Health Organization says side effects to COVID-19 vaccines have been mostly “mild to moderate and short-lasting” and include: fever, fatigue, headache, muscle pain, chills, diarrhea and pain at the injection site. » Learn more


2021 Virtual Mining Health and Safety Conference

Location: Virtual Conference
Date: April 14
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CSSE 2021 Professional Development Conference

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: Sept. 12 to 15
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2021 World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

Location: Virtual Conference
Date: Sept. 20 to 23
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