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Workers Health and Safety Centre

Winter weather contributes to workplace injury spike: WorkSafeBC

Top risks include cold stress, motor vehicle incidents, and slips, trips, and falls.

Police board asks Saskatchewan city to enact pay-before-you-pump bylaw, citing risk of violence to workers

Numerous jurisdictions have implemented bans, which started following the 2005 death of Grant De Patie in British Columbia.

Four workers injured after floor collapses during construction of high-rise in London, Ont.

Firefighters had to walk up six flights to reach workers, no serious injuries reported.

Ontario saw highest number of fire-related deaths in decades in 2022: Fire Marshal

Man fell overboard on Boxing Day from the The Little Weasel Too about 11 kilometres off Cape Sable Island.

Ontario Barrier Wall’s acquisition by Work Zone Safety Group a ‘perfect fit’: CEO

Work Zone Safety Group operates in 12 countries with more than 4,000 employees.

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.

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Eastway Tank, president facing multiple OHSA charges in Ottawa blast that killed six

Minister of Labour confirms six charges were laid under workplace health and safety laws. Ottawa police say their criminal investigation is ongoing. Read more » Read More
Global OHS News 

Lack of safeguards led to Superior refinery explosion in Wisconsin: Feds

Blast in 2018 injured 36 workers and resulted in evacuation of 2,500 residents. » Read More

40 people killed, dozens injured in bus crash in Senegal

Bus punctured a tire and veered across the road, striking another bus. » Read More

Damar Hamlin injury; Was it commotio cordis? How to prevent a potentially fatal blow to the heart in young athletes

A routine tackle in an NFL game almost turned fatal. While the exact cause isn’t known, this is a leading candidate – and academics from Western University in London, Ont., break it down. » Read more

The problem with January: High expectations, pressure and disappointments

January is a loaded month. While setting out to do things different for yourself or your teams is a wonderful idea, the reality is that it’s not simple. Laura Mandell takes a look in Talent Canada. » 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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