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The next major hazard

Our Winter cover story: It’s high time to prepare for current and future environmental concerns at the workplace.

Experts say journalists face increasing vitriol from distrustful minority at protests

Mainstream media has become an easy target for some who believe 'if facts aren't on their side ... attack the messenger.'

Ontario to drop vaccine requirements as of March 1, masks will remain

Masking requirements will remain in place at this time, with a specific timeline to lift this measure to be communicated at a later date.
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Dräger Alcotest® 6000 – Proven Breathalyzer in Use Worldwide

Regular alcohol tests at work lead to a safer workplace and make sure that your workers are able to give their best. Dräger Alcotest® 6000 is a potable alcohol-screening device that is user-friendly and intuitive to use. It has been sold over 1,000,000 times globally.

Why choose Alcotest® 6000:
  • Fast and hygienic adaption of the Slide’n’click mouthpiece
  • Clear result detection supported by acoustic signals and colored LEDs
  • Reliable electrochemical sensor proven in workplace and law enforcement applications
  • Available Bluetooth communication with Dräger mobile printer
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From the editor: Reimagining workplace health and safety

As the future of work is ushered in, leaders need to ensure the opportunity for lasting change doesn’t slip by. » Read More

What lies ahead for OHS law in 2022?

Even though much of 2021 was focused on COVID-19, the Ministry of Labour did move forward with several legislative amendments that will facilitate oversight and enforcement at Ontario’s workplaces. And it seems like 2022 holds similar promise. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 
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Superior Protection Against Hazards

Whether working with sharp objects, machinery, or handling strong chemicals, it's important for workers to keep their hands and arms safe. From heat resistance to cut protection to added grip, Superior Glove offers top-quality safety products that can withstand the most extreme workplace conditions. With a full line of comfortable work gloves, safeguard your workers by providing them with protection they will want to wear all day long. Experience the superior protection and comfort of Superior Glove.
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Workplace vaccine mandates being upheld as challenges largely tossed out

Legal challenges of employer vaccine mandates and health measures are being tossed out as arbitrators in Canada largely side with the need to maintain safe workplaces during a pandemic, legal experts say. » Learn more

‘Zero-tolerance’ cannabis policy for workers in safety sensitive positions found to be unreasonable, discriminatory

When an employer implements a workplace policy or program, it is crucial that they account for individual differences in employees. » Learn more
Ontario Bollards

Sponsored Spotlight 
Ontario Bollards


Protect people and equipment from accidental impact from moving vehicles.

Our industry leading polymer safety barriers flex upon impact and return to their original state. This energy absorbing ability significantly reduces maintenance costs and help prevent costly floor repairs.

Our patented, proprietary, REFLEX polymer is scratch resistant, safe in food environments and unlike other plastic guard products in the market the REFLEX polymer is fire resistant.

The modular design can accommodate virtually any application.

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Contact us at Ontario Bollards for a no obligation quote on you guarding requirements, your staff and accountants will thank you. » Learn more

Occupational Health and Safety Conference

Location: Winnipeg
Date: April 26 to 28
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IRSP Conference 2022

Location: Virtual Conference
Date: May 9 to 12
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