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  • Product Health & Safety

    Scott Health & Safety Officially Opens New Facility

    September 10, 2002 by OHS Canada

    Monroe, NC June 28, 2002 Scott Health & Safety is proud to announce the official opening of its new 200,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility, which combines nine separate operations of the company under one roof. Scotts Fire Service Marketing Manager,

  • Product Health & Safety

    The Stress Connection(Presentation to IAPA conference, Toronto, April 2002)

    September 9, 2002 by OHS Canada

    Good morning ladies and gentlemen, thank you very much for coming out. Id like to talk about health, safety and stress this morning for one rather simple reason. Its because thats where the action is today. The fact is that

  • Product Health & Safety

    NEW – The Alternative to disposable dust masks

    June 26, 2002 by

    Press ReleaseContact: Mark Baker416-496-3276FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJune 2002 Editors noteOf interest to: safety management, hygienists, plant management, maintenance management, engineering, purchasing, union stewards, government management. NORTH SAFETY PRODUCTS INTRODUCES A MORE COST EFFECTIVE ALTERNATIVE TO DISPOSABLE DUST MASKS. Montreal, QC. (June,

  • Feature Health & Safety

    Regina v. INCO: Righting an Old Wrong

    September 1, 2001 by Cheryl A. Edwards and George Parris

    MANY WILL SAY that the recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in R. v. Inco Limited (released June 6, 2001) has been too long in coming. On the surface, the question at issue was a simple one: When does an inspector, entering the premises of a co…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    DELEGATING SAFETY

    July 1, 2000 by Cheryl A. Edwards

    Do the contractor safety practices at your workplace consist of reliance on contractual sign-offs in which the contractor agrees to be “fully responsible for compliance with all applicable health and safety legislation and standards”? Or do your p…

  • Feature Health & Safety

    DISCIPLINE FOR SAFETY INFRACTIONS… OR SUFFER THE CONSEQUENCES

    January 1, 2000 by Cheryl A. Edwards

    The corporation’s thorough written health and safety system has been detailed in all respects to the court in an effort to establish due diligence. Yet several company supervisors, under cross-examination by the prosecution, have now admitted that…

  • Who Pays for PPE?

    July 1, 1999 by Jennifer McLaughlin

    If the law says the employer must “provide” protective equipment, does that mean it has to pay for it? Surprisingly, the answer varies. Hard hats, safety boots, protective gloves, respirators: By law, personal protective equipment has to be used in