OHS Canada Magazine

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April 3, 2017  

Managing Change

Significant changes in a workplace affect the mental and

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December 14, 2016  

Recognizing Mental Trauma

Two unions held a demonstration in Halifax on November

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October 21, 2016  

A Tale of Two Sexes

Men and women are not created equal — women

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April 19, 2016  

When a Cuppa’s Not Enough

Workplace fatigue came under the spotlight of late after

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October 21, 2015  

Active on Wheels

The adverse health effects stemming from sedentary work are

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April 22, 2015  

Putting Stress on Stress

Many Canadians feel stressed out at work, according to

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July 1, 2014  

Tightening the Belt

A study down south, which finds obese employees cost companies about twice as much money on average as other employees do, highlights the consequences that obesity may have on the workplace.

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July 10, 2011  

SHUTEYE STANDARDS NEEDED

Doctor, doctor – get yourself some sleep. More shuteye

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June 10, 2011  

POLICE STATE

Ontario’s ombudsman will explore how the provincial police service

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March 10, 2011  

POLLUTION REVS UP RISK

If there were not already enough reasons to put

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January 11, 2011  

DIRTY DEEDS

These days, employers and workers alike are becoming more

Feature
October 1, 2010  

A Matter of Respect

Workplace respect is interpreted in countless ways — some views shared by many, others by just a few — but it has some hard lines of what is considered acceptable behaviour.

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March 1, 2010  

A Dire Sit-uation

You might not want to sit down for this. New research suggests that too much sitting, at work or elsewhere, may be responsible for more than just back pain and musculoskeletal complications — it coul…

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December 1, 2009  

Going Viral on H1N1

It has arrived — and not a moment too soon for people concerned about the potential health toll that H1N1 could exact this flu season.

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September 1, 2009  

The Other Hepatitis

There are plenty of types of hepatitis: C likely being the most familiar and capable of setting off the loudest alarm bells in workplace settings.

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April 1, 2009  

Well-Conceived Wellness

WHEN VANCOUVER’S AIRPORT saw lost-time injuries climbing skyward in the late 1990s, it became clear that a new flight plan was in order.

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March 1, 2009  

Distraction Hear and Now

IMAGINE BEING A SAFETY MANAGER, preparing to lead the monthly meeting that’s just about to start. The agenda is full, so everyone will need to focus to get things done.