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Ontario engineering regulator lays charges against unlicensed man who offered crane, lifting device inspection service

PEO has laid 352 charges against Jay Lawrence Harding under the Professional Engineers Act and the Provincial Offences Act for falsely representing himself as a professional engineer in the Kitchener-Waterloo area.

Transportation Safety Board report on sinking says fishing boat needed stability test

The 2020 sinking of the Chief William Saulis, which resulted in six deaths, prompted an investigation that found a stability assessment would have likely given the crew knowledge of the risks they faced.

Call 844-POISON-X: Health Canada launches new national toll-free number to reach poison centres

Every year, more than 1,500 people lose their lives and nearly 8,000 are hospitalized due to unintentional poisoning from medications, cleaners, cannabis products, and many other household items, it said.

Trucker guilty of careless driving causing 2020 death of animal rights activist in Ontario

Regan Russell was demonstrating outside a pig slaughterhouse west of Toronto when she was run over by a semi-trailer as it pulled into the plant.

St. John's, N.L., airport reopen to public after ceiling fire creates damage

The airport was evacuated last week after a small blaze broke out near departure gates in the building's east wing.


The Gas Detection Connect: Your Smart Software Solution

Dräger Gas Detection Connect is your connection to the digital future of workplace safety. The system connects individual Dräger products through a smart software solution. It's accessible anywhere, anytime, enabling you to manage your equipment optimally and always keep track of the position and status of your gas detection equipment and workers. That means a safer workforce and greater efficiency at your plant.

Benefits of Gas Detection Connect:
  • Networking capability provides safety and efficiency
  • Get the most out of your data
  • Live monitoring
  • Data protection and data security
  • Connect devices like PAC® 6500, X-dock® and our newly launched X-am® 2800 multi-gas detector
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GM granted court injunction after former worker repeatedly tries to enter Oshawa Assembly Plant

The man — an agency employee hired by The Staffing Connection who was terminated after complaints of sexual harassment — has tried to enter the plant 11 times, sometimes successfully. » Read More...

Questions raised about safety of Old Montreal building destroyed by fatal fire

Five bodies had been found as of Saturday evening and two people were missing in the shell of the once-elegant greystone building. Police and firefighters have said it's too soon to say what caused the fire. But witnesses have raised concerns, including whether smoke detectors were working. » Read More...

Nominations open for 2023 OHS Honours, Canada’s premier workplace safety awards

This is the third year for the program, from the publishers of OHS Canada, which attracted a record number of nominations in 2022. For 2023, there is a mix of individual and team awards up for grabs. » Read More...
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All 7 Pennsylvania chocolate factory explosion victims found

Powerful explosion rocked chocolate factory in a small town in eastern part of the state. » Read More...

Norfolk Southern won't push for one person train crews in U.S.

Railroad is backing away from its push to reduce its train crews down to one person, the company said in a joint announcement with the largest rail union in the U.S. » Read More...

Police: 6 dead after construction zone crash on Baltimore Beltway

Passenger vehicle pulled into a work zone along the Baltimore beltway and struck construction workers. » Read More...


Resolving conflict between team members critical for psychologically safe workplaces

Most leaders know that employees’ feelings drive much good and bad behaviour in the workplace. Hurt feelings are part of the human experience, so there is little chance employees will not have conflicts resulting in hurt feelings. A critical skill for leaders is understanding how and when to help employees resolve conflict, move past hurt feelings, feel heard and valued, and work together to find the best resolution for all parties involved. » Read More...

Why do we laugh when someone falls down? Here’s what science says

Who among us has never laughed out loud when a friend stumbles on the pavement, bumps their head while standing up, or misses a step on the stairs? » Read More...


Walking together for health and safety

Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy is a national movement to change the way Canadians think about workplace health and safety, and support those affected by fatalities, life-altering injuries and occupational disease. The event is the premiere fundraiser for Threads of Life, a national charity which helps families heal after a traumatic workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease. Threads of Life programs and services are offered free, thanks in part to funds raised through Steps for Life. Companies and individuals can register to walk in Steps for Life, form a team of coworkers or friends, or sponsor their community event. More information at www.stepsforlife.ca. » More information

ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

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