OHS Canada Magazine

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Human Resources

News
June 23, 2014  

Free first aid/CPR offered to high school students

(Canadian OH&S News) — Newfoundland and Labrador’s workers’ compensation board, the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC), has announced that it will offer First Aid/CPR training free of charge to high…

News
May 26, 2014  

Nfld. drilling company fined for 2013 accident

(Canadian OH&S News) — The Atlantic division of Cabo Drilling Corporation was recently fined for safety violations connected to a 2013 incident at the Duck Pond Mine Site (DPMS), a worksite located about 80 kilometres from Badger,…

News
May 5, 2014  

Moratorium imposed on TFW use in food sector

(Canadian OH&S News) — The federal Minister of Employment and Social Development, Jason Kenney, has imposed an immediate moratorium on Canada’s food services sector’s access to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP)….

News
March 31, 2014  

Floatplane safety response receives mixed review

(Canadian OH&S News) — The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has given mixed reviews to Transport Canada’s (TC) response to two recommendations that aim to make floatplanes safer.

Feature
January 14, 2014  

Going Underground

When Paul Villeneuve was 20, he was buried up to his waist in soil after heavy machinery nearby caused the trench in which he was working to collapse. Fortunately, he got out alive after his brothers, who were working on the job, dug him out…

News
January 13, 2014  

Ontario puts voluntary training standard in place

(Canadian OH&S News)

Feature
November 25, 2013  

Stunning Divide

While Tasers have been at the heart of a heated debate for causing more than 20 deaths in Canada, studies have found that this type of conducted energy weapon (CEW) is safe to use and poses little threat to the officers wielding them. What…

News
November 25, 2013  

Ontario labour ministry to instill mandatory safety training

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
November 11, 2013  

TSB sounds safety alarm on runway overruns

(Canadian OH&S News)

Feature
October 11, 2013  

Foot in the door

Changes to Canada’s Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) announced in June will give immigrations officials the authority to enter and inspect workplaces without first obtaining a warrant, unless the workplace is a private residence.

News
September 16, 2013  

British Columbia gold mine to resume surface operations

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
August 19, 2013  

Toronto police use-of-force policies in the spotlight

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
August 12, 2013  

Feds announce changes to foreign worker program

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
July 8, 2013  

Blitz highlights need for late-night worker protection

N.L.

Feature
February 27, 2013  

Going Underground

With any change, there is always someone who believes that the old ways are still the best.

News
February 19, 2013  

Ontario repeals industrial exception for engineering work

TORONTO (Canadian OH&S News)

News
December 17, 2012  

Lack of training cited in fuel mix-up that brought down helicopter

GATINEAU, Que. (Canadian OH&S News)

News
August 13, 2012  

Alberta college launches pipeline safety course

BOYLE, Alta. (Canadian OH&S News)

News
May 8, 2012  

Film Nova Scotia releases health and safety guidelines

HALIFAX (Canadian OH&S News)

Feature
October 13, 2011  

Toxic farewell a signal to “face” concerns

A former employee of Whole Foods Market in Toronto who posted a tirade online blasting his ex-employer was not building the most positive foundation for future job opportunities, workplace health experts suggest.