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Dofasco fined nearly $220,000 after worker injured at Hamilton steel plant

On June 26, 2021, four workers were preparing a production line at the company’s steel mill for a tool change when something went wrong.

Suncor to cut 1,500 additional jobs by end of year, vows no cuts that impact worker safety

New CEO Rich Kruger is forging ahead with his mandate to reduce costs and improve the company's lagging financial performance, but workplace safety is off the table, according to reports.

Beloved school bus driver mourned after fatal crash with police vehicle

A school bus driver killed along with a police officer in a two-vehicle crash near Woodstock was a 71-year-old family man who spent the past decade-plus of his retirement driving children to school.

Pregnant people should be especially vigilant when wildfires pollute the air: Doctor

Smoke from wildfires in parts of Alberta, British Columbia and now Nova Scotia has doctors warning pregnant people to take extra precautions against breathing in toxic particles.

Workers injured during wildfire evacuations, Good Samaritans may be eligible for benefits: WCB Alberta

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta has a number of resources available for employers, and injured workers, impacted by wildfire evacuations in the province.


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Blackline Safety expands manufacturing capacity in Calgary by up to 50%

The expansion was achieved by repurposing the company’s existing space, it said. The announcement comes on the heels of a milestone year which saw the company’s global customer base climb to 1,800, with 150,000 workers protected by the company’s safety wearables across the globe. » Read More...

Reminder: Naloxone kits now mandatory in at-risk workplaces in Ontario

The Ontario government is now requiring at-risk employers to ensure their workplaces have a life-saving naloxone kit on hand and workers trained on how to use them. » Read More...
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19 killed in southwest China landslide covering mine worker dormitory

The disaster struck in a mountainous rural district of Sichuan province's Leshan county, where rains have been falling constantly for weeks. More than 180 people were mobilized to help find those buried under the debris. » Read More...

Alabama deputies fatally shoot man who fired at utility worker, sheriff says

Deputies fatally shot a man who earlier had fired a gun at a utility worker trying to shut off his water and later pointed a firearm at deputies, authorities said. The shooting happened in Russell County, in eastern Alabama near the Georgia state line. » Read More...

Indianapolis man gets 30 years for fatal 2020 shooting of mail carrier

Tony Cushingberry, 24, was sentenced after pleading guilty in July 2022 to second-degree murder and discharging a firearm during a crime of violence, the U.S. Attorney's Office said. » Read More...


Safety Leadership: Preparing for tomorrow’s health and safety landscape

As leaders, we are encouraged to be resilient and adaptable. To be nimble and quick in responding to an ever-changing landscape and accelerating technological advances, writes Lisa McGuire in her latest column. » Read More...

The first line of vaccines was highly effective at restricting COVID-19’s damage

After more than three years of COVID-19, the World Health Organization (WHO) reports that over 763 million infections, and nearly seven million deaths, have been attributed to SARS-CoV-2. » Read More...

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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

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