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Recent Suncor fatalities ‘devastating’ for survivors of other workplace tragedies

Despite stringent laws, awareness campaigns and better technology, nearly 1,000 Canadians die on the job every year, a number that is remaining relatively stable.

Manitoba launches review of workplace safety act, regulations

Legislated review happens every five years, and province wants to hear from stakeholders. Deadline is Nov. 30.

Two workers injured in N.L. refinery explosion have been released from hospital

Eight workers were injured in the blast on Friday at Braya Renewable Fuels.
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Screening in the workplace: Reliable alcohol tests have never been so fast, simple and efficient

The Dräger Alcotest® 7000 is setting new standards in alcohol test devices. It has a wider measuring range, low maintenance requirements and various networking options. In addition, the device can perform alcohol tests using both a mouthpiece and a funnel. Why choose Alcotest® 7000:
  • Only one calibration every year
  • Pre-screening and screening in one device
  • Real time data transfer with the built-in Bluetooth® technology
  • Ensure dependable results in temperatures ranging from -10 °C to +55 °C
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Addressing athlete abuse in Canadian sport requires internal change and external investigators

Canadian sport is in crisis with headlines about harassment, bullying and abuse appearing with “troubling regularity,” writes MacIntosh Ross of Western University. » Read More

Plan for resistance: A critical success factor for creating a psychologically safe culture

Lower than desired engagement levels with mental health initiatives can leave leaders wondering why and what to do. Bill Howatt takes an in-depth look. » Read More
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Finding Balance in Northern and Southern Ontario Workplaces

The new world we face may provide opportunity for growth and innovation, but it also creates new challenges for businesses. So, how do we balance the new demands of work while addressing the issues of today?

Join us for our PIP Regional Health & Safety Conferences for Southwestern Ontario (Kitchener – October 19) and Northern Ontario (Thunder Bay – November 1 & 2) and get access to resources and tools to:
  1. Get back to basics, and re-establish core H&S strategies
  2. Receive guidance on current legislative and legal information
  3. Advance the conversation on a holistic approach to OHS – psychological safety/physical safety
  4. Enhance capacity to respond to complex risk management situations
  5. Experience engaging live demos, interactive learning, and a multivendor trade show
Register early, save $60 AND be entered to win a $100 Gas Card!
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Global OHS News 

Alabama train engineer indicted in death of worker on rails

Worker, who was driving a Canadian National train, was allegedly chatting on video at the time of the incident. » Read More

Rescue operations end in Nigeria building collapse with one person confirmed dead

Three story building was under construction when it collapsed and eight people were pulled from the rubble. » Read More
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Ontario drops five-day isolation guideline for COVID-19

People in the province no longer have to isolate after a positive test, in a “practical and pragmatic” change announced by the top doctor. » Read more

Vancouver company fined $125,000 after worker killed at Ontario jobsite

Man employed by a third-party trucking company was fatally injured at a CRM of Canada Processing plant in Brantford, Ont. » Read more

Canada to implement 988 suicide crisis line starting in fall 2023

Before number can be activated, 10-digit local dialling needs to be put in place across the country, says CRTC. » Read more

Last call: 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. Time is running out! » Read more

OHS Honours

Location: Toronto
Date: Sept. 15
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2022 NSC Congress & Expo

Location: San Diego
Date: Sept. 19
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