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TSB says brake failure, cold weather led to deadly B.C. train derailment

Transportation Safety Board releases findings into the February 2019 derailment that killed three Canadian Pacific Railway employees.

New report shows harassment, violence still pervasive in Canadian workplaces

Western University in London, Ont., has released details from the National Survey on Harassment and Violence at Work in Canada.

Investigation finds debris killed Nunavut mine worker when helicopter rolled

TSB says pilot was uninjured but worker was fatally wounded by rotor blade debris that broke off helicopter.

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.

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Creative sentencing improves workplace safety: Why don’t we use it more?

Academics developed a testable model of how different types of regulations affect companies’ safety performance. The findings are telling. » Read More

7 tips to successfully manage a hybrid workplace

Andrew Caldwell from Peninsula Canada offers his take on ensuring a smooth transition. » Read More
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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. » Read More

Nova Scotia expands presumptive coverage for cancer, heart attacks for firefighters

19 types of cancers will now be covered, along with heart attacks that happen within 24 hours of an emergency call. » Read More

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Today, 3 workers in Canada will die on the job

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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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