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OHS|Ontario Bollards|111263|BB1

Criminal charges in workers’ injury, death remain rare in Canada

USW union has called for criminal investigation into death of worker killed in N.L. refinery explosion. We sat down with Norm Keith, a lawyer and expert in workplace safety crimes, to talk about why police rarely lay charges.

Want a strong safety culture? Listen to your employees to gain trust, respect

Following the rules is a good start, but it’s not the be-all end-all to create a safe working culture. To that, safety leaders need to build trust and respect with their teams. Rhys Fraser of Transcona Roofing offers his take.

Ontario’s WSIB holds premiums steady for 2023, calls it ’20-year low’

Average rate will remain at $1.30 per $100 of insurable payroll.
OHS|Draeger Safety Canada Limited|114196|SS1

Don’t worry. It’s a PAC ®

The Dräger PAC® series is now available with wireless connection. This feature connects your phone with Dräger Gas Detection Connect software, providing live monitoring of the connected PAC® single gas monitor. Why choose Dräger PAC® series:
  • Easy to use
  • IP 68 (Water and dust protection)
  • Alarms visible, audible, vibratory
  • Wireless connection
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Conflict on the construction site is a safety concern

Labour shortages and a pressure to get things done quickly are enemies to safety. MJ MacDonald, CEO of Construction Safety Nova Scotia, offers her take. » Read More

Burnout and isolation: Why employees and managers can’t ignore the social, mental health impact of working from home

Well-being may very well be at the heart of all the recent COVID workplace trends, including the great resignation, quiet quitting and conflict. Kiffer George Card from Simon Fraser University takes a look. » Read More
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Global OHS News 

NTSB: Communications outage a factor in lift boat disaster

13 people died aboard the Seacor Power after it capsized in the Gulf of Mexico in 2021. » Read More

2 Indian labourers killed in Kashmir grenade attack

Police blame attack on militants fighting Indian rule. » Read More
OHS|MSA Safety Sales, LLC|100016|BB2

Quebec’s work safety board releases report into firefighter’s death

Firefighter killed near Quebec City when second-storey collapsed on him due to construction defect. » Read more

Pharmaceutical company fined $60,000 after worker injures hand

Worker at Ontario plant was cleaning out a hopper for a dust collection system. » Read more

Police mourn death of RCMP constable fatally stabbed in British Columbia

Const. Shaelyn Yang, 31, is the fifth on-duty death of a Canadian police officer in as many weeks. » Read more

N.L. expanding presumptive cancer, cardiac workers’ comp benefits for firefighters

If approved, eight additional cancers will be added to list, along with cardiac events that occur within 24 hours of a call. » Read more
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Partners in Prevention 2022: Forum North

Location: Thunder Bay, Ont.
Date: Nov. 1-2
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NLCSA 2022 Health and Safety Conference

Location: St. John’s, N.L. + Virtual
Date: Nov. 9
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