Lafarge fires employee for discriminatory act

‘This corrective measure serves as a testament to Lafarge Canada's position in regard to discrimination of all types, and our zero tolerance policy when it comes to such matters’

British Columbia proposes changes to labour laws

‘Changes are an important step in modernizing the Workers Compensation Act, ensuring workers and their families get the support they need’

New Brunswick expands essential workers top-up program coverage

‘These workers are vital to our COVID-19 recovery and I thank them for their contributions’

What you need to know about air circulation amid COVID-19

Expert sheds light on the importance of air circulation and ventilation in office spaces

Alberta government, partner restaurants to hand out 20 million free masks

‘It’s our job to continue to do the work needed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 as our province relaunches’

WorkSafeBC to hear proposed OHS regulation amendments via livestream

Organization looking for feedback on proposals

Irving Oil lays off 250 workers

'We hoped to avoid this outcome as we worked hard to keep our business secure through the extreme challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic'

P.E.I. opens COVID-19 testing site for essential workers

Testing available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily

League of Champions, building safety awareness

The organization aims to empower the construction industry to improve workers’ health and safety

NEWS

Open for business — and to risks

Employers are faced with safety, legal challenges as they move towards welcoming employees back to the workplace

The unseen danger of construction sites

Crystalline silica may be small, but the effects on workers’ health can be serious

OPINION

Upgrade your skills for success

Glyn Jones, partner at EHS Partnerships, explains how to upgrade your hard skills and your soft skills to further your career in the occupational health and safety field

What is essential in safety?

Safety expert Dave Fennell gives COS a completely stripped-down, bare-bones, no-window-dressing, no-luxuries look at what is essential for keeping our workers safe

In a pandemic, your work matters

Legal expert Loretta Bouwmeester, a partner at Mathews Dinsdale & Clark, explains how to effectively contribute to your team or organization as a health and safety professional during a pandemic.

‘The wellbeing of customers, clients, and employees should always be your primary concern’

‘Many of the ways athletes prepare for competition in the heat to maximize their performance are practices that can be adopted in the workforce to maximize productivity’

PROFILES

My Safety Moment – Myrna Layton

This self-described "queen of chaos" has more than 23 years of experience in the industry

Man with a plan

WSIB CEO looks back on his tenure, talks about the organization's increasing focus on mental health and digital services

PRODUCTS

Wello COVID-19 Return to Workplace platform

Daily risk screening protocol, integrated clinical support and data management capabilities prioritize safety when transitioning employees back into public spaces

Honeywell Forge Cybersecurity Suite

Honeywell Forge Cybersecurity Suite serves industrial organizations that are increasingly embracing remote operations due to safety restrictions