OHS Canada Magazine

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Occupational Hygiene

News
February 20, 2018  

Prison tattoo and needle programs would help curb hepatitis: internal memo

OTTAWA – Setting up tattoo parlours and needle-exchange programs

News
January 1, 2018  

Alberta agency issues alert: Okotoks food services worker found to have hepatitis A

OKOTOKS, Alta. – Alberta Health Services is issuing a

News
December 5, 2017  

Liberal MP accuses Tory James Bezan of “humiliating” comments, sexual in nature

Manitoba MP James Bezan was previously cleared of harassment

Feature
November 24, 2017  

A Deadly Legacy

The federal government is moving towards a full ban

News
November 22, 2017  

Officials warn families of possible TB exposure at Fort McMurray daycare

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – Alberta Health Services is warning

News
November 17, 2017  

RCMP investigation at B.C. ice rink continues one month after fatal leak

FERNIE, B.C. – There’s no word on when residents

News
November 16, 2017  

Toronto drug squad officer dies of a fentanyl overdose, police say

TORONTO – An officer with the Toronto police drug

News
October 31, 2017  

Saskatchewan health authority fined for safety violations involving workers

YORKTON, Sask. – The Sunrise Regional Health Authority in

News
October 24, 2017  

Firefighters exposed to harmful chemicals through skin: study

Researchers tested Ottawa fire personnel

News
October 10, 2017  

Sun, asbestos among top causes of work-related cancer in Ontario, says report

Engine exhaust, crystalline silica also “big hitters”

News
September 26, 2017  

Prison goes into lockdown following possible fentanyl exposure

Officers felt intoxicated during search

News
September 12, 2017  

Workers feel ill during reported “incident” at B.C. shipping terminal

No apparent lasting effects on 11 workers

News
September 12, 2017  

Association raises funds for paramedic nearly killed by drug exposure

Calgary first responder recovered at home

Feature
August 17, 2017  

A Real and Present Danger

Occupational cancers represent more than half of all work-related

News
July 25, 2017  

Alberta healthcare workers are poorly protected from dangerous meds: AUPE

Union continues to receive reports from members

News
July 18, 2017  

Federal government lowers limit of exposure to airborne chrysotile asbestos

Lower threshold part of overall asbestos strategy

News
July 18, 2017  

Canada Post employees claim carbon-monoxide exposure from trucks

Workers in Ottawa region claim exhaust leaks

News
June 30, 2017  

Labour ministry to conduct summer inspection blitzes in mining

Inspectors to raise awareness of disease

News
May 30, 2017  

City releases report on former deputy mayor accused of harassment

Michael Di Biase resigned following allegations

News
May 30, 2017  

Silicosis affecting miners in Labrador, according to new study

Medical audit examined silica-dust exposure at two mines