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Identification of Quebec propane blast victims means mourning can begin: Mayor

Two of the workers were employees, while the third was a contractor.

Man killed in St. Catharines, Ont., explosion identified by family as Ryan Konkin

Konkin, 37, remembered as someone who loved fishing, gardening, shovelling someone else’s driveway and picking up garbage in the park.

Companies facing charges related to worker’s death in Nunavut

Four companies facing total of 10 charges after a worker died on a road in the territory last year.

Nominations are now open for OHS Canada’s Top 25 Under 40 for 2023

This is a chance to turn the spotlight on your teams and recognize the next generation of safety leaders.

WorkSafeBC resources help reduce the risk of ‘struck-by’ incidents

New guide and fillable templates can be used to identify where vehicles or mobile equipment operate near workers.

X-plore 8000 – New and Improved PAPR headpieces

The Dräger X-plore® 8000 helmet and hoods offer integrated respiratory protection which provide effective protection for head, face, eyes, and ears. With our portfolio of helmets, bump cap and hoods, the X-plore® 8000 system can be customized to best fit your application and provide the safety and comfort needed. » Discover More

The construction disaster that changed B.C.: Remembering the Bentall tragedy

In 1981, three carpenters were killed when the platform they were on collapsed and they fell more than 100 metres. The incident sparked a slew of changes, but labour advocates say much work remains to be done. » Read More
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Investigation into Beirut’s massive 2020 port blast resumes

The explosion, involving hundreds of tons of ammonium nitrate, killed more than 200, injured 6,000 and damaged large parts of the Lebanese city. » Read More

Walmart shooter in Indiana was former employee who attacked co-workers last year

Gunman’s rampage lasted 15 minutes, say police. » Read More
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We’re getting stronger with every hill we climb: Restoring trust with staff is the next ridge

Kiran Kapoor from Workplace Safety and Prevention Services (WSPS) offers her take on the last couple of years from a health and safety and workplace perspective. » Read more

How can health data be used for public benefit? 3 uses that people agree on

Not many free things can positively impact our mental health and outlook more than discovering means, writes Dr. Bill Howatt. » 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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