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Amazon wants to be the ‘Earth’s safest place to work’ – it needs to listen to employee voice

As one of the largest employers worldwide, Amazon has the potential to positively impact the lives of over a million employees – as the “Earth’s best employer” even – but it needs to start by listening to their employees.

Report: Trump officials, meat companies knew workers at risk

At the height of the pandemic, the meat processing industry worked closely with political appointees in the Trump administration to stave off health restrictions and keep slaughterhouses open even as COVID-19 spread rapidly among workers.

There could be something very bad lurking in your water

As many businesses across Canada reopens, they face a new risk in idle water systems: Legionnaire’s disease.

DrugCheck® 3000: Know for sure, on the spot

The Dräger DrugCheck® 3000 is a non-invasive drug test kit that rapidly detects up to 6 substances in oral fluid. It provides accurate results on-site. With the DrugCheck® App, users can scan, evaluate and document test results in just a handful of steps.
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  • Pocket-size for use anywhere, anytime
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A new earthquake warning system will prepare Canada for dangerous shaking

Canada does not have an earthquake early warning system or a national education initiative to develop an earthquake-aware culture. But that will soon change. » Read More

Employers need to take an extra step or two to impact workplace mental health

Despite efforts to improve workplace environment, companies grow unsure if what they are doing to help is enough. Resident expert Bill Howatt looks into the growing problem. » Read More
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Reopening offices? Here’s a list of things to check

Assessment for occupational health and safety risks should be top priority for back-to-office initiatives. » 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
OHS Hours

Top 10 Under 40

2022 NSC Congress & Expo

Location: San Diego
Date: Sept. 19
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