Canada’s Safest Employers – meet the judges

Our new judges weigh in on what they’re most looking forward to

COVID-19: Sex work industry faces unique challenges

Sex workers excluded from income support conversations, adapt to new health and safety guidelines

P.E.I. schools, non-essential services, businesses closed until May 11

‘The public health risk of COVID-19 is continually reassessed and Islanders will be updated as new information becomes available’

New Brunswick supports health-care workers, agri-businesses amid COVID-19

‘They play an important role in keeping New Brunswickers healthy. We will continue to work with these sectors to address challenges as they arise’

Hand protection manufacturer bracing for increase in global demand

SW Safety says nitrile and latex gloves should be reserved for frontline workers

Ontario implementing emergency order to support long-term care facilities

Temporary measures provide further flexibility for long-term care homes, allow homes to redirect staffing and financial resources to essential tasks

COVID-19: Private firm welcomes Quebec’s $40 million financial assistance for retirement complexes

‘This is a reassuring announcement, that illustrates the government's understanding of our reality’

Union demands better protection for blood services workers

Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU) speaks out amid COVID-19 concerns

Worker fatally injured at Golden Star Resources mine

Company promises full investigation, safety improvements

OPINION

Back to basics: General first aid

Conducting a proper risk assessment, providing the right education and training to workers are important ingredients for a successful first-aid program.

Incidents can shape safety culture

Establishing accountability and ownership, ensuring proper conduct for yourself, supervisors and management can strengthen culture post-incident

The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Canada Post does not have an obligation to perform site-safety inspections along all mail carrier routes due to lack of control

BCRSP updates CRSP examination blueprint

Case-based questions now worth more than independent questions

Top 10 work safety mistakes

Ignoring cultural differences, thinking of safety as a cost among oversights

PROFILES

New study links safety to productivity

The Canadian Institute for Safety, Wellness and Performance tackles everything from musculoskeletal disorders and work disability to post-traumatic stress injuries and fatigue

My Safety Moment – Kody Messenger

This thrill seeker enjoys figuring out how to work in extreme environments, such as confined spaces, underwater and in dangerous atmospheres

PRODUCTS

FOTRIC 226B automatic infrared temperature screening device

With the global spread of COVID-19, the market demand for screening abnormal body temperature in public places continues to grow

Morneau Shepell iCBT program

New therapist-guided digital program addresses anxiety symptoms linked to pandemics