OHS Canada Magazine

Section
Safety Gear

Feature
November 22, 2019  

One part gear, one part mindset

Cavalier attitudes and too-specific training continue to complicate fall protection.

Feature
October 15, 2019  

A Second Skin

Fire-resistant apparel acts as a layer of clothing that can literally save your skin — and is a must for many workers.

Feature
June 25, 2015  

Back to the Future

Technology moves so fast that it can sometimes be

Feature
April 21, 2015  

Safety Goes Wireless

Today, there is an app for everything. Apps with

Feature
December 10, 2011  

Whiff of Danger

When the smoke cleared following an explosion and fire

Feature
October 10, 2011  

Getting Comfy

Yet another survey; yet another disappointing result. In July,

Feature
September 10, 2011  

Sign of the Times

Signage in work environments is designed to help alert

Feature
July 10, 2011  

Keep A-head of Hazards

Welding carries with it a host of potential hazards

Feature
June 10, 2011  

Know Your Foe

Yogi Berra once said, “If you don’t know where

Feature
April 10, 2011  

Hip to be Cool

Stop whining about the cold; get ready to whine

Feature
March 10, 2011  

Keep it Clean

Protecting workers from hazards in work environments is common

Feature
January 10, 2011  

Hear for Tomorrow

Sound can be transformed into the unsound when excessive:

Feature
December 10, 2010  

Avoiding the Fall

One need only look back to last Christmas Eve

Feature
October 1, 2010  

Eye Spy Safety

Let’s be clear. The main function of safety eyewear, as its name implies, is to protect. But it would be a mistake to underestimate the importance of comfort, design and clarity — attributes that can…

Feature
September 1, 2010  

Hot and Bothered

Some emergency responders in Florida helping to clean up the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico are taking a different approach to summer’s oppressive heat while toiling in necessary protective g…

Feature
July 1, 2010  

Wash & Care

Whether in a sawmill, an industrial workplace or a research laboratory, the danger associated with workers getting hazardous substances in their eyes or on their skin should never be underestimated.

Feature
June 1, 2010  

Serve and Detect (June 01, 2010)

When the bodies of the final four missing workers were recovered days after a massive explosion at the Upper Big Branch Mine in Montcoal, West Virginia in April, the event gained the unfortunate disti…

Feature
April 1, 2010  

Hunt and Gather

Leaving worker safety to chance in environments where spills are possible is not an option. For those tasked with clean-up and containment — whether a spill is as simple as an oil drip from a machine…

Feature
March 1, 2010  

Lock Down On Safety

It’s fair to say many, if not most, people have heard of the so-called “Tylenol murders” in Chicago that claimed several lives three decades ago.

Feature
January 1, 2010  

From Bottom To Top

Brian Lane remembers being taken aback after entering a bakery in British Columbia.