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June 23, 2014  

Free first aid/CPR offered to high school students

(Canadian OH&S News) — Newfoundland and Labrador’s workers’ compensation board, the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC), has announced that it will offer First Aid/CPR training free of charge to high…

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June 23, 2014  

Seminar focuses on how to avoid pipeline valve leaks

(Canadian OH&S News) — Pipeline valves are expensive pieces of equipment, and leaks in them can cause major damage that can potentially result in months of lost production, not to mention wasted fuel and hundreds of thousands of dollars…

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June 16, 2014  

Man charged after police killings in Moncton

(Canadian OH&S News) — A 24-year-old man has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of attempted murder following the shooting of five RCMP officers in Moncton, N.B. on June 4.

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June 16, 2014  

Prostitution bill detrimental to sex workers, groups say

(Canadian OH&S News) — Representatives on both sides of the prostitution debate are concerned about legislation related to the sex trade that is being proposed by the federal government.

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June 9, 2014  

RCMP outlines five-year mental health strategy

(Canadian OH&S News) — The RCMP has developed a five-year mental health strategy to improve the awareness and use of its existing policies, programs and services.

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June 9, 2014  

B.C. union responds to threats of violence

(Canadian OH&S News) — The British Columbia Government and General Employees’ Union (BCGEU) has been working with the province’s Ministry of Social Development and Social Innovation (MSDSI) to help protect the ministry’s…

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June 2, 2014  

West coast sees decline in fishing fatalities, says TSB

(Canadian OH&S News) — Fatalities in British Columbia’s fishing sector have declined sharply over the past decade, according to new information from the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB). Statistics from the board state…

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June 2, 2014  

B.C. tree planters win racial discrimination case

(Canadian OH&S News) — The B.C. Human Rights Tribunal ruled on May 23 that racism — and in one Caucasian woman’s case, sexual harassment — was at play in an employer’s mistreatment of tree planting employees at a…