͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌      ͏ ‌     
About Us

View As Webpage  | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Purolator, Utilities Kingston, LCBO among winners at 2023 OHS Honours

Hundreds of safety professionals from across Canada gathered on Sept. 21 at the Palais Royale on Toronto’s waterfront for the annual OHS Honours, celebrating outstanding achievements in occupational health and safety.

Criminal charges against Con-Drain Group dropped in car accident that killed six people

Criminal charges have been dropped against the Con-Drain Group in relation to an accident that killed six people near Barrie, Ont., after the car they were driving crashed into a utility hole on a road under construction.

Four young B.C. firefighters heading home die in head on crash on highway: RCMP

The death highlights the need for an in-depth review of the use of remote-controlled locomotives, the Transportation Communications Union and Brotherhood of Railway Carmen said.

Man charged with first degree murder in shooting death of B.C. RCMP officer

A 25-year-old man has been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of RCMP officer Rick O'Brien. Police allege Nicholas Bellemare fatally shot the Ridge Meadows RCMP constable on Friday in Coquitlam during a drug investigation originating in Maple Ridge, B.C.

Saskatchewan company fined $56K after worker injured by printing press

The charges stemmed from an incident that occurred on Sept. 9, 2021, near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan when a worker suffered serious injuries when impacted by a printing press.

Sponsored Spotlight 

Elevate Your Safety Game with Dräger X-pect® Series Eyewear

You put safety first, and so do we. That's why we're thrilled to introduce the Dräger X-pect® series of protective eyewear. These goggles and spectacles go beyond keeping your eyes shielded. They redefine comfort and durability.

The X-pect® series offers two styles:

Spectacles (X-pect® 2000): Lightweight, shatterproof spectacles with all-round protection
Goggles (X-pect® 4000): Robust goggles offering a tight seal for added protection

Key features of the eyewear include:
  • Premium anti-scratch and anti-fog coating
  • Compatible with most prescription glasses
  • Can be combined with Dräger's N95 and half-face mask offerings
  • Certified according to ANSI Z87.1, AUS/NZ 1337 and CSA Z94.3
  • Goggles: Flexible PVC frame offers added comfort and secure fit
» Learn more

Purolator’s culture delivers record year for workplace safety

Purolator recorded what it called its safest year on record. And that momentum isn’t slowing down, according to Jimmy Vassilopoulos, National Director, Health and Safety, who expects 2023 to be an even better year. » Read More...

2023 OHS Honours: Photo gallery from the Palais Royale

Photo highlights from the 2023 OHS Honours gala celebration, held on Sept. 21, 2023, at the Palais Royale on Toronto's waterfront. » See the Photos

The NFL is making data-driven progress on leg muscle injury prediction and prevention

The NFL 's health and safety initiatives focus heavily on concussions, the face of football's ever-present danger. Torn knee ligaments are instant headlines, ending seasons for star players in a split second. There's an even bigger thief of time lurking within every team in the league. Lower extremity injuries — those pesky and painful strains of the leg muscles — outrank all of the others in cumulative absences. » Read More...

Federal investigators subpoena Pennsylvania agency for records related to chocolate plant explosion

Federal safety investigators issued a subpoena to Pennsylvania's public utility regulator last week for documents related to a fatal explosion at a chocolate factory, escalating a months-long legal dispute over the state agency's authority to share the sensitive information. » Read More...


Lyme disease: The pathogen’s cunning strategies for persistent infection offer clues for vaccine development

Lyme disease is the leading vector-borne disease — meaning diseases that are transmitted to humans from another organism like a tick or mosquito — in North America and Europe. New human cases are estimated at over 400,000 in the United States each year. » Read More...

Obesity is a dangerous disease that shares key features with cancer

Although obesity has been recognized as a disease by the World Health Organization (WHO) since 1948, its identity as a disease may not be widely perceived the same way as other health conditions. People living with obesity are less likely to receive dedicated care for that condition, in contrast to patients with other diseases, such as cancer. » Read More...

Sponsored Spotlight 

Experience the freedom of movement and comfort

For a limited time, Superior Glove is offering a free sample box of our thinnest S21TX TenActiv™ line of gloves providing maximum ANSI A9 cut protection. Designed to feel like second skin, they offer unmatched hand mobility and breathability. » Request Samples!

NSC Safety Congress & Expo

October 20, 2023 | Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans » Read More...