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Quebec needs to do more to protect traffic signallers on work sites, union says

After a hit-and-run that killed one traffic signaller and injured another in Montreal, a union representing traffic controllers says the province needs to do more to protect them.

Two Leamington, Ont., employers fined more than $200K after worker killed at greenhouse

On Jan. 10, 2022, workers employed by FHES Ontario Ltd. were installing vent glass and vent glass weather strips on a greenhouse roof under construction by Lebo Farms Ltd.

Align Energy Services fined $250K after worker killed by flex pipe steel in Saskatchewan

A Saskatchewan company has been fined $250,000 after a worker was killed on the job in August 2021.

Milton Hydro celebrates 500,000 hours worked without a lost-time incident

The utility provides electricity to 42,000 business and residential customers in Milton, Ont., and is owned by the municipality.

Ontario company fined $155K after pedestrian struck, killed by dump truck near Toronto bus stop

On April 15, 2021, D & A Road Services Inc. was removing asphalt from the roadway on Finch Avenue and loading it into dump trucks operated by separate contractors.

Memorial for fallen B.C. wildfire fighter held in Revelstoke

Family, friends and fellow firefighters paid tribute on Saturday to the 19-year-old woman killed while battling wildfires in British Columbia earlier this month. Devyn Gale died on July 13 after being struck by a falling tree while fighting a wildfire near Revelstoke, B.C.

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After decades of delays and broken promises, coal miners in the U.S. hail rule to slow rise of black lung

A half-century ago, the top health experts in the U.S. urged the federal agency in charge of mine safety to adopt strict rules protecting miners from poisonous rock dust. The inaction since — fueled by denials and lobbying from coal and other industries — has contributed to the premature deaths of thousands of miners from pneumoconiosis, more commonly known as "black lung.'' » Read More...

Opinion: There is no safety without inclusion

We see plenty of hard hats, steel-toed boots, and neon vests on the frontlines of the energy and construction sectors — all the gear to keep workers safe. But what about the protocols we can’t see? Psychological safety has yet to make it into most health and safety plans. And when this foundational piece of an organization’s culture is missing, leaders should question whether they even have an accurate accounting of incidents or potential job-site risks. » Read More...

Wildfire smoke risks magnified by BC Coroners following death of nine-year-old with asthma

The BC Coroners Service has issued a public safety bulletin about the dangers of wildfire smoke following the death of a nine-year-old boy who had asthma. Coroners are investigating the death of nine-year-old Carter Vigh of 100 Mile House. » Read More...
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11 dead after a wall collapses near an under construction bridge in Pakistan during monsoon rains

Eleven workers were killed last week after a portion of the outer wall of a sprawling compound collapsed after being weakened by rains near an under-construction bridge on the outskirts of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, police and rescue officials said. » Read More...

Bus crash in southern Algeria leaves 34 dead and a dozen injured

Thirty-four people were killed and 12 injured when a bus and pickup truck collided on a highway in southern Algeria on Wednesday, prompting a huge fire, the Algerian Civil Protection service said. » Read More...

Fired Louisiana shipyard worker, who returned and gunned down two workers, identified by coroner

Louisiana authorities have identified the former shipyard worker who was killed in a shootout with sheriff's deputies Monday, and the two ex-coworkers the man had gunned down hours before he was killed. » Read More...


Three COVID-era lessons to help support employee wellbeing in times of crisis

The workplace challenges encountered during COVID lockdowns seem like a distant memory. People have since moved on to focus on more immediate crises such as the rising cost of living and the war in Ukraine. But organisations can learn a lot from how they acted during COVID to help protect employee wellbeing. » Read More...

Wildfire evacuations: How our diverse experiences can strengthen disaster response

Wildfire affects us all. Differently. This is the central message from research about the social dimensions of climate hazards. Considerable research has calculated potential land area burned, counted the dollars spent in evacuation and recovery and proposed technical and infrastructural adaptation measures to cope with longer and more intense fire seasons. » Read More...

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NSC Safety Congress & Expo

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