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‘My new co-worker is shiny’

The pandemic accelerated the adoption of workplace robots in many industries, and technology might be one of the key safety solutions for the evolving workplace.

Ontario PCs exploring raising injured workers’ compensation if re-elected

The WSIB has a surplus of funds, and the change could cost an additional $1 billion. Payments could be as high as 90 per cent of pre-accident take-home pay.

Manitoba reminds employers to report incidents following series of prosecutions

Province outlines details of four recent cases including a worker who was struck by an excavator, one who fell off a roof and one who was pinned by an overhead door.

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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Building healthy relationship skills supports men’s mental health

While major depression is a contributing factor to suicidality, a recent review concluded that being unmarried, single, divorced or widowed are strong predictors of suicide among men. » Read More

Did governments around the world initially over-react to the COVID-19 pandemic?

Early decisions were made because the virus was perceived as very dangerous – and at first lockdowns elicited little public outcry almost anywhere, even though they profoundly affected daily lives. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 
Superior GLove

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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. » 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

Sponsored Spotlight 
Step 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

IRSP Conference 2022

Location: Virtual
Date: May 9
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