Feds pushing for 10 days of paid sick leave

PM Trudeau hopes to gain the backing of the NDP through this initiative

Is e-learning the future of OH&S training?

An expert weighs in on how e-learning is thriving in the current OH&S environment

Readers’ Choice Survey: Deadline Extended

Canadian Occupational Safety’s annual survey has been extended

Ontario receives ‘heart-breaking’, ‘horrific’ reports on long-term care from military

Cleanliness, insect infestation, staffing levels among problems at facilities

Manitoba supporting low-income workers with disabilities

More than 23,000 workers to receive $200 each

Union enters partnership to support laid-off hospitality, food service workers in Ontario

‘Our union acted immediately to ensure workers could access vital services from the Centre for job training, food and housing security, and mental health supports’

Ontario hospitals to temporarily manage two long-term care homes

Ontario hospitals to temporarily manage two long-term care homes

CSA Group announces new OH&S resources, standards

The association has also made a selection of relevant standards available for free

OPINION

Mass notifications are a useful way to keep in contact with workers, especially during a pandemic

A look at how two-way radios impact safety

‘Safety personnel will utilize two-way radios while working in different environments, such as construction sites, schools, hydrocarbon production sites, and petrochemical plants’

COVID-19 provides an essential insight into how the safety community responds to and handles biohazard risks in the workplace, as well as further efforts to be made, writes Glyn Jones

'It's complicated'

Safety consultant Dave Fennell explains why complex matters must be systematically simplified to provide a more targeted and effective approach in the OHS space

COVID-19 and Recovery (Part 2/2)

‘Planning for the recovery phase of an emergency is just as important as planning for the onset of an emergency’

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Abdel-Rahman Sabriye

"I genuinely believe that safety is not conducted from behind a desk or at your workstation. You have to go out engage, help, coach and be involved to build that relationship"

Saskatchewan reducing serious injuries, fatalities

New CEO of Saskatchewan's Workers' Compensation Board explains the key areas of the province's strategy for tackling serious injuries and workplace deaths

PRODUCTS

Rockford Systems GermBlock cough and sneeze shields

Can be used for industrial, commercial, clean room and retail applications

SpiderTech launches strapless DIY face masks

Masks launched as Canadian government calls for more mask use