OHS Canada Magazine

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Occupational Hygiene

News
April 1, 2020  

Guards refuse to work in Ottawa jail over lack of COVID-19 screening protocols

‘The wheels are not turning as fast as they should be’

News
March 29, 2020  

Firefighter PPE in short supply as COVID-19 battle rages on, says union president

Ontario reports 211 new cases, two additional deaths

News
March 27, 2020  

Realtors push back on non-essential sales, adopt safety measures amid outbreak

Real estate boards recommend against open houses, in-person activity

News
March 26, 2020  

Sharing is not caring when it comes to arc-flash PPE

Workers sharing gear are at higher risk of being exposed to COVID-19

News
March 26, 2020  

How pulp and paper mills are keeping workers safe during COVID-19

Pandemic procedures being implemented across country

Feature
March 25, 2020  

N95 masks in full production as world faces further COVID-19 spread

As demand outpaces supply, manufacturers get creative

News
March 25, 2020  

Construction labour groups raise concerns over jobsite safety amid outbreak

Calls to follow Quebec’s lead and suspend industry in Ontario

News
March 24, 2020  

Toronto hospital holds mask drive as groups sound alarm over impending shortage

Michael Garron Hospital accepting N95 respirator masks

News
March 24, 2020  

Quebec to close non-essential businesses until April 13 as COVID-19 cases spike

‘Effectively, Quebec will be on pause for the next three weeks’: Premier

Feature
March 23, 2020  

Emergency management planning helps organizations brace for disaster

COVID-19 experience shows employers need to be ready

News
March 23, 2020  

WEBINAR ON-DEMAND: What employers need to know about COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19 session now available online

News
March 23, 2020  

Business Council of Canada calls on PM to do more about COVID-19 pandemic

Urges order for all non-essential staff to stay home

News
March 20, 2020  

Feds offer help to companies to retool, pump out COVID-19 medical gear

Ventilators, masks and other personal protective gear needed

News
March 20, 2020  

First responders adjust how they respond to emergencies in face of pandemic

Some firefighters may stop responding to non-critical calls

News
March 20, 2020  

Bereavement workers say they don’t have access to enough masks

Enbalmers fear they’ll catch virus from remains of infected

News
March 20, 2020  

Worker at Toronto jail in hospital after testing positive for COVID-19: union

Employee returned from trip to Europe and worked before self-isolation

News
March 20, 2020  

Sobeys installs Plexiglas shields to fight spread of COVID-19

Store hours also being reduced during pandemic

News
March 19, 2020  

Automakers shut North American plants over coronavirus fears

Move addresses concerns for employees who work in close quarters

News
March 18, 2020  

‘It is going to get a lot worse before it gets better’

Crisis expert shares advice on navigating through a pandemic

News
March 13, 2020  

Cultural institutions cancel shows, empty seats amid COVID-19 concerns

Movie theatres taking safety measures to help audiences feel more comfortable