OHS Canada Magazine


April 22, 2015  

Impairment Versus Intrusion: Drugs and Alcohol in Safety-Sensitive Positions

Nearly two years have passed since the Supreme Court

April 21, 2015  

Alberta saw 25 farming fatalities in 2014: Chief Medical Examiner

Province needs safety legislation to prevent injuries, fatalities, says farm union

February 24, 2015  

Bill to help protect transit operators comes into force

Changes to Criminal Code could mean tougher sentences for those who assault transit workers

February 17, 2015  

Sex worker groups question constitutionality of new legislation

Advocacy groups send open letter to attorney general

February 10, 2015  

B.C. appeal court rules against Mexico in migrant farm worker case

Union sympathizers blacklisted by Mexican government, says labour leader

January 20, 2015  

Association establishes confidential hotline for TFWs

Toll-free number to provide info about TFWs’ legal rights and entitlements

January 13, 2015  

N.S. offshore oil and gas workers covered under one set of oh&s rules

New occupational health and safety section added to legislation; amendment went into effect on Dec. 31

January 13, 2015  

Police association calls for full workers’ compensation for officers

Newfoundland and Labrador police officers currently receive only 80 per cent of pre-injury net earnings, says Service NL

November 3, 2014  

Union speaks out about new Quebec farm worker law

Quebec farm worker bill violates charter: UFCW

October 6, 2014  

Safety Rules Revised

National Safety Council Congress and Expo 2014 in San Diego

November 4, 2013  

Feds propose broad changes to labour code

(Canadian OH&S News)

January 18, 2011  

What’s Appening?

The idea came to John Holtan while he was attending a week-long training event in Atlanta about five years ago. A refinery and power plant operations instructor in North Dakota at the time, Holtan made the trip to Georgia Tech hoping to beef up…

July 1, 1999  

Who Pays for PPE?

If the law says the employer must “provide” protective