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Ontario reviewing occupational illnesses to find, fix roadblocks

The review, a first in the province’s history, will evaluate how illnesses are identified, monitored and prevented.

Always on: Supporting the need for employees to disconnect

Not being able to disconnect for a sustained period of time can lead to burnout, depression and anxiety.

The beards are back: New PPE changes rules for Alberta prison guards

Effective immediately, job postings will no longer require job applicants seeking to become correctional peace officers in Alberta.

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
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In case of emergency, put on your oxygen mask first

The challenges facing manufacturing over the last two years have taken a toll on workers, and it’s also impacted those in leadership positions. Unfortunately, leaders often choose to take care of themselves last. » Read More

Cardiac rehab for heart patients saves lives and money, so why isn’t it used more?

It’s not just ‘broccoli and running shoes,’ as one medical director likes to say. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 
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OHS fines in Ontario skyrocket, naloxone kits being mandated under new law

Maximum fine for directors, officers jumping from $100,000 to $1.5 million and a list of “aggravating factors” to be considered has been outlined. » Read More

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

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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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