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CSSE reportedly mulling name change to Health and Safety Professionals Canada

"The current name of our organization no longer accurately represents who we are as a professional association,” read an open letter to Edmonton chapter members.

Maple Leaf Foods wins four workplace safety awards from NAMI

The company received NAMI’s highest award — the Award of Honor — for worker safety achievements at three facilities: its pork processing facility in Brandon, Man.; its meat canning operation in Mississauga, Ont.; and its Courtney Park manufacturing operation in Mississauga, Ont.

Ontario spending $24 million to reduce risk of school violence, keep students and staff safe

Funding is a direct response to “recent incidents of violence in schools that have increased concern and fear amongst students, families and the broader community.”

Transit association says more police, security needed on city buses, trains

The Canadian Urban Transit Association says cities need to hire more security officers for public transit systems and give them more power to curb dangerous behaviour on trains and buses.

Alberta extends pilot project to allow flashing blue lights on snowplows, tow trucks and highway maintenance vehicles

The province initiated a small trial in 2022 and, based on feedback, is extending the exemption for another five years.

Edmonton pizza restaurant worker who was shot has setback in recovery: family

Man who was shot last month by the same teen police believe killed two officers, has suffered a setback in his recovery due to a suspected brain infection.


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Workplace chronic health conversations are awkward: A new tool is here to help

There's no getting around it — discussions between workers and managers around accommodating chronic and episodic health conditions can be uncomfortable and awkward. Supervisors might be unsure about what questions they should, or are even allowed, to ask. Employees might not want to disclose specific health issues for fear of stigma or gossip. » Read More...
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Unions say rails should forgo buybacks and spend on safety

Rail unions want railroads to take some of the billions they're using every year to buy back their stock and spend it to improve safety in the wake of several high-profile derailments and hire more workers. » Read More...

Airline worker dies of injuries suffered at Texas airport

An American Airlines worker died last week after being injured at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, according to airport officials. » Read More...

Taiwan, Hong Kong workers believed dead in Australia crash

A road accident in Australia killed five people, including four foreign farm workers, after a driver allegedly failed to give way before entering onto a busy highway. » Read More...


Why employers should wake up to the value of naps at work

Wellbeing at work is being taken more seriously by many businesses these days. After all, recent research has shown that more than a quarter of Generation Z workers – those born between 1997 and 2012 – seek out workplace benefits that help them cope with stress. This includes nap pods, meditation rooms and massage chairs. » Read More...

Mental fitness habit, or none – that is the question

Developing knowledge and skills by exploring micro-skills (e.g., journalling) and their benefit for emotional well-being can be helpful for mental fitness. But information like this will do little for your mental health unless you develop habits you do daily or on-demand when you need tools to cope with a life challenge. » Read More...

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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

June 5, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas »