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Ontario lowering exposure limits for diesel exhaust in mines, will allow robots to be used

It said the new exposure limits will be the “most protective” in North America, noting that long-term exposure to diesel exhaust can be a significant cause of lung cancer in miners.

Anne Tennier reappointed as president, CEO of CCOHS for second five-year term

"(She) led the CCOHS through the toughest days of the pandemic," said Minister of Labour Seamus O'Regan Jr. "Her expertise and leadership will help keep workers safe and healthy for years to come."

Saskatchewan company fined $35,000 after worker injured after falling onto a septic tank

Dunnigan Holdings Ltd. pleaded guilty in Estevan Provincial Court regarding one violation of The Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, 2020.

Manitoba to require photo ID for sales of bear spray after rise in use as weapon

Manitoba will require vendors who sell bear spray to obtain photo identification and validate customer information before sales can be completed.

WorkSafeBC looking for feedback on asbestos abatement licensing requirements, certification

In March 2022, the British Columbia legislature passed Bill 5 to introduce certification and licensing requirements in the Workers Compensation Act for managing asbestos abatement work.

Free webinar: Revitalize your workforce - why T&D holds key to success in post-pandemic world

Secure your free spot for tomorrow's live webinar, part of our sister publication Talent Canada's special HR Boot Camp Series.


Alcotest 7000: The Next level Breathalyzer

The Dräger Alcotest® 7000 sets new standards in alcohol screening.
  • Only one calibration per year
  • Two measurement methods in one device
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Fostering civility and respect: How leaders can combat fear in the workplace

Yes, leaders can foster civility and respect, and we can root out fear There are many reasons people choose not to speak up when they have ideas, questions and concerns at work, and most start with the word 'fear.' » Read More...

Amazon worker injuries dip in U.S. last year, but higher than 2020

The report, which was compiled by the Strategic Organizing Center and examines data Amazon has submitted to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, said the company's injury rate was 6.9% in 2022, compared to 7.9% the year before. In 2020, that number was 6.6%. » Read More...
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Officials: Michigan paper mill worker dead from fungal infection

A contract worker at a northern Michigan paper mill has died from a fungal infection that has forced the business to temporarily close for deep cleaning. » Read More...

ASSP unveils its 2023 Safety Professional of the Year

Subba Rao Palagummi has been named 2023 Safety Professional of the Year. The oil and gas industry safety expert from the Middle East has been an ASSP member for 15 years and has helped advance occupational safety and health for more than 30 years in India, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. » Read More...

Airbus, Air France face verdict over 2009 Rio Paris crash

A French court on Monday acquitted Airbus and Air France of manslaughter charges over the 2009 crash of Flight 447 from Rio to Paris, which killed 228 people and led to lasting changes in aircraft safety measures. » Read More...


Fast Fashion: Why garment workers’ lives are still in danger 10 years after Rana Plaza

Social media campaigns like ‘I made your clothes’ can help to raise awareness but don’t necessarily address structural issues. » Read More...

Employee resilience isn’t the magic bullet solution to adversity that organizations think it is

The combination of supply chain issues, rising inflation and labour challenges has had wide-ranging impacts on businesses. In order to deal with these obstacles, many organizations have turned to employee resilience to the weather the storm. Check out this opinion piece from our sister publication, Talent Canada. » Read More...

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A-SAFE, Workplace Safety Solutions, Bring Cutting-Edge Safety Solutions and Unrivalled Service To Canada

A-SAFE, a global leader in industrial safety solutions, has recently announced its expansion into the Canadian market. Boasting over 35 years of experience, A-SAFE has established a reputation for pioneering workplace safety with their innovative polymer solutions, such as pedestrian barriers, bollards, and intelligent racking impact technology.

The expansion offers the opportunity for A-SAFE to offer its expertise to new customers across the country, providing them with the same cutting-edge technology and unmatched customer service that have made them the first choice for safety solutions in other parts of the world. » Learn more

ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

June 5, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas »