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Demand for COR certification continues to grow in Canada

COR is an accreditation program that verifies companies are meeting national occupational health and safety standards.

Ontario to require proof of vaccination as of Sept. 22

Once enacted, Ontarians will need to be fully vaccinated (two doses plus 14 days) and provide proof along with photo ID to access certain public settings and facilities.

New WorkSafeBC safety headgear regulations take effect Sept. 1

Employer must take measures to eliminate or minimize the risk of head injury before requiring the worker to wear safety headgear.

Dräger X-act® 7000: Providing Lab-quality Analysis on the Spot

The X-act® 7000 tests benzene and other toxic substances, providing lab-quality measurements on the spot. It is extremely easy to use. Simply insert the Dräger micro tubes, start measuring, then read the test results. The key features are:
  • Sensitivity: Precisely measure gases, such as benzene in the low ppb range
  • Versatility: On-the-spot measurement of gases, replacing slow and expensive lab analyses
  • Selectivity: Occurrence of false positives and false alarms is virtually eliminated

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Safety shoes take athletic turn

Even throughout the changes of a pandemic, athletic and fashion trends continue to transform the direction of safety footwear. » Read More

Workplace vaccine mandates require delicate balance

Accommodation requests should only be considered with specific reference to protected grounds under human rights legislation, writes employment lawyer John Hyde. » Read More
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You’re invited to attend the premier global OSH meeting. Preliminary Program now available

From September 20-23, 2021, Canada is hosting the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work. OSH professionals are convening to discuss the critical issues of our time, including COVID-19, mental health, the digital economy and the future of work.

For the first time in its 66-year history, the Congress is a virtual event, offering world-class speakers, inspiring experiences, elevated networking, premium content, and access to global thought leaders. Join thousands of international delegates. Share knowledge. Connect with global leaders. Leave with ideas you can use. » Learn more

How today’s workplace leaders can become more inclusive

Inclusion helps create conditions for diversity — the makeup of your team that encourages members to thrive in all aspects, from job performance to physical and psychological health. » Read more

Uncertainty around return to office can affect mental health

To better support staff, employers are advised to be transparent and clear about their return-to-work plans and what the future might look like for their workforce. » Read more
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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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