OHS Canada Magazine

News
September 29, 2014  

Railway industry targets emergency response plans

(Canadian OH&S News) — The railway industry in Canada

News
September 29, 2014  

Bill takes aim at assaults on transit operators

(Canadian OH&S News) — A bill proposing to amend

News
September 22, 2014  

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.

News
September 22, 2014  

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.

News
September 15, 2014  

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.

News
September 15, 2014  

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.

News
September 8, 2014  

WCB sees drop in number of surcharged employers in Nova Scotia

(Canadian OH&S News) — Slightly fewer employers in Nova Scotia — 107, compared to 113 in 2014 — will receive a surcharge next year, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) has announced.

News
September 8, 2014  

Panel issues suggestions to improve hospital care

(Canadian OH&S News) — The endoscopy units of Humber River Hospital (HRH) in Toronto have come under criticism by an independent panel of nursing experts, who have authored an 89-page report with recommendations to improve patient care and…

News
September 2, 2014  

Armoured truck robbery spurs calls for changes

(Canadian OH&S News) — Two masked men escaped with an unconfirmed amount of money in Brossard, a southern suburb of Montreal, after robbing an armoured truck during the evening of Aug. 21.

News
September 2, 2014  

Rendering plant worker injured in steam blast

(Canadian OH&S News) A long-time employee of a beef processing company in southeastern Alberta remained in hospital in critical but stable condition, two days after he was injured in a workplace accident.