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Supervisor, director of construction firm fined $15,000 each after workers injured in fall

Total fines handed out approached $500,000 in accident at high-rise residential construction project in St. Catharines, Ont.

Quebec’s CNESST issues report in ATV accident that injured worker under age 14

Campground had more than 175 workers under age of 14 on its payroll, and the majority did not have written authorization from a parent or legal guardian.

The growing toll of job injuries you can’t see

In 2021, a record number of workers applied for mental health benefits from WorkSafeBC. About 37 per cent were accepted.

New study shows that high rates of workplace injuries in Montreal involve immigrants

Up to 80 per cent of people who are injured and require rehabilitation are immigrants.

Toronto waste transfer facility fined $125,000 after worker struck, killed by truck

There was no active signalling occurring at the York1 Milliwick Transfer facility.

The TUTOR - Draeger Fire Extinguisher Training Equipment

Train on the proper use of fire extinguishers in a safe, effective, and environmentally friendly manner. The TUTOR provides two available flame sizes for varying training scenarios. Multiple props are available for use with the TUTOR. Available for delivery before year end, while supplies last.

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OHS Canada 2022 year in review: The stories that shaped workplace safety

The year started with continuing impacts of COVID and its variants, and wound down with a massive storm hitting much of the country just before the holidays. Here’s what happened in between. » Read More
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Bear fatally shot after escape, attack on Florida zookeeper

Escape happened in a behind-the-scenes area at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens. » Read More

New bridge to open in place of collapsed Pittsburgh span

50-year-old bridge collapsed on same stay U.S. President Joe Biden was in town to talk infrastructure spending. » Read More

I research mass shootings, but I never believed one would happen in my condo

Jack Rozdilsky of York University had the subject of his work strike very close to home – the very building in which he lives. » Read more

In an era of chronic labour shortages, should employers turn a blind eye to misbehaviour?

Senior editor Todd Humber takes a look at what punishment should fit small crimes in a column for our sister publication Talent Canada. Read » Read more

WSPS Warehouse Safety Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: Feb. 22, 2023
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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: June 5- June 7
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