OHS Canada Magazine

Environment/Climate Change

April 9, 2021  

Former N.B. First Nation chief questions early fishing season after boat capsizes

By Danielle Edwards ELSIPOGTOG FIRST NATION, N.B. — The

March 15, 2021  

Farm safety protocols beginning to mature

Pandemic a catalyst for improvements in agricultural sector

February 17, 2021  

Reviewing unique hazards teleworkers face in winter

It’s been more than a year since the first

January 18, 2021  

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

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Oilpatch giant Suncor says the

January 15, 2021  

Protecting outdoor workers from winter hazards

Important that staff are prepared for cold weather conditions

December 15, 2020  

Dealing with seasonal affective disorder: Tips for employers

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

November 30, 2020  

How to protect workers from inclement winter weather

Employers have responsibility to ensure safety during storms

October 29, 2020  

More pandemics coming if environmental issues not dealt with: report

‘Factors driving pandemics are human activities,’ expert says

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

September 15, 2020  

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

Latest numbers come amid school restart, wildfires

August 19, 2020  

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

Penticton has issued evacuation alert for 3,669 properties

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

July 30, 2020  

Sizzling temperatures, high humidity, prompt heat warnings across West

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

July 2, 2020  

Heat stress a common cause of fatigue, exhaustion

Workers must be aware of many negative consequences

June 30, 2020  

Kenzen patch monitors heat stress

Real-time alerts keep workers safe from heat injuries

June 30, 2020  

Workers reminded to take precautions in summer heat

Safe Work Manitoba shares tips to beat heat stress

June 29, 2020  

StaCool Vests help workers beat the heat

Lightweight apparel provides up to 3 hours of cooling per set

June 9, 2020  

Roads flooded, some homes evacuated as rain pummels southeast Manitoba

Some parts of the province endured 155 millimetres of rain

June 1, 2020  

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

Weekend storm, melting snowpack prompt action

May 5, 2020  

Employers can be liable for wildfires, too

Inconspicuous fuel sources are a logic-defying threat