OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Legislation

News
February 10, 2020  

Labour ministers discuss workplace issues in New Brunswick

OHS standards harmonization among discussion points

Feature
February 10, 2020  

Looking back at the major cases of 2019

Exploring the potential workplace ramifications of three recent decisions

News
February 6, 2020  

How to protect your workplace from coronavirus

Employers can take precautions to prevent spread of illness

News
February 5, 2020  

Disasters foretold: Boeing 737 Max 8 and Lac-Megantic

Both incidents were deadly consequence of industry deregulation: Professor

News
February 5, 2020  

Future of safety rests beyond compliance

Employing competent supervisors key to your OHS program, says expert

News
February 4, 2020  

Construction PPE focus of latest Ontario safety blitz

Blitz will include roadwork projects

Feature
February 3, 2020  

The evolution of training

A new decade will usher in major changes to workplace safety education

News
January 31, 2020  

Safety improvements recommended after review of party bus death in B.C.

2016 death prompted province to review commercial vehicle safety 

News
January 27, 2020  

Saskatchewan posts lowest number of road fatalities since records started

Strengthened laws, harsher penalties have aided efforts

Voice
January 27, 2020  

Workplace violence remains significant issue in Ontario

9 charges to Southlake hospital a stark reminder to employers

News
January 23, 2020  

Ontario concrete company fined $175,000 in worker’s death

Employer failed to follow manufacturer’s requirements

News
January 13, 2020  

Investigators lay safety violation charges in death at Halifax site

Foreman accused of falsifying information regarding 2018 rooftop plummet

News
January 9, 2020  

New health and safety requirements required for contract bids in Vaughan, Ont.

City will require certification for new construction contracts as of March

Voice
January 6, 2020  

Tech trends will dominate safety profession in 2020 – and beyond

Adopting more technology should be a resolution for all OHS professionals

Voice
January 6, 2020  

Mental health is the foundation of workplace safety

Physical and psychological health are both a part of safety culture

News
January 2, 2020  

Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana

As of Jan. 1, 11 U.S. states now allow cannabis use

News
December 31, 2019  

Year in review: our most-read stories for 2019

Workplace violence, fatalities remain in safety spotlight

News
December 31, 2019  

Quebec raises legal age for cannabis to 21, the strictest in the country

Critics aren’t sure legal measures will have intended effect

News
December 30, 2019  

Manitoba government’s oversight of commercial vehicles inadequate: auditor

‘Better practices found in other jurisdictions … are absent in Manitoba’

News
December 17, 2019  

Alberta no longer requires JHSCs at every worksite

New rules reduce administrative burden: minister