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Construction worker killed at Regina airport during runway rehabilitation project

A statement from Regina International Airport says a serious accident occurred Friday night, and that it was related to rehabilitation work that's being done on the airport's main runway.

Electrical company fined $56K after worker injured in scissor lift accident in Saskatchewan

Hergott Electric has been fined a total of $56,000 after one of its workers was seriously injured in Humboldt, Sask.

Punched on the job: When gig workers are denied basic safety support

Aman Sood was supposed to drive the man in the yellow construction vest to McCallum Road in Abbotsford for $4.42. On the way the two got into an argument about which exit to take from the highway. It escalated, and Sood decided to pull over and cancel the trip.

Saskatchewan passes amendments to occupational health and safety provisions, including requirement for violence policy

"The amendments passed today will ensure we are building a strong culture of workplace health and safety which is critical to helping reduce workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities," Labour Relations and Workplace Safety Minister Don Morgan said.


Cooling Vest: Increased Performance By Up to 4 Hours

When work gets hot, the Dräger Comfort Vest CVP 5220 is always ready to use as it delivers the cooling action itself. This means: no pre-freezing, no dipping into water, no risk due to dangerous circulating air – and no time loss. Why choose our cooling vest:
  • Automatic cooling above 27°C
  • Available in four different sizes
  • Easy donning and cleaning
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  • Regenerates when stored – within 4 hours at most
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Innovations in PPE: A look at new products designed to keep workers safe

OHS Canada recently sat down with Levitt-Safety, a distributor of personal protective equipment (PPE) for Canadian workers, to pick their brains about the most interesting new products they have come across. » Read More...

Mine rescue volunteers put skills to test in Ontario competitions

The 2023 mine rescue district competitions have been announced by Ontario Mine Rescue (OMR). Mine rescue volunteers in the following districts competed: Algoma, Kirkland Lake, Onaping, Red Lake, Sudbury, Thunder Bay, Timmins, and Southern. » Read More...
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Hand protection against impact injuries

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Contractor says it has settled lawsuit with sick and dying coal ash workers in Tennessee

Beginning in 2013, more than 200 workers sued Jacobs, claiming the company's supervisors misled them about the dangers of the ash, failed to provide them with protective gear like respirators, and tampered with air monitoring equipment. » Read More...

Target pulls some LGBTQ+ merchandise from stores after threats to workers in U.S.

Target is removing some items from its stores and making other changes to its LGBTQ+ merchandise nationwide ahead of Pride month after intense backlash from some customers who confronted workers and tipped over displays. » Read More...

Four people killed, including 2 police officers, in rare violent incident in Japan

Police said they arrested a man Friday who had holed up in his father's house armed with a rifle and a knife after allegedly killing four people, including two police officers, in central Japan. » Read More...


Cannabis can have serious health effects that Canadians may not be aware of, like nonstop vomiting and heart issues

Non-medical cannabis has been legal in Canada since 2018. Although a primary motivation for legalization was to enhance public awareness of the health risks associated with cannabis use, the Canadian government’s online resources regarding cannabis harms may not reveal the full picture. » Read More...

Employers need to prioritize employee mental health if they want to attract new talent

Canadian employers are currently facing significant challenges in attracting and retaining talent in the workplace, putting the responsibility on employers to attract employees to their organizations. One key way for employers to achieve this is by prioritizing the mental health of their employees. » Read More...

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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

June 5, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas »