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Jury looking at death of Glencore worker makes 15 safety recommendations

Richard Pigeau was killed in 2015 when he was run over by the vehicle he was driving — recommendations aimed at employer, government and Caterpillar.

Slips, trips and falls a major source of injuries at pubs, restaurants: WorkSafeBC

Agency asks employers to be vigilant as it points out these incidents are responsible for one-in-four claims.

Ontario opens bivalent vaccine bookings for most vulnerable

Health-care workers, long-term care residents and people over 70 are eligible.
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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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The PPE used throughout the pandemic is getting tangled up in wildlife

A cartoon circulating online shows rats lying in bunk beds made from medical grade masks – and a small survey of an area of Toronto found 14,000 items accumulated in one year. » Read More

Life, death, intimacy and privilege: 4 works of COVID fiction – and what they say about us

Deborah Lupton, of UNSW Sydney, offers her take on novels that explored life during the pandemic. » Read More
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Global OHS News 

Two utility workers shot, killed in Mexico as cartels increasingly target civilians

Assailants opened fire on truck carrying workers from state-owned electrical company. Two workers escaped the barrage. » Read More

Man killed by co-worker after argument over election in Brazil

Support of president used a knife and axe to kill backer of main opposition leader. » Read More
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2023 employer assessments now available from WCB Nova Scotia

Average rate will remain “stable” at $2.65 per $100 of payroll in 2023, agency said. » Read more

Fallen Montreal firefighters honoured at ceremony in Ottawa on Sept. 11

24 firefighters, who died of various cancers most likely contracted in the line of duty, had their names inscribed on the Canadian Fall Firefighters Foundation monument. » Read more

Health Canada warns about Zero Tolerance Plus hand sanitizer

Sanitizer, produced by Beauty in Bulk, contains benzene at elevated levels. » 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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