CRTC launches consultation on framework to address malware within Canadian networks

'With the launch of this proceeding, we are aiming to better protect Canadian individuals, businesses and institutions against damaging botnet activity.'

What exactly is going on in Ontario?

This week the province announced new stay-at-home measures

Four things you need to know about SAD

How can employers support workers suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Nova Scotia makes testing mandatory for rotational workers

‘Mandatory testing will provide workers, their families and their communities an additional layer of protection’

Saskatchewan invests $2.5 million for schools’ safety

‘This funding will provide additional support for independent schools that have seen increased enrolments due to the pandemic’

Rise in violence against journalists

Journalists harassed and threatened during last week's Capitol riot

Union calls for faster COVID vaccine rollout for Ontario frontline healthcare workers

'We owe it to these workers to ensure that vaccines are available'

Saskatchewan provides millions of face masks, thousands of face shields for schools

'We continue to work closely with the education sector to identify how we can best support their school-based needs'

BC firm slapped with $32K fine for repeated violation

WorkSafeBC also recently fined Friendly Construction Ltd. $16K

OPINION

Trends in Health and Safety 2021

"Most of the trends in 2021 are coloured by the biggest story of 2020"

"Many lives will be saved as a result of this bill"

COVID: Navigating the return to work

Employers and safety professionals need to accept that we are operating in a 'new normal' and that these exceptional times demand the implementation of exceptional measures — which need to be respected

A career in safety

For his last column with COS, safety consultant Dave Fennell looks back on his long career in health and safety and how the profession has evolved over the last few decades

Risk assessment and workplace harassment

Need to comply with the new workplace harassment and violence prevention regulations? Our legal expert Cathy Chandler says you may need to start with a risk assessment

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Lisa Beech-Hawley

Beech-Hawley is a health and safety program manager for Ontario Power Generation

Bringing hope after tragedy

Shirley Hickman, executive director of Threads of Life, on the organization’s mission in 2020 and beyond

PRODUCTS

LAB'AIR indoor air quality test kit

SolAirEau Group has unveiled LAB'AIR, a new pre-programmed air quality test kit

Guardian Fall Protection Cable Leading Edge Lanyard

Pure Safety Group's brand Guardian Fall Protection introduces new cable lanyard