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‘Workers are getting assaulted with deadly weapons’: Calls for increased funding, safety on public transit

Toronto mayoral candidates, labour leaders and Ontario’s Opposition NDP all urged various solutions to a wave of violence on transit, including more operational funding, a task force, social supports, and physical barriers on platforms.

Tsunami Preparedness Week: B.C. urges residents to be ready in case disaster strikes

Tips include: Once at high ground, stay there. Wait for the “all clear” from local officials to confirm the threat is over as waves can last several hours.

B.C. implementing speed-limiters on trucks, minimum safe-passing distances around pedestrians in road safety overhaul

Province is proposing a number of changes to its Motor Vehicle Act in an effort to improve safety, including minimum safe-passing distances around pedestrians and cyclists and the use of speed limiters.

Second strategy looks to continue work in reducing fatalities, serious injuries in Saskatchewan workplaces

A new five year strategy is being launched that focuses on two key streams of work that will be undertaken to reduce injuries and fatalities – a regulatory and enforcement stream, and a prevention and learning stream.

'At a crossroad': Canada's police chiefs request urgent meeting with premiers over recent officer killings

In a letter to Manitoba Premier Heather Stefanson, association president Danny Smyth says there has been a link in the rise of violence by people released on bail since changes in legislation were brought in four years ago.

What to do if you see a bear: As warm weather arrives, bears are waking up from hibernation

Black bears are starting to come out of hibernation, and the Ontario government and the OPP are warning the public (and workers) to be vigilant to prevent encounters.


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Construction Safety Coalition to tackle surge in time-loss claims related to falls in Nova Scotia

The number of time-loss claims from construction workers due to falls in Nova Scotia has jumped by 50 per cent in one year. » Read More...

Humboldt holds tribute five years after deadly bus crash

Church bells rang last week in Humboldt at the same time as the deadly bus crash brought unimaginable tragedy to the small Saskatchewan city five years ago. » Read More...
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Police: 4 killed in shooting at downtown Louisville building, gunman was former employee

A shooting Monday at a bank in downtown Louisville killed at least four people and wounded at least eight others, police said. The suspected lone shooter was also dead. » Read More...

ASSP honours Krug for work on safety standards

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has named Terry W. Krug, M.S., CSP, the recipient of the 2023 Thomas F. Bresnahan Standards Medal for his extensive work in developing and advocating voluntary consensus occupational safety and health standards. » Read More...

Union alleges neglect in South Carolina safety inspections

The South Carolina agency tasked with ensuring occupational safety is accused of racial discrimination by failing to routinely inspect disproportionately Black workplaces in a federal complaint backed by a new union that seeks to boost labour organizing across the South. » Read More...


Mental health plays a big role in advancing the economy: We need a measure beyond GDP

Indonesia is performing comparatively well in its economic growth amid the current global economic slowdown. But its strong economic growth is not an ideal indicator of its national prosperity and people’s wellbeing, say academics from Australia's University of Sydney. » Read More...

Nova Scotia’s Mass Casualty Commission calls for stricter gun control laws

The final report investigating the April 2020 mass shooting in Nova Scotia that left 22 people dead makes several recommendations to meaningfully change Canada’s gun laws. » Read More...


ASSP Safety23 Conference + Expo

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