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Mining companies betting on autonomous technology to make dangerous jobs safer

Forget about the canary in the coal mine — experts say the day is coming when there won’t even be a need for a human.

Ontario company fined $250,000 after worker killed by flywheel that detached in ‘explosive fashion’

Western Mechanical Electrical Millwright Services, based in Barrie, Ont., plead guilty in court and was fined $200,000, plus a 25 per cent victim fine surcharge.

Construction company fined $175,000 after worker injured by falling rebar on high-rise project

Resform Construction, based in Cookstown, Ont., pled guilty and was fined $140,000 plus a 25 per cent victim fine surcharge. 

Manitoba to review deadly intersection, bring in experts if needed: premier

Premier Heather Stefanson says the government will make the appropriate checks, but for now is letting the police investigation unfold. "We don't want to rush through this."


The Dräger Wildland Fire Respiratory Kit: Easy respiration with low resistance

Dräger's Wildland Respiratory Kit provides long-lasting protection under tough conditions.

The kit features our Dräger half mask X-plore 3500, two P100 particle filters, a carrying bag, and cleaning wipes. The reusable P100 filter is NIOSH-approved and protects against particulates, dust, and ash from wildfires.
  • Built using comfortable DrägerFlex material and has a low profile; wide field of vision.
  • Easy to breathe with low resistance.
  • Suitable for firefighters, first responders, paramedics, and civilians.
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Q&A: CSA Group’s Worker and Public Safety team has a full safety agenda

During COVID-19, CSA Group focused on several high-profile projects to support the response to the pandemic including development of a new National Standard of Canada, CSA Z94.4.1:21, Performance standard for filtering respirators. » Read More...

Team from Lake Shore Gold Timmins West-Bell Creek Mines takes top honours at Ontario Mine Rescue competition

Eight teams tested their skills in a simulated mine rescue underground at the 2023 Ontario Mine Rescue provincial competition held in June at the Canadian Gypsum Canada Mine. » Read More...
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Tornado rips through massive Wyoming coal mining site, injures 8 people

A tornado that ripped through the country's largest coal mining site in northeast Wyoming left eight people injured and halted operations as first responders searched the massive open-pit site for employees and continued to assess the damage, officials said. » Read More...

Worker dead after explosion at North Carolina plant

Firefighters called to the Darling Ingredients rendering plant found a plume of smoke, Anson County Emergency Services Chief Rodney Diggs said. » Read More...

1 worker dies in an explosion at an Illinois ammunition factory

An explosion at an Illinois ammunition factory killed one employee, authorities said. "We were driving through there and heard a big boom, pushed the van a little bit,'' said Dustin Courtouise, who lives in East Alton, the site of Winchester ammunition. » Read More...


Unlocking business potential: The link between workplace safety, the bottom line and employee retention

As a CFO, I would have to say that the second most compelling reason to be all in when it comes to keeping employees, customers and the community safe is that it is simply good for business » Read More...

Manitoba crash highlights safety concerns about Canada’s highways and trucking industry

Details are still emerging about the recent collision between a bus carrying seniors and a semi-truck in Manitoba. It is now clear that the truck had right of way, however, police have not yet determined cause or potential culpability. What we know for certain is that this is one of the worst road accidents in recent Canadian history. » Read More...



NSC Safety Congress & Expo

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