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Showcasing the best in workplace safety: OHS Canada unveils program for 2023 OHS Honours

Consisting of a half-day conference, cocktail reception, gala dinner and awards ceremony, it takes place at the Palais Royale in Toronto on Sept. 21, 2023.

Fewer workers getting hurt in Nova Scotia, says WCB, but number of fatalities increased

That amounted to 52,000 fewer days lost due to injury, or the equivalent of 200 full-time employees working for a year, it said.

Four dead after scissor lift topples at house under construction in Quebec

Four family members are dead after a construction project turned tragic over the weekend in Quebec's Bas-St-Laurent region, provincial police say.

N.S. health officials unable to determine source of legionnaires' disease outbreak

As of Aug. 3, nine cases and another 20 suspected infections had been detected, but no cases have been reported since.

Long COVID affected about 6% of workers with COVID-19 claims: WCRI

A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) found that 6% of workers with COVID-19 developed long COVID, and many of these workers continued receiving medical care a year after their infections.

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Bravery and loss: Facing safety challenges in a painful wildfire season

The tragic loss of lives among Canadian wildfires in recent weeks has sent a wave of sorrow across the country. British Columbia Premier David Eby said it best: “This wildfire season has been profoundly awful” and the fatalities have “shaken people.” » Read More...
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Oil worker health-care fund is sought by New Mexico congressman

U.S. oil field workers and their immediate relatives would be compensated for uninsured medical costs related to air pollution and heat-related illness, under a bill introduced by a first-term Democratic congressman from New Mexico. » Read More...

Men attacked Alabama boat co-captain for 'just doing my job,' he says

An Alabama boat co-captain was hanging on "for dear life'' as men punched and tackled him on the capital city's riverfront, he told police after video of the brawl circulated widely online. » Read More...


Telling a story, with empathy and data, to support mental health

Lidia Pawlikowski, associate vice-president of health consulting at HUB International, offers her take on the mental health of Canadians and what can be done by employers to help. » Read More...


NSC Safety Congress & Expo

October 20, 2023 | Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans » Read More...