OHS Canada Magazine

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Occupational Hygiene

News
March 12, 2020  

Businesses ramp up COVID-19 precautions amid workplace cases

Disinfections, teleworking options being implemented

News
March 12, 2020  

Calgary sports bar closes down after employee tests positive for coronavirus

Worker travelled from Frankfurt to Calgary on March 1

News
March 12, 2020  

NBA suspends season; March Madness going without fans

UPDATE: NHL suspends its season due to COVID-19

News
March 11, 2020  

Walmart sets emergency leave policy for 1.4 million hourly workers

Staff will receive up to 2 weeks’ pay if required to quarantine

Feature
March 9, 2020  

Fatigue amplifies risks of workplace hazards

CSA Group issues call for national standard to combat far-reaching safety issue

News
March 9, 2020  

New coronavirus causes cancellation of women’s world hockey championship

Spread of disease wreaking havoc on organized sports

News
March 6, 2020  

COVID-19 clinics to open as doctors call for cases to be kept out of hospitals

‘Surge of cases appears inevitable’: Toronto doctor

Feature
March 6, 2020  

Protective apparel products continue to advance, adapt

Technology, consumer demands spur safety gear innovation

News
March 5, 2020  

Ontario blitz focuses on machine guarding

Inspections will take place through month of March

News
March 3, 2020  

Shopify cancels annual conference due to fears over coronavirus

Event was slated to take place in Toronto on May 7

News
March 2, 2020  

France’s Louvre stays shut amid staff fears of virus spread

French government bans indoor gatherings larger than 5,000 people

News
February 28, 2020  

Strains, sprains leading cause of workplace injury in Ontario

February 29 is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day

Voice
February 28, 2020  

Tips to avoid welding hazards and injury

Precautions, proper PPE can prevent a variety of issues

News
February 26, 2020  

Prepare for new coronavirus like an emergency, health minister advises

Rash of new cases in Italy, Iran, South Korea, Japan

News
February 25, 2020  

Redesigned program supports correctional officers’ mental health in Ontario

‘Those who work in the correctional system often have a challenging and dangerous job’

News
February 20, 2020  

Students, newcomers advised to think safety when entering the workforce

Injury rate for new workers three to four times higher in first month

News
February 19, 2020  

Worker shocked at future Edmonton-area Amazon warehouse dies, family confirms

Victim was placed in medically induced coma following incident

News
February 19, 2020  

Construction firm fined $125K for 2018 worker death at Billy Bishop Airport

Vixman also sentenced to 18 months’ probation by Ontario court

News
February 18, 2020  

Nurses’ unions warn national standards for coronavirus protection too low

Safety protocols are inadequate, says union president

Voice
February 18, 2020  

How to build a self-correcting safety system

As workplace operating conditions evolve, performers need to adapt