OHS Canada Magazine

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Health & Safety

News
December 21, 2020  

Most-read OHS Canada stories of 2020

It was an extraordinary year for occupational health and

News
December 21, 2020  

Canada restricts travel from U.K. due to new strain of virus that causes COVID-19

Restrictions will last for 72 hours: Prime minister

News
December 21, 2020  

Police issue more than $400K in fines at weekend anti-lockdown rally in Montreal

MONTREAL — Police say they issued more than $400,000

News
December 21, 2020  

Canada surpasses 500,000 COVID-19 cases

Canada has surpassed 500,000 cases of COVID-19 as infections

News
December 18, 2020  

International guidelines published on working safely through pandemic

ISO/PAS 45005 released in December in response to urgency

News
December 18, 2020  

Ontario extending Toronto, Peel lockdowns; details coming Monday

Medical community calling for stricter lockdowns in hard-hit regions

News
December 17, 2020  

Scallop dragger sinking: Another wave of grief hits Nova Scotia

Search for fishermen in Bay of Fundy called off

News
December 17, 2020  

Tyson fires seven at Iowa pork plant after COVID betting inquiry

Six died after outbreak infected more than 1,000 U.S. employees

News
December 17, 2020  

COVID-19 killed more Albertans than flu did in past 10 years

Outbreaks at Suncor’s Fort Hills site, Syncrude’s Aurora site

News
December 17, 2020  

B.C. expands enforcement measures to crack down on COVID-19 rule breakers

WorkSafeBC requested to increase number of workplace inspections

News
December 17, 2020  

Construction stopped after contractor suffers injury at Trans Mountain site in B.C.

Safety specialists will oversee company’s investigation

Voice
December 16, 2020  

Remote work’s effect on OH&S policy considerations

Employers should consider implementing remote work policy

Voice
December 16, 2020  

Misconceptions remain around returning to work

Employers should work with HR to implement, communicate clear steps that ensure safety measures are being followed

Feature
December 16, 2020  

Understanding cancer in the workplace

Using science to determine the work-relatedness of the disease

News
December 16, 2020  

Quebec orders all non-essential businesses closed from Dec. 25 until at least Jan. 11

Big box stores will be unable to sell goods deemed non-essential

News
December 16, 2020  

Manitoba premier eyes added health minister during second wave of pandemic

Current minister welcomes idea, said it came from him

News
December 16, 2020  

Ontario Hospital Association calls emergency meeting over COVID-19 surge

TORONTO — The Ontario Hospital Association’s board of directors

News
December 15, 2020  

Pandemic dominated news cycle for 2020

News
December 15, 2020  

Doctors answer frequently asked questions regarding COVID-19 vaccine

What are the side effects? Is it safe? Why are children ineligible?

News
December 15, 2020  

Six crew missing off Nova Scotia coast after scallop vessel goes down in Bay of Fundy

Debris spotted on heaving seas Tuesday morning