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Legionnaires' disease could be connected to N.S. hospital's cooling system

Nova Scotia health officials say a recent outbreak of legionnaires' disease in the New Glasgow area could be connected to bacteria in a cooling tower at a local hospital.

Fundraiser honours Zak Muise, who died fighting wildfire in B.C.

A fundraiser has been launched to honour the memory of a firefighter killed while fighting British Columbia's largest wildfire.

Manitoba says increased signage will be interim measure at site of deadly crash

Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson says the province will increase signage at a highway intersection where a crash between a minibus and transport truck killed 17 people in June.

CCOHS offers handbook to help employers prepare for impact, challenges of climate change on workers

The handbook offers workplaces guidance on how to: take action to identify, assess, control and monitor climate-related hazards, take climate-related events into account when establishing policies and programs to address their impact on occupational health and safety.

Scouts, including hundreds of Canadians, to evacuate Korea jamboree ahead of storm

Tens of thousands of scouts, including hundreds of Canadians, will begin evacuating Tuesday from an international scouting jamboree along the country's western coast before the expected arrival of a typhoon.

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Keeping your team safe: Leadership tips for working with subcontractors

Most business leaders recognize their duty to protect workers within the four walls of their operating facilities. Even in recent years, with more employers adapting policies to address remote work, production staff in the manufacturing sector remained onsite, writes Lisa McGuire of the Safety Manufacturing Alliance of BC in her latest column. » Read More...

No injuries after timber beam falls from Hibernia offshore oil platform

Newfoundland and Labrador's offshore petroleum regulator says nobody was injured in a potentially deadly accident on the deck of the Hibernia Platform last month. » Read More...

Ontario freight company fined $175,000 after security guard killed by reversing truck

On November 4, 2021, a security guard was working the night shift at a warehousing and distribution facility that included a storage yard for trucks to deliver and remove trailers for shipping products. » Read More...
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Firefighting helicopters collide over Southern California desert, killing 3 in crash

Two firefighting helicopters collided while responding to a blaze in Southern California, sending one to the ground in a crash that killed all three people on board. » Read More...

U.S. veterans see historic expansion of benefits for toxic exposure as new law nears anniversary

Nicole Leger always thought of the burn pits at military bases in Afghanistan as more like campfires than health hazards. Ordered to dispose of sensitive documents, she would toss the paperwork into the flames while catching up with fellow soldiers, moments of quiet bonding that provided a respite from her riskier work as a hastily trained medic for the U.S. Army. » Read More...

Worker injured as explosion at Texas paint plant sends fireballs into sky

A worker was injured early Monday when an explosion set a paint manufacturing plant in the Dallas suburbs ablaze and shot a series of fireballs into the night sky. A company spokesperson said the blast at the Sherwin-Williams plant in Garland happened around 1:15 a.m., and people who live and work nearby reported feeling buildings tremble as flames engulfed the industrial facility. » Read More...


Virtual reality has negative side effects – new research shows that can be a problem in the workplace

Some employers are excited about swapping out computer monitors for virtual reality headsets, but the side effects of using VR are not completely understood - including headaches, tiredness, eyestrain and neck and shoulder pain. » Read More...


NSC Safety Congress & Expo

October 20, 2023 | Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans » Read More...