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Quebec judge orders bus driver to stand trial for 2023 daycare crash deaths

A judge on Thursday ordered a man to stand trial on charges including first-degree murder in the deaths of two children killed when a city bus rammed into a Montreal-area daycare last year.

Save us from rising heat, say rallying food workers in B.C.

Summer is typically when restaurants hire and train new workers. During the 2021 heat dome, that meant few breaks for Khushi Mehta and her co-workers at a Vancouver pizzeria. “We couldn’t really leave new employees on the line by themselves to take a break,” Mehta said, describing a hot, stuffy workplace with a large pizza oven and little ventilation.

P.E.I.'s WCB reports high levels of employer satisfaction, matching record levels

The WCB surveys its two major stakeholder groups – injured workers and employers – on a biannual basis.

Contractor in New Brunswick fined for bridge collapse that sent crane into Canaan River

A Fredericton contractor has been fined $7,500 related to a 2022 collapse that sent a crane and its operator into the Canaan River. Caldwell & Ross Ltd. appeared through a lawyer and pleaded guilty in Saint John Provincial Court to a charge of failing to provide information necessary to ensure an employee's health and safety.

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'Ongoing, 20-year travesty': Labour leaders calls out lack of enforcement of Westray Law

It has been 20 years since the passing of the federal Westray Law, and the United Steelworkers is calling out what it calls "two decades of failure to hold employers accountable for workplace deaths and injuries." » Read More...

Quebec firefighters who died in 2023 flood lacked training, equipment: safety board

Quebec's workplace safety board says a lack of training and equipment contributed to the deaths of two firefighters during a flood northeast of Quebec City last May. The volunteer firefighters were using an amphibious vehicle equipped with tracks and an outboard motor at the time. » See the Photos

Manitoba students awarded for showing importance of safe work through videos, posters

SAFE Work Manitoba, a division of the Workers Compensation Board, has announced the winners of its annual Norm the Safety Contest. The annual contest invites high-school students across the province to use creativity to show young Manitobans how to "Make Safety the Norm." » Read More...
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A decade after deaths of 2 Boston firefighters, senators pass bill to toughen oversight

A decade after two firefighters died when they became trapped in a brownstone in Boston’s historic Back Bay neighborhood by a fire caused by sparks from welders working next door, the Massachusetts Senate passed a bill Thursday aimed at toughening oversight of so-called “hot work.” » Read More...

CEOs of major employers in Oakland announce security plans to protect employees from crime

On Thursday, the CEOs of four major employers in downtown Oakland announced plans for a joint $10 million security program to improve public safety and protect employees. The companies are Blue Shield of California, Clorox, Kaiser Permanente and Pacific Gas & Electric. » Read More...

Pakistani police arrest 12 people over a suicide bombing that killed 5 Chinese workers

Pakistani counterterrorism police in multiple raids arrested at least 12 suspects in connection with last week's suicide bombing that killed five Chinese workers and their Pakistani driver in the volatile northwest, officials said Monday. » Read More...


A human, environmental and economic emergency response to the Baltimore Key Bridge collapse

On March 26, the container ship Dali in Baltimore’s industrial harbour struck an interstate highway bridge, causing it to catastrophically collapse. Eight highway maintenance workers were thought to be on the bridge at the time of collapse. Two were rescued, and two bodies were recovered. Four workers remain missing, and are now presumed dead. » Read More...

Coaching tips for developing a personalized mental fitness plan for long-term well-being

What is a mental fitness plan? The simple answer is a daily commitment to promote physical and mental well-being. A person must be motivated and have the knowledge and skills to create a personalized mental fitness plan. They must understand why, what, and how such a plan can benefit their long-term physical and mental health » Read More...

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Make It Safe Okanagan 2024 

April 18, 2024 | Coast Capri Hotel, Kelowna, B.C. » Read More...