OHS Canada Magazine

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Occupational Hygiene

News
March 22, 2016  

ONA blasts Guelph hospital for alleged inattention to safety

Union files grievance against healthcare facility

News
March 1, 2016  

Building housing ministry offices evacuated due to possible asbestos

Pipe tests positive for asbestos in Regina building

News
February 9, 2016  

Federal construction projects using material with asbestos: unions

Government claims non-friable asbestos cement is safe

News
November 24, 2015  

Report: workers with job insecurity, stress tend to come to work while ill

Collaborative study examines the common factors in presenteeism

News
November 3, 2015  

Mould, radiation concerns raised at Dalhousie dentistry clinic

N.S. Department of Labour and Advanced Education investigating

News
October 20, 2015  

Flu vaccines available in two provinces

Saskatchewan, Nova Scotia encouraging residents to get flu shots

News
October 13, 2015  

Infected worker at laboratory lacked safety training

A recent report from the Public Health Agency of

News
September 8, 2015  

Library survey pinpoints biohazards, understaffing, other employee stressors

Survey is first part of study of worker safety in B.C. libraries

News
September 1, 2015  

Two arrested after scuffle with security at Sask. legislature

Woman, 27, bites one peace officer, sends him to hospital

News
July 7, 2015  

Health Canada revises public info on asbestos risk

Government now acknowledges that all forms of mineral are harmful

News
October 27, 2014  

Ebola measures aim to protect healthcare workers

Ontario’s new measures developed with guidance from oh&s specialists

News
May 12, 2014  

Ontario announces increase in firefighter cancer coverage

(Canadian OH&S News) — The government of Ontario is expanding the qualifications for workers’ compensation for career firefighters. Premier Kathleen Wynne announced on April 30 that the province would add six types of cancer to the…

News
May 7, 2014  

Statement by Minister Leitch on North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

OTTAWA, (Canada NewsWire) — The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of the Status of Women, today challenged all Canadians, especially employers and employees, to help prevent injuries and illnesses in the…

News
May 5, 2014  

Nfld. sees rise in number of occupational diseases

(Canadian OH&S News) — A new report from the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission (WHSCC) of Newfoundland and Labrador has offered both good and bad news about oh&s in the province. On one hand, last year’s…

News
March 3, 2014  

Link between firefighting and cancer acknowledged

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
February 18, 2014  

Ontario hospital battling outbreak of scabies

(Canadian OH&S News) 

News
November 25, 2013  

Unifor calls for national moratorium on fracking

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
November 18, 2013  

Saskatchewan asbestos registry law comes into effect

(Canadian OH&S News) 

News
September 23, 2013  

Health facility accused of rodent, bedbug infestation

(Canadian OH&S News)

News
September 16, 2013  

Union, government meet to discuss asbestos concerns

(Canadian OH&S News)