OHS Canada Magazine

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Workers Compensation

Voice
February 7, 2018  

High Time

Everyone is talking about marijuana, as the recreational use

News
January 31, 2018  

Judge rules RCMP don’t have to share records from ammonia leak in B.C.

FERNIE, B.C. – A judge says police do not

News
January 24, 2018  

Two years after farm safety bill passes, no regulations in place in Alberta

EDMONTON – More than two years after Alberta passed

News
November 10, 2017  

WestJet wants B.C. court to toss proposed class action that alleges harassment

VANCOUVER – WestJet says a proposed class-action lawsuit that

News
June 29, 2017  

Ontario workplaces have become safer, claims annual WSIB report

Province maintains Canada’s lowest lost-time injury rate

News
May 23, 2017  

Correctional officers demand recognition of their unique, unsafe work environment

Union demonstrates at federal prisons nationwide

News
May 23, 2017  

Widow seeking inquiry into alleged toxic exposures at Manitoba smelter in 2008

Vale, government say employee’s death not work-related

News
April 4, 2017  

Fatal heart attack may have resulted from years of workplace bullying: WCB ruling

Widow of allegedly abused worker awarded benefits

Feature
February 22, 2017  

Getting Back on One’s Feet

Healthcare providers who treat injured workers with multiple injuries

News
January 31, 2017  

City of Edmonton launches review of workplace safety

DuPont to conduct review of people, processes and equipment

Feature
December 14, 2016  

Recognizing Mental Trauma

Two unions held a demonstration in Halifax on November

News
October 11, 2016  

Government committee calls for research on PTSD in first responders

Report suggests new research institute

News
August 23, 2016  

Safety gear not used enough in Saskatchewan residential construction, says WCB

Fewer than half of workers using fall protection, head gear

News
August 9, 2016  

High increase in WCB claims from Alberta farming industry since last year

More than 350 farm workers received compensation this year

News
July 12, 2016  

Workplace safety association for Saskatchewan’s First Nations founded

New organization aims to make First Nations workers injury-free

News
June 24, 2016  

Supreme Court finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancer

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled

News
May 3, 2016  

Alberta media present skewed picture of workplace injury: report

Women’s injuries, occupational disease neglected in news reports

News
April 26, 2016  

Ex-workers taking hospital to Supreme Court over alleged cancer cluster

Cancer diagnoses date back to 1970: union lawyer

Feature
April 19, 2016  

Out of the Shadows

The passing of legislation presuming that post-traumatic stress disorder among Ontario’s first responders is work-related points to a growing recognition across Canada that occupational injuries are not just physical.

News
April 12, 2016  

Ontario passes presumptive PTSD law for first responders

WSIB must now presume that condition is job-related