OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Environment/Climate Change

Voice
February 17, 2021  

Reviewing unique hazards teleworkers face in winter

It’s been more than a year since the first

News
January 18, 2021  

Body of worker whose bulldozer fell through ice on inactive tailings pond recovered

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Oilpatch giant Suncor says the

Feature
January 15, 2021  

Protecting outdoor workers from winter hazards

Important that staff are prepared for cold weather conditions

Feature
December 15, 2020  

Dealing with seasonal affective disorder: Tips for employers

SAD, poor mental health a challenge for workers during COVID-19

Feature
November 30, 2020  

How to protect workers from inclement winter weather

Employers have responsibility to ensure safety during storms

News
October 29, 2020  

More pandemics coming if environmental issues not dealt with: report

‘Factors driving pandemics are human activities,’ expert says

News
October 20, 2020  

B.C. officials find no threat of tsunami in B.C. after earthquake shakes Alaska

Some schools were evacuated and students sent to higher ground

News
September 15, 2020  

B.C. reports six deaths, 317 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday

Latest numbers come amid school restart, wildfires

News
August 19, 2020  

Hundreds evacuated in B.C.’s Okanagan, wildfire service battles blazes

Penticton has issued evacuation alert for 3,669 properties

News
August 6, 2020  

Provinces not moving fast enough to assess, mitigate flood risk: report

Newfoundland and Labrador only province to fully update flood maps since 2015

News
July 30, 2020  

Sizzling temperatures, high humidity, prompt heat warnings across West

Fire safety must be top of mind, says B.C. minister

Voice
July 2, 2020  

Heat stress a common cause of fatigue, exhaustion

Workers must be aware of many negative consequences

Product
June 30, 2020  

Kenzen patch monitors heat stress

Real-time alerts keep workers safe from heat injuries

News
June 30, 2020  

Workers reminded to take precautions in summer heat

Safe Work Manitoba shares tips to beat heat stress

Product
June 29, 2020  

StaCool Vests help workers beat the heat

Lightweight apparel provides up to 3 hours of cooling per set

News
June 9, 2020  

Roads flooded, some homes evacuated as rain pummels southeast Manitoba

Some parts of the province endured 155 millimetres of rain

News
June 1, 2020  

Evacuation alert, state of emergency declared in B.C.’s central Kootenay

Weekend storm, melting snowpack prompt action

Voice
May 5, 2020  

Employers can be liable for wildfires, too

Inconspicuous fuel sources are a logic-defying threat

News
April 29, 2020  

Chief medical health officer eases COVID rules in Alberta flood areas: premier

Province shipping masks to Fort McMurray

News
April 28, 2020  

‘How much can a person take?’ Flooding forces 13,000 from downtown Fort McMurray

Alberta city dealing with massive ice jam alongside COVID-19