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Safety centre will train offshore helicopter pilots in NL
A man whose teenaged son was killed in a workplace accident sixteen years ago has become a crusader for job safety among young people. In his latest appearance, at a high school in Regina, Rob Ellis repeated his message about the need for young peop [more]
Seasonal allergies annoying and potentially costly
Seasonal allergies, hay fever, allergic rhinitis are terms people commonly use to describe a set of symptoms that include frequent sneezing, runny nose, itchy nose, ears and throat, burning eyes, and nasal congestion. Aside from these annoying sympto [more]
Company cited for dangerous conditions is a world leader
The US Department of Labor today issued a string of citations for “serious” violations by a company operating in Oklahoma. Citations like this are issued every day, of course, often to small companies with a few employees. In this instance, howev [more]
Safety at work everyone’s responsibility: Minister of Labour
The timing could hardly have been more apt. A construction worker died and another was seriously injured on the job in Markham on May 21, in an accident that apparently involved a collapsing mechanical lift. That same day, the Minister of Labour anno [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 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]
Safety at work everyone’s responsibility: Minister of Labour
The timing could hardly have been more apt. A construction worker died and another was seriously inj [More]
Safety centre will train offshore helicopter pilots in NL
A man whose teenaged son was killed in a workplace accident sixteen years ago has become a crusader [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]
Company cited for dangerous conditions is a world leader
The US Department of Labor today issued a string of citations for “serious” violations by a comp [more]

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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
Beware dust explosions, especially in cold weather
Industrial accident investigations by the U.S. Chemical Safety Board found that seven out of eight fatal combustible dust explosions from 1995 to 2009 occurred during cold weather months, including tw [more]
Obesity a work-related health problem for clergy
Apart from its more obvious role in society, a church is also a workplace, and an employer. Its workers are priests and ministers, choir directors and organists, janitors and cleaners, as well as nume [more]
Standing: a pain in the back (and legs, and feet)
Many occupations that require workers to stay on their feet all day are not considered terribly dangerous, and may not even require special footwear other than slip-resistant soles. That doesn't mean [more]
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