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OHS|Ontario Bollards|111263|BB1

CP Rail worker, fired for safety issue, awarded 39 months’ lost wages

Incorrectly claiming just cause can result in what one employment lawyer calls “staggering” damages for lost wages that could run for decades. John Hyde breaks down the case. Read more

Voluntary or mandatory, standards play a big role in workplace safety

Candace Sellar from the CSA Group answers questions about standards, including a look at remote work and accessibility as the workplace evolves.

OHS rules apply to workers, not general public: N.S. government

Motorists were stranded in sweltering heat thanks to highway construction work, prompting a local newspaper to ask the province questions about whether OHS rules apply to people near a workplace.
OHS|Draeger Safety Canada Limited|114196|SS1

Increased Wearer Comfort: Dräger X-plore® 3500 Half Masks

A perfect combination of durability, protection, and comfort. For harsh conditions and long duration use, the Drager X-plore® 3500 half mask is the first choice.

Why choose X-plore® 3500:
  • Ergonomic design, conforming fit and excellent field of vision
  • Flexible nasal area allows the mask to be wore with a safety goggle
  • Can be removed by opening the neck clips without removing the helmet
  • Available in three sizes (S, M, L) to ensure a very good fit for every face
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No longer freezing: Working from home can make workplaces more comfortable

Women were more comfortable in their home offices, according to new research, because they could control the temperature and add or remove layers as needed. » Read More

A former whistleblower explains the dangers of Canada’s feeble whistleblowing laws

Canada has had laws in place since 2007, with every province adopting a modified version of federal legislation. But Ian Bron from Carleton University says there’s no evidence the laws are working. » Read More
Sponsored Spotlight 
OHS|Superior Glove|109864|SS2

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Hand injuries are the number one preventable industrial accident worldwide. But if they’re so preventable, why are they so common?

Get your free copy of the must-read book, RETHinking Hand Safety, to learn how some companies have reduced hand injuries by 50, even 90 percent. Discover what the most and least successful hand safety programs have in common, what the barriers to using safety gloves are, and how to get team and leadership buy-in for a successful hand safety program. Request your free copy today to get started! » Learn more
Global OHS News 

2 Air France pilots suspended after fighting in cockpit

Recent events, including fisticuffs mid-flight and leaving a leaky engine running while cruising over Africa, have prompted investigators to call for tougher safety protocols. » Read More

U.S. EPA to designate ‘forever chemicals’ as hazardous substances

Chemicals are used in cookware, carpets and firefighting foams, among other products. » Read More
OHS|Annex Business Media|100008|BB2|Buyers Guide

Ontario food manufacturer fined $75,000 after worker injured

Workers were cleaning a sausage making machine when the incident happened. » Read more

Quebec health director says Omicron targeted vaccine ready in ‘less than two weeks’

Canadians are still waiting on Health Canada’s approval of bivalent vaccine submissions from Moderna and Pfizer. » Read more

Health conflict can be good for your organization: Here’s a roadmap

Bill Howatt and Troy Winters walk leaders through the importance of conflict and what types of conflict you should allow in your workplace in Talent Canada, our sister publication. » Read more

Get your tickets for OHS Honours, part of the Biggest Night in Safety

On Sept. 15, safety professionals from across Canada are gathering at the Globe and Mail Centre in Toronto. Reserve your spot today! » Read more
Sponsored Spotlight 
OHS|SC Johnson|112258|SS3

Coming Soon! TruShot 2.0™ Mobile Dispensing System

Keep crews moving with our patented spray-and-wipe cleaning system that provides optimized dilution delivery. The easy-to-use system requires no mixing, measuring or stopping and its fully intuitive design will have cleaning crews using it in minutes. The no-spill concentrate cartridges snap directly into the trigger dispenser and the pre-labeled cartridges ensure you comply with WHMIS workplace labeling compliance. The on-board water reservoir easily fills at any water source reducing re-supply trips to the closet.
Using our high-quality SC Johnson Professional® TruShot 2.0™ hard surface chemistries, this patented system simplifies dilution dispensing and replaces wall-mounted or other concentrate dispensing systems. » Learn more

2022 NSC Congress & Expo

Location: San Diego
Date: Sept. 19
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