OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Legislation

Feature
November 26, 2019  

5 ways to be ready for a safety blitz

The current round of Ontario workplace inspections is expected to conclude on Dec. 27.

News
November 26, 2019  

Manitoba to include victims of sexual violence, stalking in workplace leave

Employment Standards Code amendments will include victims of interpersonal violence

Feature
November 22, 2019  

One part gear, one part mindset

Cavalier attitudes and too-specific training continue to complicate fall protection.

News
November 22, 2019  

Safety urged ahead of lobster season in Nova Scotia

Fishing industry remains ‘dangerous profession’: Minister

News
November 22, 2019  

Ontario government unveils program rewarding safe employers

UPDATE: WSIB program to provide employers with policy roadmap

News
November 21, 2019  

Liquor store in Winnipeg closed temporarily after employees assaulted

Revamped store entrance will require customers to show photo ID

News
November 21, 2019  

Alberta overhauls workplace rules for farms; small operations to be exempt

Proposed legislation reverses many rules put in place by NDP government

News
November 20, 2019  

Employers can do more to address workplace fatigue

National standard could help address issue: CSA Group

News
November 15, 2019  

Workplace safety top priority for Ontario labour minister

Program rewarding safe employers to launch this month: McNaughton

News
November 13, 2019  

P.E.I. government reaches confidential settlement with whistleblowers

Process requires ‘built-in protection’: Premier

News
November 8, 2019  

Alberta to prevent lawsuits against homeowners who stand up to criminals

Legislative changes meant to combat rural crime: minister

Feature
November 7, 2019  

Edible cannabis is now legal. Should employers be concerned?

There is a greater risk of employees reporting to work impaired as they may consume cannabis orally, but misjudge the extent or duration of the resulting impairment.

News
November 7, 2019  

Quebec considering labelling stress, burnout as occupational illnesses

Province expected to release new mental health plan in 2020

News
November 6, 2019  

Manitoba government wants to educate about cannabis edibles, ban public use

Province plans to restrict all forms of public consumption

News
November 1, 2019  

Critical injuries to worker result in $100,000 fine for Cambridge, Ont., company

Third conviction for Canadian General-Tower

Voice
October 31, 2019  

Farm safety rule reversal will hurt Alberta farmers

New legislation may remove headaches, but will also usher in more trouble

News
October 31, 2019  

Clear regulations on seatbelts needed after deadly Hydro One helicopter crash

Use of both lap strap and shoulder harness required to reduce risk: report

News
October 31, 2019  

Quebecers will soon have to be at least 21 years old to legally consume cannabis

Change intended to protect youth, says junior health minister

News
October 28, 2019  

Worker at Calgary assisted-living home stabbed to death, teen client arrested

Incident likely followed verbal, physical confrontation: police

News
October 25, 2019  

Alberta education minister releases new guidelines for school seclusion rooms

Areas intended as tool for teachers to handle crisis situations: expert