OHS Canada Magazine

Workers Compensation

January 24, 2018  

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

EDMONTON – More than two years after Alberta passed

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

June 29, 2017  

Ontario workplaces have become safer, claims annual WSIB report

Province maintains Canada’s lowest lost-time injury rate

May 23, 2017  

Correctional officers demand recognition of their unique, unsafe work environment

Union demonstrates at federal prisons nationwide

May 23, 2017  

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

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

April 4, 2017  

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

Widow of allegedly abused worker awarded benefits

February 22, 2017  

Getting Back on One’s Feet

Healthcare providers who treat injured workers with multiple injuries

January 31, 2017  

City of Edmonton launches review of workplace safety

DuPont to conduct review of people, processes and equipment

December 14, 2016  

Recognizing Mental Trauma

Two unions held a demonstration in Halifax on November

October 11, 2016  

Government committee calls for research on PTSD in first responders

Report suggests new research institute

August 23, 2016  

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

Fewer than half of workers using fall protection, head gear

August 9, 2016  

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

More than 350 farm workers received compensation this year

July 12, 2016  

Workplace safety association for Saskatchewan’s First Nations founded

New organization aims to make First Nations workers injury-free

June 24, 2016  

Supreme Court finds in favour of medical workers claiming workplace cancer

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled

May 3, 2016  

Alberta media present skewed picture of workplace injury: report

Women’s injuries, occupational disease neglected in news reports

April 26, 2016  

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

Cancer diagnoses date back to 1970: union lawyer

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.

April 12, 2016  

Ontario passes presumptive PTSD law for first responders

WSIB must now presume that condition is job-related

April 5, 2016  

Fredericton mourns firefighter who had occupational cancer

Robert Berryman, 61, began firefighting career in 1978

February 25, 2016  

The Wait Is Over

The passing of Bill 6, or the Enhanced Protection