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Transportation Safety Board investigates vehicle fire at Montreal Trudeau airport

The Transportation Safety Board of Canada is investigating after a service vehicle caught fire under an Air Canada plane at the Montreal-Trudeau International Airport on Sunday.

Fire at empty residence in Brampton, Ont. sends two firefighters to hospital

Two firefighters are in hospital following a house fire in Brampton, Ont. early Monday morning.

Body of paramedic presumed drowned in boating accident recovered in northern Ontario

The chief of a First Nation in northern Ontario says a search and recovery effort has located the body of a paramedic presumed to have drowned in a boating accident.

Monday may have set a global record for the hottest day ever. Tuesday broke it

The entire planet sweltered for the two unofficial hottest days in human recordkeeping Monday and Tuesday last week, according to University of Maine scientists at the Climate Reanalyzer project. For two straight days, the global average temperature spiked into uncharted territory.

N.W.T. construction company fined $100K following worker's death

A construction company in the Northwest Territories has been fined $100,000 after a worker was killed at a site outside Fort Simpson in 2020.

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Do you know your lone worker legislation? Tips to remain compliant for Canadians working solo

On May 9, 1992, a tragic incident unfolded as 26 miners from Nova Scotia perished while heading to their daily duties at the Westray mine. The profound loss of these individuals inflicted immeasurable grief upon the close-knit community of Pictou County. Nevertheless, amidst the sorrow and despair, a glimmer of hope emerged, leading to positive outcomes in lone worker safety. » Read More...

Fatal accident at Montreal airport: Worker falls while trying to dislodge luggage

The Montreal airport says a worker died in an on-site accident Saturday. The employee worked for Equans, a company that offers technical services to airports including baggage handling systems and electrical networks. » Read More...

Ottawa accepts call for tighter fishing boat inspections in aftermath of N.S. sinking

Transport Canada says it will tighten inspections of fishing vessels in the aftermath of a 2020 sinking that resulted in six deaths off Nova Scotia's southwestern coast. » Read More...
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ASSP sets attendance record, attracts nearly 6,000 OHS professionals to San Antonio

The association said nearly 6,000 occupational safety and health professionals attended Safety 23 in June in San Antonio, an in-person attendance record for the global event. » Read More...

National newspaper in Mexico says its reporter was killed in western state

The Mexican national newspaper La Jornada said Saturday that its staff reporter in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit has been found dead. » Read More...

Driver who triggered deadly Arizona freeway collision had just been on TikTok, officials say

A tractor-trailer driver was on the social media app TikTok just before causing a Phoenix-area freeway collision that killed five people, authorities said. » Read More...

3 New Zealand tour operators plead guilty to safety breaches in deadly eruption of volcano

Three helicopter tour operators pleaded guilty on Friday to safety breaches when New Zealand's White Island volcano erupted in 2019, claiming 22 lives. » Read More...


The stabbing attack at the University of Waterloo underscores the dangers of polarizing rhetoric about gender

In the wake of the recent stabbing attack on a University of Waterloo professor and two students in a philosophy of gender course, we need to talk about the profound power words have to shape our world. » Read More...

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NSC Safety Congress & Expo

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