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Defibrillator a life-saving addition to workplace safety
Cardiac arrest can happen anytime or anywhere. Cardiac arrest has many different causes, such as overexertion or genetic defects. However, few realize that there is a device that can help save someone’s life in the event of a sudden cardiac arrest. [more]
Hand tool ergonomics and safety
Many people associate ergonomics with desk work or office jobs that involve desks and chairs. However, ergonomics is involved in whatever it takes to make the tools and the whole job environment comfortable and safe for the worker in order to avoid w [more]
Armoured car workers could strike over safety concerns
Safety is the key issue in talks between armoured car crews, represented by Unifor Canada, and Brinks Canada. The talks are scheduled to go to mediation on September 29 and 30, and a strike or lockout date is set for October 1. A Unifor spokesperson [more]
Dealing with vibration-related injuries
It is estimated that as many as 4 to 7 per cent of workers in the US, Canada and Europe are exposed to whole-body vibration, and many others are exposed to segmental vibration, which usually affects the arms and hands. Whole-body vibration refers to [more]
Concussion not just a sports risk
Normally when we think of concussions at the workplace we think of a construction worker or a professional athlete. In those careers, concussion risk seems obvious. However, whether it is in retail or in the office, concussions can pose a threat to t [more]
MOL targeting material handling in current safety blitz
The latest Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) safety inspection blitz is currently targeting material [More]
Labour ministers to promote psychological health, safety
Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial ministers of labour held their annual meeting today t [more]
Defibrillator a life-saving addition to workplace safety
Cardiac arrest can happen anytime or anywhere. Cardiac arrest has many different causes, such as ove [more]
Armoured car workers could strike over safety concerns
Safety is the key issue in talks between armoured car crews, represented by Unifor Canada, and Brink [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
5 Safety tips for warehouse workers
Warehouses provide jobs for thousands of workers across Canada. Due to the wide range of activities undertaken in a warehouse, however, there is a correspondingly wide range of hazards that warehouse workers may facc. These hazards include moving vehicles and forklifts, electrical hazards, the risk of tripping or falling, repetitive motion injuries or injuries associated with lifting heavy objects [more ]

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Hidden Dangers
Control hepatitis B infection at work
Hepatitis B is a highly contagious disease that can cause acute and chronic liver disease. It is a common occupational health hazard among healthcare workers and other personnel who are exposed to the [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]
Managing mercury spills
Mercury is a unique, naturally occurring metal that is liquid at room temperature and can vaporize into the air, conduct electricity, and combine with other metals to form amalgams. Although it has ma [more]
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