OHS Canada Magazine

Environment/Climate Change

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

April 29, 2020  

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

Province shipping masks to Fort McMurray

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

April 13, 2020  

Emergency officials in New Brunswick warn of potential flooding this week

20-40 mm of rain expected alongside mild weather

March 23, 2020  

Emergency management planning helps organizations brace for disaster

COVID-19 experience shows employers need to be ready

March 19, 2020  

Rescue teams warn backcountry users to limit risk in Alberta, B.C. mountains

Resources are stretched due to COVID-19

March 2, 2020  

Minor tremor shakes Halifax area, prompting several 911 calls to police

Emergency personnel dispatched following Sunday shake

February 20, 2020  

Two dead, others seriously injured in massive pileup south of Montreal

About 200 vehicles involved in highway wreck

February 12, 2020  

Pipeline protests impact B.C. legislature and Canada’s rail network

Police working to ensure safety of MLAs, legislature workers

February 12, 2020  

More rail restrictions after 1.2M litres of oil spill in rural Saskatchewan

Speed limits lowered for trains hauling dangerous goods