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City of Regina fined $100,000, issues apology after worker hurt on the job

Worker suffered serious injuries when a 3,000 pound crate carrying glass fell, pinning the worker against other crates.

Kubota Materials Canada fined $90,000 after worker hurt at Orillia, Ont., plant

Worker seriously injured while manually clearing a blockage from an industrial machine.

Tug company, senior official charged in fatal 2021 sinking off northwest B.C. coast

Eight counts laid against company, president in accident that killed captain and one crew member.

Cracker and snack maker modified machine to bypass guard, resulting in worker injury and $100,000 fine

Similar bypass devices had also been installed on other machinery at their facility at least twice prior to this most recent incident.

Alberta giving SafeGen $150,000 to deliver workplace safety training to high school students

Money will allow company to provide “free safety training to students, keeping Alberta’s workplaces healthy and safe for years to come.”

OHS Canada needs your stories: PPE for Women free virtual event

On March 23, 2023, OHS Canada is hosting a free virtual event looking at the issue of PPE for Women. And we need your help!


Dräger PARAT® 3200: Reliable Protection in the Emergency

During maintenance operations, an emergency can occur at any time. The PARAT® 3200 escape device provides a minimum of 15 minutes of escape time, protecting the user along the escape route. It meets the only worldwide standard for industrial escape devices (DIN 58647-7).

Why choose our PARAT® 3200:
  • Easy to don and doff
  • Mouthpiece and nose clip assembly for extremely low leakage
  • Integrated belt clip for safe and comfortable carrying of the device
  • Long service life even in extreme environments
  • Total lifetime of 12 years
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OHS due diligence must be visible: Courts must give clear, comprehensive reasons in their judgements

A recent Ontario court decision provides some insight into why trial courts must give clear and comprehensive reasons in their judgements in occupational health and safety prosecutions. » Read More...

Confined spaces demand robust legislation from regulators, due diligence from employers

Confined spaces exist across a variety of industries, such as construction, mining, and manufacturing, and come in numerous form. » Read More...
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Mars Wrigley fined after workers fall into vat of chocolate

Federal workplace safety authorities have fined a central Pennsylvania confectionary factory more than $14,500 all figures U.S. following an accident last year. » Read More...

Plane being towed at L.A. airport collides with shuttle bus

The FAA is investigating the incident involving an American Airlines Airbus A321 jet. There were no passengers on board. » Read More...

Turkey arrests building contractors six days after quakes

Turkish officials detained or issued arrest warrants for some 130 people allegedly involved in shoddy and illegal construction methods as rescuers continued to pull a few survivors from the rubble. » Read More...


What’s the safest seat on a plane? We asked an aviation expert

When booking a flight, do you ever think about which seat will protect you the most in an emergency? » Read More...

Turkey-Syria earthquake: Why it is so difficult to get rescue and relief to where it is most needed

Weather is not on the responders’ side – both countries are experiencing a harsh wet winter. There are also regional political tensions and millions of refugees in both countries due to the conflict in Syria. » Read More...


WSPS Warehouse Safety Conference

Location: Mississauga, Ontario
Date: February 21, 2023
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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

Location: San Antonio, Texas
Date: June 4, 2023
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