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The day everything changed

EMS workers are told they are a special breed who can “see anything” without being affected. But the truth isn’t that simple, and every workplace can benefit from a hard look at psychological safety.

N.B. coroner’s inquest calls for safety supervisors at all high-risk workplaces

Recommendation is being forwarded to appropriate agencies for consideration and response in wake of accident that killed Steven Lutes in 2017.

Lost-time injury rate remains at all-time low in Newfoundland and Labrador

93 per cent of employers had no reported injuries in 2021.

Cooling Vest: Increased Performance By Up to 4 Hours

When work gets hot, the Dräger Comfort Vest is always ready to use as it delivers the cooling action itself. This means: no pre-freezing, no dipping into water, no risk due to dangerous circulating air – and no time loss.
Why choose our cooling vest:
  • Automatic cooling above 27°C
  • Available in four different sizes
  • Maximum protection and high wear comfort
  • Regenerates when stored – within 4 hours at most
  • Service life for up to 3 years
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Youth are flooding workplaces: We have a duty to protect them

Employers are facing a labour crunch like most of us have never seen – that means companies are getting creative and looking beyond traditional labour pools to ensure they get the staff they need to operate. » Read More

Prevention is better than cure when it comes to high concussion rates in girls’ rugby

In Canada and the U.K., the sport is emerging as having one of the highest concussion rates across all youth sports. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 
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Experts caution against becoming ‘air-conditioned society’ as heat waves get hotter

Mechanical ventilation is a hugely problematic umbrella measure as temperatures rise. » Read More

BC Ferries fined $674K after worker fell from vessel and drowned

Worker leaned onto a fabric webbing panel that broke away when he was trying to retrieve an item floating in the water. » Read More
OHS Honours

Sponsored Spotlight 

Workplace Mental Health is Good for Business

Across Canada, companies of all sizes are realizing tangible benefits to investing in mental health, recognizing that the greatest risk to their workforce is to do nothing. Data leaders like Deloitte have put into perspective the ROI that this type of investment can have, presenting a clear business case for mental health programs. An investment in mental health isn’t only good for workplace culture, overall productivity, and employee health and safety, it’s simply good for business.

Learn more about the workplace mental health training programs available through the Mental Health Commission of Canada. » Learn more

2022 NSC Congress & Expo

Location: San Diego
Date: Sept. 19
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