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B.C. changing age limits for specific jobs to protect young workers

Province examined WorkSafeBC injury data, rules in other jurisdictions to restrict worker that can be done by workers under 18.

Union calls for criminal investigation after oil worker killed in Newfoundland and Labrador

One of the workers injured in the Braya Renewables explosion has died, leading the union to urge the RCMP to “leave no stone unturned” under Westray law.

Manitoba employer penalized for taking too long to report workplace injury

Company didn’t report injury for two days, leading court to impose a $25,000 fine against Excel-7 Ltd.
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Tragedy feels worse when it happens in your backyard

Last week, two police officers in Ontario where shot and killed. And while workplace injuries and fatalities are often reported as statistics, the stories change when you unveil the people behind the numbers. OHS Canada senior editor Todd Humber offers his take. » Read More

Drug overdoes in public bathrooms are common: New tools could prevent harm, improve response

Every month in B.C., more than 50 overdoses happen in bathrooms. More must be done to prevent and improve how we respond to overdoses in these settings. Trevor Goodyear from UBC and Marilou Gagnon from the University of Victoria take a look. » Read More
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Family mourns death of 41 coal miners in Turkey, demanding punishment

On explosion on Friday at state-owned Turkish Hard Coal Enterprise’s mine in Amasra is being blamed on a firedamp explosion, according to the government. » Read More

Workers’ comp medical payment declined during pandemic: WCRI

We’re starting to see data on how COVID impact workers’ compensation. Numbers out of Florida suggest there was a decrease due to postponed or avoided medical care due to concerns about the virus. » Read More

Toronto Hydro fined $200K after worker electrocuted while working underground

Worker came into contact with low voltage electricity, which shocked him — causing a fall. » Read more

Frontier School Division fined after worker injured while using table saw in Manitoba

Province reminding employers to ensure machines are equipped with appropriate safeguards after $30,000 fine laid by court. » Read more

Saskatchewan company fined $50K for serious worker injury

Worker suffered injuries when their coveralls became entangled in the spindle of a boring mill. » Read more

Charges laid in Ottawa under new crime of harassing a health worker

Family doctor threatened after appearing on a national television show advocating for people to keep wearing masks. » Read more
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Partners in Prevention 2022: Forum North

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Date: Nov. 1-2
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