OHS Canada Magazine

Environment/Climate Change

July 6, 2021  

Out-of-province fire crews, Armed Forces heading to B.C. to help with wildfires

Firefighting teams from Quebec and New Brunswick are arriving

July 5, 2021  

B.C. coroner says 719 deaths in a week during heat wave, but number could jump

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s chief coroner says 719 sudden and unexpected

June 28, 2021  

WorkSafeBC advising employers to consider workplace closures during heat wave

Controls need to be in place to protect workers from heat stress

June 28, 2021  

Heat wave dubbed ‘dangerous,’ ‘historic,’ bakes much of Western Canada

VANCOUVER — Environment Canada warns the torrid heat wave

June 25, 2021  

Environment Canada issues heat warnings, says record high temperatures loom for B.C.

By Amy Smart VANCOUVER — Jeremy Cain spent Thursday

June 22, 2021  

One dead and extensive damage as tornado hits Mascouche, Que.

By Sidhartha Banerjee MONTREAL — One person was killed

June 9, 2021  

Pandemics, climate change among threats that demand security revamp: PM’s adviser

By Jim Bronskill OTTAWA — The prime minister’s intelligence

June 2, 2021  

Climate change health costs to top $100B by mid-century: report

A report by a federally funded research group says

May 21, 2021  

Kenzen announces device rental program for summer 2021

Rapid deployment of life-saving smart PPE critical for heat stress

May 17, 2021  

Time to turn up the heat on summer safety

Heat, poor air quality, biting insects, and inclement weather can put workers at risk

May 7, 2021  

BC Hydro raises safety concerns as pandemic prompts jump in yard work

VANCOUVER — A new report from BC Hydro says

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