Trade body in Alberta signs partnership to fight domestic violence in the workplace

Partnership aims to help workers identify and manage instances of domestic violence

WorkSafeBC issues advisory on potential risks from organic blasting material

Reactions from material made from nut shells or rice hulls could be ‘serious or fatal’

Nominate your champions for Canada’s Safest Employers 2020

National awards will recognize companies and superstar individuals for their commitment to health and safety

Alberta association reminds employers of responsibility to prevent workplace violence

Employers can implement prevention plans to mitigate problematic instances

Worker dies from electric shock at Amazon construction site a week before birthday

Investigation is ongoing and all parties are cooperating with occupational and safety authorities

Petroleum producers identify initial focus areas for safety, sustainability

New report urges stakeholders to ‘raise the bar’ on safety and environmental performance

Union calls for suspension of Canadore College officials

Senior officials accused of refusing to share independent report on allegations of workplace harassment

Alberta looking for feedback on trucking, bus safety rules

Aims to ensure commercial drivers, vehicles are safe on the road

12 ways to successfully integrate wellness and safety

Leadership buy-in, tailoring the strategy and ensuring worker privacy among recommendations

NEWS

OPINION

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

Compliance versus commitment

Firms aspiring to leading-edge safety need to do more than what regulations demand

18 ways to improve workplace mental health

One-third of the societal cost of mental illnesses are related to work disruptions

Kick start 2020 with good habits

Conduct a self-assessment, update social media

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Arlene Ledi-Thom

Mom of 3 hopes that her work in OHS has made the world a safer place for her children

My Safety Moment – David Irwin

'My ultimate goal has always been to put myself out of work'

PRODUCTS

Petzl headlamp

Reactive Lighting technology analyzes ambient light and adjusts the headlamp brightness automatically

Stronghold Quick-Switch Total Tether System

Technology allows workers to switch tools from one connection point to another in one motion