OHS Canada Magazine

Occupational Hygiene

September 16, 2013  

Union, government meet to discuss asbestos concerns

(Canadian OH&S News)

August 28, 2013  

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…

July 15, 2013  

Possible asbestos find grinds work to a halt

ESTEVAN (Canadian OH&S News)

July 2, 2013  

Ontario workers exposed to Agent Orange

ONTARIO (Canadian OH&S News)

June 10, 2013  

Bill proposes expansion of presumptive coverage

VAUGHAN, Ont. (Canadian OH&S News)

April 15, 2013  

Paper mill launches investigation into cancer concerns

THUNDER BAY, Ont. (Canadian OH&S News)

February 27, 2013  

Deadly Mimicry

The women working in the heart of the automotive district in southern Ontario are unlike any other autoworkers in the world.

February 25, 2013  

Toronto mulls licensing for workplaces with blood-borne disease risks

TORONTO (Canadian OH&S News)

January 14, 2013  

Air quality issues sicken teachers in Nova Scotia school

YARMOUTH, N.S. (Canadian OH&S News)

January 7, 2013  

Distracted Alberta railway workers hit by train

EDMONTON (Canadian OH&S News)

November 27, 2012  

Study finds link between manufacturing sector and breast cancer risk

WINDSOR, Ont. (Canadian OH&S News)

September 24, 2012  

Federal government drops opposition to crysotile asbestos hazard label

FEDERAL (Canadian OH&S News)

September 7, 2012  

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.

July 16, 2012  

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…

June 19, 2012  

Feds investigating gas leak at customs-related facility

HAMILTON, Ont (Canadian OH&S News)

March 27, 2012  

Review confirms cancer risk for Nfld shipyard workers

MARYSTOWN, Nfld (Canadian OH&S News)

March 2, 2012  

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.

January 17, 2012  

Poultry plant in Manitoba appeals order to clean up air

WINNIPEG (Canadian OH&S News)

August 29, 2011  

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.

April 7, 2011  

Phantom Rising

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.