Employer fined after worker’s death from boating incident

The Employer was fined over $12K for the 2018 incident

How will Canada benefit from a permanent domestic PPE manufacturing base?

‘The pandemic revealed a huge gap in the marketplace and we were caught with our pants down’

3M in ongoing battle with fraud, counterfeiting and price-gouging

Company tells COS of its battle against thousands of criminals looking to profit from the pandemic – at the expense of essential workers

Mental health a concern for physicians amid the pandemic

Used to helping others, physicians need help too

Disposing of PPE properly at work: 5 safety tips

Safely getting rid of PPE is almost as important as wearing it

Injuries cost Nova Scotia over 1 million days in lost time in 2020

But number of time-loss claims reached a new low

Labour groups remember 1992 Westray coal mine explosion

The tragedy, which claimed the lives of 26 miners, was the impetus behind the Westray Bill

The search is on for Canada’s 5-star safety trainers

Canadian Occupational Safety is calling for entries for the inaugural 5-Star Safety Trainers Awards

Firm fined more than $500K after worker falls 40 feet

Worker, who was not connected to a lifeline, injured after falling through unguarded hole while walking along shoring deck

OPINION

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, just a little bit

Psychological safety is more and more regarded as an integral part of worker health and safety — rightly so — and there are a number of ways that companies, big and small, can push for better mental health care

Creative sentencing for OHS offences

While conventional monetary penalties remain the norm for health and safety prosecutions, an Ontario health and safety case has us asking: Is creative sentencing gaining traction in courts for workplace health and safety offences?

‘From hurricanes to winds to floods, it’s essential that you and everyone else on the site plan accordingly’

A full run down of my 14-day quarantine period

Maybe Elon Musk has the right idea about crazy corporate titles

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Natalia Pashutina

Pashutina is a health and safety specialist, teacher and chairwoman of the CSSE B.C. Lower Mainland chapter

Health and safety for all

B.C. Minister of Labour Harry Bains weighs in on the challenges facing B.C. workers

PRODUCTS

Brady Wraptor A6200 Wrap Printer Applicator

Gain efficiency, print and wrap in just seven seconds

Honeywell XUPERMASK

will.i.am debuts face technology concept XUPERMASK in partnership with Honeywell