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RCMP charged with labour code violations in deaths of officers
Enforcing the law and keeping the public safe are the primary concerns of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), but what happens when its own members are needlessly exposed to danger? Although law enforcers are always at risk of encountering life [more]
Employers, employees need to know rights regarding medical marijuana
In what could be a first anywhere, the United Food and Commercial Workers union and a group of industry experts are developing the first Cannabis Industry Workplace Safety and Health manual for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. [more]
Skilled trades registry keeps us safe: OCOT
The worst possible outcome in a case where electrical work was done by an unqualified worker would be death, either of the worker or of someone else. Like the young mother who was electrocuted while mopping up water that had leaked from a boiler in h [more]
Will Amtrak disaster (finally) lead to better railroad safety?
It wasn’t the Amtrak train’s engineer who died in that derailment in Philadelphia this week, but it could have been. Tragically, eight passengers who lost their lives, and 200 or so more who were injured, were not so lucky. It isn’t known yet w [more]
The terrible toll of migraine
The recent news that a father killed his nineteen-year-old daughter because he could not stand seeing her suffer from severe chronic migraines has shocked many Canadians. According to Dr. Brenda Lau, pain expert and co-founder of a Vancouver-based in [more]
Greater awareness needed to identify suicide risk at work
A recent study conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) reveals that more than [More]
Keeping young workers safe: extra care needed
Many young people work part-time, sometimes after school, in summertime, and often in informal setti [more]
RCMP charged with labour code violations in deaths of officers
Enforcing the law and keeping the public safe are the primary concerns of the Royal Canadian Mounted [more]
Employers, employees need to know rights regarding medical marijuana
In what could be a first anywhere, the United Food and Commercial Workers union and a group of indus [more]

icon-1Laws & Regulations

Occupational safety and health can be important for moral, legal, and financial reasons. All organisations have a duty of care to ensure that employees and any other person who may be affected by the companies undertaking remain safe.

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icon-2Hidden Dangers

Do you know of any workplace that is totally safe? Hazards exist in just about every vocation there is. Most of these hazards are easy to control. Have you noticed any of these at your place of work?

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icon-3Preventable Accidents

If you’ve been injured at work, you’re not alone. Workplace injuries are all too commonplace, and they affect people in all lines of work, of all ages and of all ethnic and economic backgrounds. Are all accidents are preventable?

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Top Five About Workplace Safety
Top five common hazards for outdoor workers in summertime
Working outdoors in summertime is a dream for many. There are natural hazards, however, which can really spoil a worker's day. Most of these may be considered relatively minor, but it's worth remembering that a number of people are killed each year by severe allergic reactions to bee stings, by lightning strikes and even by heat stroke. And of course, there is the big killer, skin cancer. Here are [more ]
Five health and safety proposals for policymakers
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is a UK-based organization with members in over 140 countries. It claims to be the world’s largest professional health and safety membership organization in the world. The following five recommendations are intended to provide guidance to policymakers everywhere.  Adoption of these proposals will lead to a safer, more sustainable economy, [more ]
Ways to prevent prolonged-standing injuries
The Canadian Women’s Health Network says that women face different workplace hazards than men face. Jobs that are more commonly done by women are usually more repetitive, monotonous and stressful than the jobs men do. As well, research done at the University of British Columbia found that the risks of injury at work are different for women. Women are at higher risk of injury when doing shift wor [more ]

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Hidden Dangers
Avoid frostbite: dress for cold weather
The weather has turned harsher as autumn comes to an end and winter arrives. As temperatures get colder and the days get shorter, winter will present different challenges to the general public and wor [more]
Workplace safety more than a physical concern
Reinforcing the psychosocial aspects of workplace safety It is quite easy to think of safety in terms of the physical aspects of the workplace, but a growing body of research shows evidence suggest [more]
Better pesticide protection needed for farm workers
A report that was recently released by Farmworker Justice highlights the hazards of pesticide exposure to farm workers and draws attention to the alarmingly high incidence of pesticide-related illness [more]
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