7 most common occupational diseases

What is an occupational disease? And which are the most common?

RCMP marks cybersecurity awareness month

Questions for Q&A session welcome to be sent in advance

Federal government invests for small businesses' safety improvements

'These grants will help them cover expenses involved in reopening and allow them to build a stronger digital presence'

Ontario welcomes $500 million investment in life sciences

'Ontario is home to leading-edge research institutions, we have a top tier STEM workforce, and our life science and innovation sectors are amongst the best in the world'

WorkSafeBC requires employers to submit NOP

Ergonomics Month being held this month

Fatal electrical shock results in $120,000 fine for Ontario employer

Power to the wires on which the worker had contact were not locked-out

Nova Scotia invests in first responder organizations

'This funding ensures they have the tools and equipment to be safe while carrying out their duties'

CCOHS releases new online tool kit for workplace safety amid COVID-19

“Every workplace has unique challenges and risks associated with operating during the pandemic”

Agricultural employer fined for worker’s hand injury

Incident happened when worker was preparing seed potatoes

OPINION

COVID-19: The risks of reporting

Workplaces are facing tough decisions amid the ongoing pandemic. Loretta Bouwmeester of law firm Mathews Dinsdale explains the risky intersection between OHS COVID-19-related reporting and potential WCB claims

How a robust safety system can directly contribute to the credit account of your company

Risk communication in a pandemic

Glyn Jones, a partner at EHS Partnerships, explains why it is essential for safety professionals to perfect their risk communication skills in the midst of a pandemic

A bit on biases

Cognitive biases apply to most of us

Risk tolerance in crazy times

Safety consultant Dave Fennell covers the influencing factors of risk tolerance, how they impact decision-making and how an understanding of these factors will reduce risk tolerance in your workplace in a 'new normal'

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Jeet Tulshi

Tulshi has a unique profile which spans both government and industry

Engaging, educating and empowering organizations

Lisa McGuire is the CEO and founder of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

PRODUCTS

AppDynamics partners with Nouveal e-santé for Covidom app

The app may be used to monitor COVID-19 patients and enable contact tracing

HYTEST Footwear Charge Waterproof boots

Footwear manufacturer releases new shoe with CoreTemp Technology