Ontario government investing over $2M in training programs

Province investing in programs in Hamilton, Niagara and Brantford

Feds sets temporary unemployment minimum rate for EI program

Feds sets temporary unemployment minimum rate for EI program

Saskatchewan releases procedures should student, school staff show COVID-19 symptoms

‘Physical distancing between the student who is exhibiting symptoms of COVID-19 and the staff member should be maintained as much as feasible at all times’

Alberta places order for millions of masks for schools

‘Both Alberta Education and the POC are confident that masks, sanitizer, thermometers and face shields will be distributed to school divisions prior to the resumption of classes’

B.C. approves Northern Pulp third-party financing

But union criticizes McNeil government

Revealed: Canada’s Safest Employers 2020 finalists

Final line-up showcases excellence amid a particularly challenging year

Second crane collapses in downtown Toronto

This incident follows reports of another crane collapse three weeks ago

WorkSafeNB updates injury report process

‘Our vision is quality and timely claim decisions and access to first wage replacement for workers’

Most Canadians still afraid to return to workplace: Report

But the majority trust their employers to keep them safe

NEWS

Infection prevention experts offer tailored solutions to face pandemic

‘The pandemic generates a new demand for fully customizable services adapted to evolving risks and challenges’

Open for business — and to risks

Employers are faced with safety, legal challenges as they move towards welcoming employees back to the workplace

OPINION

Safety first for UVC sterilization

‘Even though UVC devices are efficient at inactivating viruses, anyone considering using them should also be aware of the serious health effects of using them without the appropriate safeguards in place’

Chemical hazard assessment for small business

Small to medium sized businesses can face many challenges when encountering serious OHS hazards

Values - Our essential pathfinders

‘The word value is used prolifically, yet few of us truly understand how helpful grasping values can be for our organizations, and indeed our daily lives’

“What if, despite taking all reasonable and practical measures in the circumstances of the particular workplace, to prevent an infection, you get that call – you have a COVID case!”

Upgrade your skills for success

Glyn Jones, partner at EHS Partnerships, explains how to upgrade your hard skills and your soft skills to further your career in the occupational health and safety field

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Myrna Layton

This self-described "queen of chaos" has more than 23 years of experience in the industry

Man with a plan

WSIB CEO looks back on his tenure, talks about the organization's increasing focus on mental health and digital services

PRODUCTS

SIERA.AI T-10 and C-30 autonomous robots

Both robots can help improve manufacturing operations

Oral Science International COLD & FLU GUARD

Kills 99.94 per cent of enveloped viruses