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What’s next for safety training?

Whether through emerging ways of learning, new policies or regulations on training, or refreshed perspectives and topics being taught, the majority of changes that OH&S education is currently undergoing centre around a significant shift in attitudes toward safety in the workplace, and the role that it plays under the conditions of the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Congress on Safety and Health at Work connected delegates from 120 countries

From Sept. 20 to 23, Toronto hosted the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work under the theme of “Prevention in the Connected Age: Global solutions to achieve safe and healthy work for all.”

Made-in-Canada cleaning robots gain visibility amid pandemic

Canadians venturing out into commercial spaces for the first time since the pandemic began may spot some made-in-Canada technology whizzing around, keeping the high-traffic floors squeaky clean.

Dräger X-am® 2500: Making Confined Space Entry Safe and Simple

Dräger’s X-am® 2500 multi-gas detector is the only 1–4 gas detector you need in industrial and refinery applications, which combines reliable sensor technology with long battery life. You can easily configure it to detect combustible gases, including O2, CO, NO2, SO2 and H2S.

This device is perfectly suited for most industries and applications including mining, oil & gas, chemical, emergency response and confined space entry. An optional external pump with a hose up to 45 m / 147 ft long is available for use in tanks and shafts or when searching for leaks. » More Details
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Creating safe environments in long-term care homes

While group-care settings have come to symbolize the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the practices they develop to protect residents and staff could provide guidance for workplaces across sectors. » Read More

Businesses, enforcement bodies brace for learning curve on vaccine certificates

Ontario’s proof-of-vaccination policy, now in effect, treads into new territory, as workers are tasked with asking customers to show they are immunized against the virus. » Read More
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Superior Glove has launch its new STAGBLPVB gloves featuring ErgoHyde palms for maximum durability and twice the grip in wet or oily conditions. Their exclusive thermoforming technology also creates an ergonomic fit for a natural feeling palm that optimizes dexterity.

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Is refusing a COVID-19 vaccine just cause for termination?

If the employee has no legitimate human rights reason for the blanket refusal, the employer has an argument that the employee’s actions amount to wilful misconduct. » Read more

Return to play: Tips to prevent COVID-19 transmission in sport and recreation facilities

Learning to live with the virus must involve considering how to support health and well-being. And strategies need to be developed to mitigate the risk of transmission in sport and recreation facilities. » Read more

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Benzene - Detection Challenges and New Solutions

The use of benzene cannot be eliminated in the petrochemical and other process industries. Workplace limit values for benzene have drastically reduced in recent years to limit risks of exposure to benzene vapors. Companies must ensure they stay within these thresholds by establishing strategies for precise and reliable monitoring.

This webinar will discuss some of the common challenges employers face when trying to accurately detect and monitor benzene levels, and what solutions are available to assist in complying with official thresholds. » Register today
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NSC Safety Congress & Expo

Location: Orlando, Fla.
Date: Oct. 8 to 14
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Psychologically Safe Workplace Awards Gala

Location: Virtual Event – Live From Toronto
Date: Oct. 20
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