OHS Canada Magazine

Workers Compensation

November 17, 2014  

Bill aims to protect temporary, vulnerable workers

Ontario to pass liability rules on temp agencies

September 8, 2014  

WCB sees drop in number of surcharged employers in Nova Scotia

(Canadian OH&S News) — Slightly fewer employers in Nova Scotia — 107, compared to 113 in 2014 — will receive a surcharge next year, the Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia (WCB) has announced.

September 1, 2014  

Big Brother’s Watching

Ontario’s workers’ compensation board is increasingly using covert surveillance to target injured workers with costly claims, legal experts say.

May 20, 2014  

RCMP in B.C. reviewing pipelayer death from 2012

(Canadian OH&S News) — The Oct. 11, 2012 death of a pipelayer in a Burnaby, British Columbia trench is now under review by the RCMP, following a past investigation by the province’s workplace safety and compensation agency,…

April 28, 2014  

Investigation ongoing into worker death at Suncor

(Canadian OH&S News) — Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety division and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are conducting investigations into the death of a Suncor worker. The employee, 27-year-old Shane Daye from Fort…

March 27, 2014  

Contest invites students to make safety videos

FEDERAL — Canada’s federal labour minister is promoting workplace safety to high school students with a national video contest.

February 3, 2014  

Human trafficking blitz condemned by sex workers

(Canadian OH&S News)

August 12, 2013  

Ontario worker killed in hydro accident, five injured

(Canadian OH&S News)

September 4, 2012  

Alberta politician attacks spud farmer safety practices

CALGARY (Canadian OH&S News)