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December 31, 2019  

Lengthy rescue in Regina rail yard when man caught in grain-loading equipment

Worker suffered serious leg injuries

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December 31, 2019  

Year in review: our most-read stories for 2019

Workplace violence, fatalities remain in safety spotlight

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December 31, 2019  

Quebec raises legal age for cannabis to 21, the strictest in the country

Critics aren’t sure legal measures will have intended effect

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December 30, 2019  

Manitoba government’s oversight of commercial vehicles inadequate: auditor

‘Better practices found in other jurisdictions … are absent in Manitoba’

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December 30, 2019  

Man dies after being trapped in grain mixer near Saskatoon

Fire department cut open mixer to free victim

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December 30, 2019  

BC Ferries crew went overboard after rescue boats replaced: TSB review

Safety management system failed to identify hazards

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December 30, 2019  

Ontario company fined $85,000 in death of mechanic from air-spring mishap

Worker was killed by shrapnel following 2018 explosion

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December 17, 2019  

Number of U.S. worker deaths rose through 2018

Concerns raised as report indicates 2 per cent increase in fatalities over 2017

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December 17, 2019  

Alberta no longer requires JHSCs at every worksite

New rules reduce administrative burden: minister

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December 16, 2019  

Quebec politician files police complaint over hateful online messages

Christine Labrie raised issue of internet abuse in legislature last month

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December 13, 2019  

Ontario company fined $135,000 following explosion, injuries

Two workers injured while disassembling returned shock strut

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December 12, 2019  

Appeal Court rules against suspending Quebec’s religious symbols ban

All judges acknowledged harm may be serious for teachers wearing hijab

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December 12, 2019  

Woman charged with orchestrating bomb threat at her workplace in Fergus, Ont.

63-year-old employee charged after building was evacuated

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December 11, 2019  

Cape Breton police charge three officers after cop-car collisions

Trio will undergo training to correct, strengthen driving behaviours

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December 11, 2019  

We will not tolerate abusive behaviour: NHL commissioner

Gary Bettman announces 4-point plan aimed at psychological safety

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December 10, 2019  

‘We were very scared’: woman describes fiery train derailment in Saskatchewan

Emergency crews, hazmat team respond to rural incident

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December 10, 2019  

Engineer behind collapsed Radiohead stage will face disciplinary hearing

2012 incident killed drum technician, injured three others

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December 5, 2019  

Fewer inspections keep unsafe commercial vehicles on Ontario’s roads: auditor

89,000 commercial trucks and buses were inspected in 2018

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December 5, 2019  

WorkSafeBC seeking ideas to improve workplace health, safety

Research grants available through Innovation at Work competition

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December 4, 2019  

Ontario contractor hit with $150,000 fine after excavation fatality

Company pled guilty to 2018 incident