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Calgary army officer convicted in fatal training accident wins appeal

CALGARY (The Canadian Press) -- A Calgary soldier convicted for his part in a deadly training accident in Afghanistan has won his appeal and hopes that a "long and difficult process'' is finally over.
Sep 22, 2014 11:19AM


WorkSafeBC approves emergency exit product

(Canadian OH&S News) -- Safe T Punch (STP), a product designed to allow trapped workers to emerge from mobile equipment when the primary escape hatch is not usable or practical, has received approval for use in British Columbia.
Sep 22, 2014 11:17AM


Rescue equipment focus of appeal court ruling

(Canadian OH&S News) -- The Occupational Health and Safety Tribunal Canada (OHSTC) has upheld a federal oh&s officer’s decision requiring rescue equipment and training for those who work in Bell Canada confined spaces.
Sep 22, 2014 11:03AM


Driver fatigue potential cause of B.C. tour bus crash: transportation minister

KAMLOOPS, B.C. (The Canadian Press) -- British Columbia's transportation minister says a highway crash that injured dozens of tour bus passengers last month was most likely caused by driver error.
Sep 19, 2014 9:20AM


Buses halt operations in memory of fatal train bus crash one year ago

OTTAWA (The Canadian Press) -- City buses in the nation's capital halted Thursday morning in sombre tribute to the six people killed when an OC Transpo bus collided with a Via Rail passenger train one year ago.
Sep 18, 2014 9:35AM


Accident on set of "Falling Skies" TV show claims life of B.C. security guard

VANCOUVER (The Canadian Press) -- An accident on the Vancouver-area set of a popular science-fiction television series connected to Steven Spielberg has claimed the life of a security guard.
Sep 17, 2014 9:49AM


Rescue mission at Saskatchewan potash mine complete, miners back on surface

SASKATOON (The Canadian Press) -- It took more than a day, but the last of 96 miners forced into shelters by fire and smoke at a Saskatchewan potash mine were finally brought to the surface Thursday night.
Sep 16, 2014 9:46AM


Ski resort in B.C. will not open for upcoming season after chairlift accident

WEST KELOWNA, B.C. (The Canadian Press) -- A ski resort near West Kelowna, B.C., where a chairlift accident occurred, will not be opening for the upcoming ski season.
Sep 15, 2014 10:14AM


Edmonton police praised for mental-health approach

(Canadian OH&S News) -- The Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) has commended the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) for how its officers deal with people in crisis.
Sep 15, 2014 10:02AM


Lack of signs blamed in road worker's death

(Canadian OH&S News) -- An absence of warning signs on a St. John’s highway caused a car to hit several road workers three years ago, killing one of them, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary (RNC) has stated in court.
Sep 15, 2014 9:48AM


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