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Crackproof: Inside Burnbrae Farms’ journey to a safety milestone

OHS Canada visited the company's egg grading facility to get a first-hand look at its approach to workplace safety. It has gone more than seven years without a time loss incident, and the team - from front-line workers to the CEO - explain how they reached this point.

Canadians not the only ones loving spring weather: Tips on keeping ticks in check

Lyme disease is a potentially serious infection that comes from being bitten by an infected blacklegged tick, commonly known as a deer tick.

Ontario pumping $12.5 million into health and safety associations, updating working at heights standards

The investment will support organizations like Workplace Safety North, which helped rescue 39 miners trapped underground in Sudbury in September 2021, and strengthen worker safety in critical industries from manufacturing to forestry.

No charges in case of man who died when struck by bus at Halifax terminal

Halifax police have decided not to lay charges after a pedestrian was struck and killed by a city bus last fall at a busy terminal.

Most Ontario elementary teachers experienced or witnessed violence: survey

ETFO president Karen Brown pinned the blame on a lack of investment by the province in public education, saying that "learning is being disrupted and violence is being normalized." "


The Dräger Wildland Fire Respiratory Kit

Easy respiration with low resistance

Dräger's wildland respiratory kit provides long-lasting protection in tough conditions. The kit includes the Dräger half mask X-plore 3500, 2 P100 particle filters, a carrying bag, and cleaning wipes. The reusable P100 filter is NIOSH-approved and protects against particulates, dust, and ash from wildfires.
  • The mask is made of comfortable DrägerFlex material and has a low profile; wide field of vision.
  • The exhalation valve reduces breathing resistance.
  • Suitable for firefighters, first responders, paramedics, and civilians.
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Safety professionals are interpreters, but also need to be translators

As an avid traveller, venturing to places near and afar, I often find myself wishing I was bilingual or multilingual. My ability to speak French is at its best “comme ci, comme ça” but outside of Quebec or France, I always take the time to learn a little of the language in the country I’m visiting, says safety professional Louise Trotter. » Read More...

Demolition company fined nearly $90K after worker killed while dismantling grain silo

On July 19, 2021, James Curran Expert Removal & Excavating Limited was engaged in the demolition of an old building previously used as a grain silo. The building was a two-storey steel framed building with metal cladding. » Read More...
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Names of farmworker victims in deadly Oregon crash released

Seven people died, four injured when a semitruck left Interstate 5 and slammed into a van carrying the workers as it was parked on the side of the road. » Read More...

Gunman kills 1, wounds another at General Motors plant in Ohio

Police say a man shot two people at a General Motors engine factory in Ohio, killing one and wounding another before wounding himself. » Read More...

English scrap metal recycler sentenced to 9 months in jail for wall collapse that killed 5

The owner and a manager of an English scrap metal recycling plant were sentenced to nine months in jail Monday for safety lapses after a wall collapsed and killed five migrant workers in 2016, a government workplace safety agency said. » Read More...


As we fight the Alberta and B.C. wildfires, we must also plan for future disasters

British Columbia and Alberta are on fire. Tens of thousands of people have had to evacuate in Alberta, while much of B.C. is already experiencing higher-than-usual wildfire risk. With more than 150 fires currently burning across the two provinces, a hazardous haze is blanketing Calgary and affecting air quality as far away as the East Coast. » Read More...

Girls are in crisis — and their mental health needs to be taken seriously

An article in the Washington Post recently declared “a crisis in American girlhood.” Girls in the United States are experiencing alarmingly higher rates of sexual assault, mental health issues and suicidality than ever before. » Read More...

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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

June 5, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas »