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The National Safety Council has released a statement saying it is concerned about the risks of using a smart watch, such as the newly released Apple Watch, while driving.
April 27, 2015 • Category: Safety Stories
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TORONTO (CP) — A damning report detailing CBC management missteps in stopping alleged inappropriate behaviour by former radio host Jian Ghomeshi reinforces the need for safe work environments and mechanisms for employees to freely voice concerns, experts say.
Monday, 20 April 2015 10:37
People who are permanently impaired by work-related injury face a greater risk of dying early, according to a new study by the Institute for Work & Health (IWH) in Toronto.
Thursday, 16 April 2015 15:56
The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) officially released its 2014 injury rates, revealing fewer workers are being hurt on the job.
Thursday, 16 April 2015 10:13
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