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Saskatchewan construction company fined $70,000 after worker ejected from scraper buggy

KMS Construction Ltd. pled guilty to one violation of the province's occupational health and safety regulations. The charges stemmed from an incident on June 17, 2021, near Gull Lake, Sask.

Naloxone kits across Canada should have both nasal spray and injection options: panel

Take-home naloxone kits across Canada should contain both versions of the opioid overdose-reversing drug — a nasal spray and an injectable that goes into a muscle — says a panel of experts that includes people who use drugs.

University of Guelph fined more than $60,000 after worker injured while unloading truck

On May 18, 2021, a university-owned truck delivered two pallets of 20 bales of soil to the university campus, and a materials handler, employed by the university, was assigned to unload the pallets from the truck.

WorkSafeBC now accepting applications for asbestos abatement licenses

As of Jan. 1, 2024, employers performing asbestos abatement work must be licensed to operate in B.C. and anyone performing this work must be trained and certified.

Man seriously injured after car crashes through window in Edmonton: police

Police say a woman was parking her car in a disabled stall near a financial institution when she accidentally hit the accelerator.

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Spell it out: Using plain language to create inclusive workplaces

What’s the ROI on that? Have you booked your PTO? Make sure you read the SDS on that chemical. As workplaces become more diverse and demographics change, acronyms, expressions, and other complex language practices can put up unnecessary language barriers. » Read More...

Ombudsman says military underestimating mental health risks of domestic deployments

Canada is underestimating the mental health impact domestic emergencies like wildfires and COVID-19 have had on the military reservists who respond to them, a new report says. » Read More...

Back-to-school safety: Surge in dangerous driving in school zones alarms parents

A recent survey conducted on behalf of CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) found that 82 per cent of parents in Ontario have witnessed dangerous driving behaviours in school zones – that’s a four per cent increase compared to last year. » Read More...
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Wisconsin sawmill agrees to pay $191K to federal regulators after 16 year old boy killed on the job

A teenager was killed on the job this summer and other child employees were hurt in a string of accidents. » Read More...

Man gets 110 years for killing ex-girlfriend, her grandmother outside Indiana auto seating plant

A man who fatally shot a former girlfriend and her grandmother outside an Indiana automotive seating plant was sentenced to 110 years in prison by a judge who called the killings "brutal and heinous.'' » Read More...

Air China jet evacuated after engine fire sends smoke into cabin in Singapore and 9 are injured

Nine passengers were injured after an engine fire sent smoke into the cabin of an Air China jetliner landing in Singapore, prompting an evacuation of the aircraft. The Airbus A320 with 146 passengers and nine crew made an emergency landing about 4:15 p.m. Sunday, » Read More...


Hurricane Fiona’s legacy: How studying storm impacts can help us better prepare for future events

Hurricane Lee became the busy 2023 hurricane season’s first Category 5 storm and one of the most intense hurricanes on record in the Atlantic Ocean. As hurricane Lee’s uncertain storm track could potentially take it towards the Canadian Maritimes, it provides a timely opportunity to reflect on hurricane Fiona, one year after. » Read More...

Your iPhone will soon be able to track your mental health with iOS 17, but what are the implications for your well-being?

When Apple’s latest software updates drop this month, users will have access to mental health and wellness features unlike anything currently available in a smartphone. With the Apple Watch and iOS health app, Apple has long striven to cement itself in the health-care tech space. But the new features go beyond the standard heart rate, sleep, calorie and fitness trackers that have become universal in smart tech. » Read More...

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NSC Safety Congress & Expo

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