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OHS Canada awards now open for 2022

OHS Honours and Top 10 Under 40 are back — and bigger, better than ever. Nominations close May 31, and we’re planning a gala celebration in September as part of the biggest night in health and safety.

Cognitive health: A hidden challenge with tremendous workplace implications

It’s time for workplaces to recognize the importance of cognitive health in determining the success of their employees and their organization. Conny Glenn, Allan Smofsky and Rensia Melles take an in-depth look.

How to earn a Psychologically Safe Workplace Award

Dejero, a gold winner from the 2022 awards, discusses their mental health program in this special podcast.

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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Reflections on 2 years of COVID-19 coverage

OHS Canada’s Marcel Vander Wier says farewell in his final column. » Read More

Omitting indoor air quality from COVID-19 guidance for shelters and long-term care homes is a grave mistake

It’s time to seed the beginnings of a new system: One that embraces the precautionary principle and treats every single preventable death as a catastrophic failure. » Read More
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Thread For Life

Today, 3 workers in Canada will die on the job

That’s more than 1,000 families devastated by a workplace tragedy each year. With all of the challenges of life in a pandemic, these are tough times – and families need your help now more than ever.

Steps for Life is traditionally a 5-kilometre family walk that aims to educate the community about the devastating ripple effects of each workplace tragedy.

Join the Steps for Life campaign today. Walk to Win! Register today for your chance at prizes and support this cause. » Learn more

How to perform a proper N95 fit test

Employees requiring respirators must be properly fit tested. » Read More

Planning for a safe return to work during the pandemic

COVID-19 restrictions lifting, but it’s something we will be dealing with – and adapting to – for some time. » Read More
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3M Webinar

Identifying the ABC's of Rescue

Year after year, falls continue to be one of the most common workplace injuries. Employers make efforts to protect their employees by eliminating the need to go to heights or putting in place measures to protect workers from a risk of a fall. On construction sites these efforts alone will not protect all workers as employees will still need to work in situations where they are exposed to a potential fall. The webinar session will look at aspects of an effective rescue plan.

Join us for this free webinar. This session may be eligible for CEU credits. » Learn more
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2022 ACSA Conference

Location: Virtual Conference
Date: March 14
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Occupational Health and Safety Conference

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

Location: Virtual
Date: May 9
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