Amanda Silliker

Amanda Silliker

Amanda Silliker is the Editor of Canadian Occupational Safety magazine, where she is responsible for overseeing the content and overall publication of the magazine, website and Canada’s Safest Employers awards.

Amanda has been Editor of COS since 2013 and writes about all issues affecting the Canadian health and safety professional, including safety leadership and culture, PPE, process safety, industrial hygiene, occupational disease, legislation, legal updates and workers’ compensation. She has worked in media for a decade, with experience in print, online and video.

 

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New Brunswick considering making fishing vessels ‘place of employment’

Captains would be required to provide crew with personal floatation devices

New Brunswick considering making fishing vessels ‘place of employment’

Layered approach required for workplace mental health

Leaders must receive additional training due to their organizational influence, says Women in Safety speaker

Layered approach required for workplace mental health

U.S. sees highest number of worker deaths since 2008

‘Leadership needs to set the tone from the top and engage all workers in safety’

U.S. sees highest number of worker deaths since 2008

Questions remain on WHMIS 2015 one year after changes in effect

What should you do if you still have WHMIS 1988 compliant products in the workplace?

Questions remain on WHMIS 2015 one year after changes in effect

B.C. union announces support for decriminalization of sex work

Workers face increased safety risks, including violence and abuse

B.C. union announces support for decriminalization of sex work

Proper PPE needed for women in the field

Underwires, poor fit can cause additional risk

Proper PPE needed for women in the field

Saskatchewan WCB average premium rate remains unchanged for 2020

Marks first time in 12 years that the rate has not dropped

Saskatchewan WCB average premium rate remains unchanged for 2020

Mike Doyle, the 2019 Safety Leader of the Year, practises what he preaches on and off the clock

Doyle excels at promoting safety both at work and in his community

Mike Doyle, the 2019 Safety Leader of the Year, practises what he preaches on and off the clock

Survey reveals state of safety professionals’ mental health

While they may be exposed to traumatic events on the job, safety leaders are often unprepared for the ensuing emotional difficulties

Survey reveals state of safety professionals’ mental health

Women face many gender-specific OHS risks

Experiencing more workplace violence, musculoskeletal disorders, says Women in Safety speaker

Women face many gender-specific OHS risks