James Burton

James Burton

James Burton is a journalist with 17 years' experience in newspapers and websites in the UK, UAE, Bermuda, and Canada. He is the senior editor for Wealth Professional Canada, specializing in stories about investing, portfolio management, financial planning, advisors and the markets.

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Five ways to ensure lone workers' safety

CEO explains why these processes can reduce injuries and illnesses as well as fostering higher staff retention and productivity

Five ways to ensure lone workers' safety

Contractor cited for exposing workers to deadly hazards for sixth time in five years

OSHA proposes $253,556 in penalties after inspectors observed workers without fall protection nearly 20 feet off the ground

Contractor cited for exposing workers to deadly hazards for sixth time in five years

More to do to combat cancer risks in the workplace, warns expert

Workplace risks should be a wake-up call to take preventative measures, according to World Congress speaker

More to do to combat cancer risks in the workplace, warns expert

Meatpacking giant fined after worker's arm amputated at beef factory

Meanwhile, Ohio mill slapped with almost $250,000 in proposed penalties after OSHA follows up on safety complaint

Meatpacking giant fined after worker's arm amputated at beef factory

Why tech-based risk management firm is poised for U.S. expansion

CEO in North America tells American Occupational Safety about the company’s ambition to protect five million workers by 2025 and why it’s on the lookout for acquisitions

Why tech-based risk management firm is poised for U.S. expansion

Keeping those who work at height safe

Petzl's mobile fall arresters protect lives – and have proved vital for essential workers during the pandemic

Keeping those who work at height safe

World leaders in occupational safety prepare for virtual World Congress

Organizing president explains this year's motto, how our 'connected age' save countless lives in the pandemic, and what delegates can expect at prestigious event

World leaders in occupational safety prepare for virtual World Congress

Oilfields workers walk away from volatile job market

Hard enough to get resumes in let only trained employees, says association CEO

Oilfields workers walk away from volatile job market

Roofers exposed to deadly fall hazards for sixth time in three years

OSHA finds Ohio contractor continues to ignore industry's most dangerous hazard

Roofers exposed to deadly fall hazards for sixth time in three years

How 3M is taking the fight to respirator fraudsters

The level of counterfeit products reached sky-high levels during the pandemic but U.S. safety giant is determined to stamp it out

How 3M is taking the fight to respirator fraudsters