OHS Canada Magazine

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Occupational Hygiene

News
November 20, 2018  

Bovine tuberculosis identified in B.C. cow, but officials say no risk to humans

VANCOUVER – A cow from a farm in British

News
November 13, 2018  

Police won’t face investigation for failed attempts to save OD victims

TORONTO – Ontario police officers who unsuccessfully administer naloxone

News
October 18, 2018  

Canada’s ban on asbestos to take effect but mining residues are exempt

OTTAWA – Canada’s new asbestos ban will not prevent

News
October 17, 2018  

Cannabis in the workplace: We need an accurate measure of impairment

Now that marijuana is legal in Canada for recreational

News
October 16, 2018  

McGill research finds significant driving impairment 5 hours after cannabis use

MONTREAL – Driving under the influence of cannabis remains

News
October 10, 2018  

Labour, employer groups say feds to pass on rules for weed in the workplace

OTTAWA – The Trudeau government appears ready to roll

News
September 6, 2018  

Nova Scotia appoints expert panel to recommend ways to improve long term care

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia government has appointed an expert

News
July 31, 2018  

Vancouver moves to expropriate two hotels closed over ‘life safety concerns’

VANCOUVER – The City of Vancouver is moving to

News
July 5, 2018  

Arena in Prince Rupert, B.C., briefly closed by ammonia leak from outside tank

PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – A leak in an external

News
June 13, 2018  

Many employers not ready for legal weed, World Cannabis Congress told

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Many Canadian workplaces aren’t nearly

News
May 17, 2018  

Peace officer who picked up vial on street exposed to fentanyl, hospitalized

SEBA BEACH, Alta. – A peace officer had to

News
May 15, 2018  

After years of pressure, prison service to usher in needle exchange programs

OTTAWA – The federal prison service plans to introduce

Product
May 8, 2018  

Industrial Scientific Introduces Bump-N-Go™ Portable Gas Cylinders

PITTSBURGH, PA – 1 May 2018 – Industrial Scientific,

News
May 8, 2018  

Dangerous Gases in Confined Spaces on Farms

Confined spaces are dangerous not just because ingress and

News
May 8, 2018  

Gas Detection Through the Ages

We all know how gas detection works for us

News
May 8, 2018  

It’s A Gas

There are many jobs in which workers risk inhaling

Product
May 8, 2018  

Dräger introduces new technology to protect against deadly smoke-borne gases known as ‘Toxic Twins’

Houston – Dräger announced a new patented ‘toxic twins’

News
May 6, 2018  

Flood waters in New Brunswick raise concerns for health and safety

SAINT JOHN, N.B. – Flood waters continue to rise

News
March 31, 2018  

Health officials urge caution after five confirmed E. coli cases in Edmonton

EDMONTON – Health officials say they are working to

News
March 18, 2018  

Inspections, training needed to prevent ammonia leaks at ice rinks: experts

VANCOUVER – Some industry experts are asking questions about