OHS Canada Magazine

Environment/Climate Change

December 19, 2019  

Climate change brings the heat

Rising temperature puts safety of outdoor workers in spotlight

December 17, 2019  

Today’s open offices are detrimental to employees’ health

It’s simple: people work better when their environment is comfortable

December 10, 2019  

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

Emergency crews, hazmat team respond to rural incident

December 9, 2019  

Winter-proofing your work zone

Seasonal work poses unique challenges that can put employees at risk

October 28, 2019  

Dangling Edmonton window-washer rescued from swinging scaffolding

UPDATE: Investigation underway into wild, windy ride

October 21, 2019  

Record one million take part in B.C. earthquake preparedness drill

ShakeOut program teaches “Drop, Cover, and Hold On!” technique

October 11, 2019  

Canadian medical groups urge climate change action

Heat waves, forest fires causing physical, mental health issues: letter

September 28, 2019  

Newfoundland’s Hibernia offshore project resumes work after spills

Three major oil spills have occurred in the province since November

September 27, 2019  

Climate strikers naive, but have right to protest, say energy leaders

CEOs applaud intentions, but still support oil and gas production

May 21, 2019  

Growing wildfire prompts warning for Alberta town to prepare for evacuation

HIGH LEVEL, Alta. – Residents of a northern Alberta

May 14, 2019  

Wildfire prompts evacuation order, state of emergency in central B.C

FRASER LAKE, B.C. – Fraser Lake Mayor Sarrah Storey

May 9, 2019  

Propane blast in Tagish, Yukon sparks wildfire, destroys two homes

TAGISH, Yukon – A propane tank explosion in a

May 6, 2019  

Health and safety inspection teams head to flood affected zones in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON – Health and safety inspection teams are fanning

April 29, 2019  

Consider climate impact on infrastructure suffering repeated flooding: experts

With key infrastructure in the Maritimes and Quebec again

April 26, 2019  

Saskatchewan wildfire triggers state of emergency, evacuation of hospital

BIGGAR, Sask. – Saskatchewan’s fire commissioner is urging people

April 24, 2019  

Out of control Saskatchewan wildfire triggers state of emergency, evacuation

BIGGAR, Sask. – Wildfire smoke and concerns about air

January 10, 2019  

Climate change doubled risk of B.C.’s record setting 2017 wildfires: study

Research suggests British Columbia’s record-setting 2017 wildfire season wasn’t

October 15, 2018  

Strengthening oceans protection with new marine environmental response equipment

VICTORIA, Sept. 7, 2018 /CNW/ – Through the Oceans Protections

October 15, 2018  

Government of Canada delivers marine safety training and barges to Northern communities through the Oceans Protection Plan

HAY RIVER, NT (Oct. 14, 2018) – Protecting the marine

September 13, 2018  

Crews ‘aggressively’ fight wildfire that threatened Trail, B.C. hospital

TRAIL, B.C. – Wildfire crews in southeastern British Columbia