Federal MOL meets with stakeholders about mental health, workplace violence

Also discusses workers' 'right to disconnect'

Ontario MOL conducting machine guarding safety blitz

'Workers can be exposed to a number of hazards when machines are not properly guarded'

Worker fatality at Billy Bishop Airport results in fine, probation

Self-retracting lifeline not properly placed

Alberta OHS issues bulletin on respiratory viruses

Includes employer, employee duties, hazard controls

Federal government releases new PTSD framework

'PTSD affects many Canadians, and it also affects their families, friends and loved ones'

P.E.I. launches new website to support farmers’ mental health

‘Mental health is an incredibly important issue in today’s farming environment’

Office air may be negatively affecting worker health, productivity: Report

Volatile organic compounds can be major contaminants in office settings

Union demands copy of report on college's workplace culture

Investigator scheduled to deliver findings today

NEWS

Mentorship important for career development

‘Find someone that you can make a connection with and that you find very easy to learn from,’ says Women in Safety speaker

Authentic leadership style needed for advancement

Women need to figure out their 'superpowers,' says Women in Safety speaker

OPINION

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

Upon receiving a complaint from a worker, the next step is to conduct an air quality assessment

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