Union, government meet to discuss asbestos concerns
(Canadian OH&S News)
For whom the decibel tolls
Employees in the professional sports industry face a myriad of dangers: from being caught in the crossfire as pucks and balls go whizzing by, to dodging hulking athletes and being on the receiving end of unruly players and frustrated fans. But…
Possible asbestos find grinds work to a halt
ESTEVAN (Canadian OH&S News)
Ontario workers exposed to Agent Orange
ONTARIO (Canadian OH&S News)
Bill proposes expansion of presumptive coverage
VAUGHAN, Ont. (Canadian OH&S News)
Paper mill launches investigation into cancer concerns
THUNDER BAY, Ont. (Canadian OH&S News)
The women working in the heart of the automotive district in southern Ontario are unlike any other autoworkers in the world.
Toronto mulls licensing for workplaces with blood-borne disease risks
TORONTO (Canadian OH&S News)
Air quality issues sicken teachers in Nova Scotia school
YARMOUTH, N.S. (Canadian OH&S News)
Distracted Alberta railway workers hit by train
EDMONTON (Canadian OH&S News)
Study finds link between manufacturing sector and breast cancer risk
WINDSOR, Ont. (Canadian OH&S News)
Federal government drops opposition to crysotile asbestos hazard label
FEDERAL (Canadian OH&S News)
Making A Comeback
The Quebec government’s recent announcement of a $58-million infusion to breathe life into Canada’s beleaguered asbestos industry has drawn outrage from various quarters.
Dust to Dust
For a dust explosion to occur, everything has to be lined up just right. Unlike a fire, which can be started by a trio of elements — fuel, an ignition source and oxygen — a dust explosion can occur only if a pentagon comprising two…
Feds investigating gas leak at customs-related facility
HAMILTON, Ont (Canadian OH&S News)
Review confirms cancer risk for Nfld shipyard workers
MARYSTOWN, Nfld (Canadian OH&S News)
Falling Partitions: Plus or Minus
Within a couple months of relocating to an open-concept office space last October, Michael De Monte had noticed significant changes in the social dynamics among employees.
Poultry plant in Manitoba appeals order to clean up air
WINNIPEG (Canadian OH&S News)
Mould growth potential in the aftermath of storms
It may have been a flood; perhaps even a hurricane. The potential for harm from temporary fury unleashed is clear: downed communication devices, damaged infrastructure, and losses of productivity and resources.
To some, it is a constant buzzing in their ears; for others, it is a sort of whistling, humming or even the usually calming sounds made by crickets.