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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Battle for justice adds to pain for Westray families

Relatives mark 30th anniversary of coal mining disaster, in which 26 workers died

Battle for justice adds to pain for Westray families

Health expert warns province is creating a 'tidal wave' of COVID cases

OHS sector put on alert as virus spreads again but minister insists new mandate unnecessary

Health expert warns province is creating a 'tidal wave' of COVID cases

About 20,000 healthcare workers infected or exposed to virus

Provinces face crippling staff shortages

About 20,000 healthcare workers infected or exposed to virus

Companies hit with five-figure fines after worker falls to death

Two firms and two supervisors plead guilty to charges after unprotected employee falls off a bridge under construction

Companies hit with five-figure fines after worker falls to death

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