OHS Canada Magazine

Category
Legislation

News
December 16, 2019  

Quebec politician files police complaint over hateful online messages

Christine Labrie raised issue of internet abuse in legislature last month

Feature
December 13, 2019  

Edibles add new wrinkle to safety landscape

Vast differences between smoked cannabis and newly legal products

News
December 12, 2019  

Appeal Court rules against suspending Quebec’s religious symbols ban

All judges acknowledged harm may be serious for teachers wearing hijab

News
December 4, 2019  

Ontario contractor hit with $150,000 fine after excavation fatality

Company pled guilty to 2018 incident

News
December 4, 2019  

Saskatchewan introduces strategy to reduce serious workplace injuries, deaths

2,400 provincial workers are seriously hurt each year

Feature
December 3, 2019  

In defence of whistleblowers

Most Canadian whistleblowing legislation is ineffective, requiring users to clear a number of hurdles, says an expert.

News
December 2, 2019  

Does Quebec’s unique winter-tire law make roads safer?

Drivers without proper tires face $300 fine

Feature
November 29, 2019  

Protecting minds a priority in changing times

In a world where the only constant is change, mental health has simultaneously become the fastest-growing category of disability in the workplace.

Feature
November 29, 2019  

Tips for implementing mental-health policy

‘Invisible’ disabilities have equal human rights protections in the workplace.

News
November 27, 2019  

Ontario government introduces new measures to combat bullying in schools

Teachers will be trained in de-escalation techniques

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