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Legacy, language around masks will be debated long after pandemic recedes: Experts

First we didn’t have enough masks to protect us from COVID-19, then we all needed to wear them. Then we didn’t. Then we did again. There were fights, criminal charges and protests. And now, most mandates are lifting.

Preventing bullying, harassment a priority for WorkSafeBC in 2022

Last year, the agency responded to 931 complaints and received more than 3,400 inquiries – with most activity in the health-care, hospitality and construction industries.

Submit your nominations for OHS Honours

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.

DrugTest® 5000: Accurate drug screening on the spot

The Dräger DrugTest® 5000 is a non-invasive, fast and simple mobile drug screening solution that provides accurate results on-site, with storage of up to 500 results.

- Accurate results measuring recent usage of up to 8 substances including THC
- Sample and results are collected in minutes, so there is little workplace disruption.
- Work well with our non-invasive, user friendly Oral Fluid Swabs:
  • 8 Panel Swabs - COC, OPI, THC, AMP, MET, BZO, MET, KET
  • 7 Panel Swabs – COC, OPI, THC, AMP, MET, BZO, MTD
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  • 5 Panel Swabs – COC, OPI, THC, AMP, MET
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Building back equitably: 4 ways to address mental health inequities magnified by the pandemic

The statistics back up what many of us already know – mental health among Canadians suffered during the pandemic. » Read More

No returning to the office? Tips to limit work-from-home injury, employer liability

Employers that wish to have staff work at home, exclusively or on a part-time basis, need to ensure health and safety considerations are top of mind. Lawyer Chris West takes a look. » Read More

B.C. plans to license asbestos abatement contractors: WorkSafe BC

In addition, any workers and employers who perform this work must complete mandatory safety training and certification. » Read More

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OHS Honours

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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