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July 5, 2022  

The day everything changed: Paramedic’s story shows impact of mental health

EMS workers told they are a special breed who can ‘see anything’ without being affected. But the truth isn’t that simple, and every workplace can benefit from a hard look at psychological safety

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June 27, 2022  

Over 160 health workers sign open letter calling on the Ontario government to legislate 10 paid sick days immediately

As the Premier of Ontario announces a new cabinet

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June 20, 2022  

Growing number of companies end mandatory vaccination as COVID 19 restrictions ease

By Christopher Reynolds A growing swath of Canadian companies

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June 15, 2022  

Tools of the Trade: Surveillance tech ensures safe and smart healthcare facilities

Healthcare facilities throughout the country are facing a shifting

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June 9, 2022  

As COVID restrictions lift, questions remain

Ready or not, Nova Scotia announced pandemic restrictions would

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May 30, 2022  

OHS is at the heart of sustainability and resilience

By Lynn Brownell If you ever watched an episode

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May 24, 2022  

Commercial fishing deaths in Canada hit 20-year high

Lifejackets have improved, but TSB says crews need adequate information about vessel stability

Feature
May 19, 2022  

There could be something very bad lurking in your water

Employers must implement controls and monitor systems to prevent bacteria growth

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May 19, 2022  

Workplace Safety: Why PPE is the Last Line of Defense

Hand safety is often overlooked and injuries to hands

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May 10, 2022  

Thirty years after Westray disaster, families say justice still rare in worker deaths

By Michael Tutton Family members who lost loved ones

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May 5, 2022  

Reopening offices? Here’s a list of things to check

Here we go again. Spring is here, COVID case

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May 5, 2022  

How to choose cut-resistant safety gloves

Over a third of workplace hand injuries involve cuts

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May 2, 2022  

Trauma-informed workplaces facilitate psychological safety

Employers committed to putting the resources and attention towards

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April 28, 2022  

National Day of Mourning: Canada pauses to remember

By Todd Humber Workers and organizations across Canada are

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April 27, 2022  

Canada Post resumes delivery in Vancouver neighbourhood following worker safety concerns

Canada Post has temporarily resumed delivery to Vancouver’s Downtown

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April 25, 2022  

‘My new co-worker is shiny’: Pandemic accelerated adoption of workplace robots

Technology might be one of the key safety solutions for the evolving workplace

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April 21, 2022  

Ontario PCs exploring raising injured workers’ compensation if re-elected

The Ontario government says it is looking into raising

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April 20, 2022  

The protective role of leadership

The degree the average worker perceives their boss as

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April 20, 2022  

Extreme heat should be labelled a natural disaster, new report urges

By Mia Rabson Governments should consider extreme heat a

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April 18, 2022  

Advice to leaders: In case of emergency, put on your oxygen mask first

We all know the drill – we’ve heard it