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GM fined more than $400,000 after worker killed in fall at St. Catharines plant

Worker killed in fall while repairing milling machine wasn't wearing any fall protection

RCMP identify New Brunswick lobster fishermen who died after falling into ocean

An uncle and his nephew have been identified as the two lobster fishermen who died on the opening day of their season off the northeastern coast of New Brunswick.

Construction firm fined nearly $140K after worker fatally crushed between slabs of concrete

The incident happened on Jan. 6, 2020, at Fritz Construction Services Inc.'s precast plant in Chepstow, Ont.

Jody Young named president, CEO of Workplace Safety & Prevention Services

Young is a health and safety leader with more than 30 years' experience in both public and private sectors. Most recently, she held the role of assistant deputy minister, Employment and Training Division with the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development.

Nova Scotia launches workplace safety app for employers, workers

Nova SAFE is a mobile-friendly site that provides employers, supervisors and workers access to safety information and regulatory requirements on any device.


The NEW Dräger X-am® 2800/5800 Connected Multi-Gas Detectors

Please join us for an exciting webinar on Dräger X-am 2800 & Dräger X-am 5800, our latest Multi-Gas Detectors. We will cover the following information:
  • The new features of our new multi-gas detectors Drager X-am 2800 and Drager X-am 5800.
  • How our new multi-gas detectors are integrated into the Drager Smart Safety Solution.
  • Benefits and advantages to use the new multi-gas detectors in your facilities.
In addition, we will discuss the new approvals for multi-gas detectors as IP68 and CSA for Canada, and finally a Q&A session with our participants.

Date & Time:
Wednesday, May 17, 2023
  • English: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
  • French: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
» Learn More

Westray survivor shares safety advice for today's workforce 31 years after tragedy

On a quiet spring morning on Saturday, May 9, 1992, 26 miners were working underground in the Westray mine. At 5:20 am, a massive methane explosion deep inside the mine rocked the small community of Plymouth, Nova Scotia. Rescue teams searched for survivors, braving conditions described as “terrifying”, and recovered 15 bodies. Eleven miners were never found. » Read More...

Saskatchewan students win national workplace safety video contest

The video contest challenged youth across the country to use their creativity to produce an original video that could be used in social media to illustrate to younger workers the importance of working safely on the job. » Read More...
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Denali National Park worker dies after triggering avalanche

A Denali National Park and Preserve employee died when he was caught in an avalanche while skiing in the backcountry, not far from the park's entrance, officials said. » Read More...

2 Florida men sentenced for armed robbery of postal worker

Omar Rochester Miller Jr., 23, and Christopher Diaz, 27, were sentenced in Tampa federal court, according to court records. Miller received nine years and two months, and Diaz received eight years. » Read More...

Massachusetts blast site where 1 died moves to cleanup phase

Rescue workers in Massachusetts have recovered the body of a person killed Thursday after a powerful explosion tore through a pharmaceutical chemical plant. » Read More...


Behind the blue wall: The toxic culture that left a Vancouver police officer dead

Const. Nicole Chan — a 30-year-old, nine-year member of the Vancouver Police Department — took her own life hours after being discharged from Vancouver General Hospital amid a mental health crisis. Her story exposes how cop culture and the impenetrable “blue wall” turned their back on her during her time of need. » Read More...

Taking mental wellness education beyond the campus: How universities can help respond to the mental health care crisis

The Canadian Mental Health Association estimates that one in five Canadians will experience a mental health challenge. The full impact of mental health issues is even broader: almost every adult Canadian at some point has either been directly affected, or has a family member, friend or colleague with a mental health issue. In terms of economic cost, mental health issues cost the Canadian government approximately $50 billion annually. » Read More...

Sponsored Spotlight 

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ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

June 5, 2023 | San Antonio, Texas »