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CNESST issues report into crash between school bus, bucket truck that killed child

The investigation uncovered two primary causes for the fatal accident.

Suncor names Rich Kruger as new CEO, replaces embattled president who resigned in wake of safety issues

Mark Little resigned as CEO last July under pressure from an aggressive activist investor and in the wake of a spate of workplace deaths and safety incidents.

Canadian journalists face increasing harassment, bullying on the job: Unifor

The union is launching a new discussion paper which focuses on what it, government and news organization can do to stop abuse and harassment

Winery in Prince Edward County fined $50,000 after worker injured by falling vat

After the event, Redtail Vineyards provided what the ministry called “significant assistance” to the injured worker and the worker’s family.

Ontario construction company fined $55,000 after worker hurt by steel truss that tipped over

At the time of the event, the trusses were not braced or secured from tipping over and there was no task-specific work procedure or training.

Nominations are now open for 2023 OHS Honours

The nomination period is officially open. There is no fee to nominate your organization or top safety professionals. See the website for full list of awards and the criteria.


Dräger PARAT® 3200: Reliable Protection in the Emergency

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Focus on preventing spread of respiratory viruses in winter months

The Canadian winter months are marked by blustery weather conditions and the seasonal threat of respiratory viruses, writes CCOHS. » Read More...

Interim Suncor CEO pleased with company's workplace safety progress

At least 12 workers have died at the company’s oilsands operations in northern Alberta since 2014. » Read More...
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Buttigieg urges safety changes after fiery Ohio derailment

He said the Department of Transportation will hold the railroad accountable for any safety violations that contributed to the Feb. 3. » Read More...

Report: Saudi Binladin Group fined over 2015 crane collapse

A criminal court has imposed a $5.3 million fine on the Saudi BinLadin Group and sentenced seven people to prison over the deadly collapse of a crane ahead of the 2015 hajj pilgrimage. » Read More...

Florida hotel guest killed by forklift doing storm repairs

62-year-old woman was struck while walking through the parking lot of the Beach Haven Inn. » Read More...


Big Brother can save lives if you draw a hard line on privacy

The headline on the cover of the Winter 2023 issue of OHS Canada says it all. Technology has made it absolutely impossible to hide, » Read More...

Loneliness is making us physically sick, but social prescribing can treat it

The pandemic may have exacerbated social isolation and the subsequent feelings of loneliness, but it did not invent it. » Read More...


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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

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