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According to communications expert TJ Larkin, there are eight simple steps safety professionals can take to drastically improve their safety communications.
July 08, 2014 • Category: HR Stories
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in the United States is focusing on lockout/tagout for workers in the food manufacturing industry.
Written by COS staff
Monday, 07 July 2014 00:00
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(Reuters) — Hospital and research staff who work in rooms with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) machines sometimes report experiencing vertigo, a metallic taste or nausea, according to a new study.
Written by Kathryn Doyle
Wednesday, 25 June 2014 12:49
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After a delay of a year and a half, Saskatchewan will be introducing summary offence tickets (SOTs) as of July 1, 2014.
Written by Sarah Dobson
Tuesday, 24 June 2014 09:57
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  • Columns
    Conduct ongoing investigation throughout the duration of the claim Claims management is an endeavour that should be undertaken for the life of a claim. Many articles have been written, and much advice given, about how to manage the front end or early stages of a claim — meaning identification of…
    Written by David Marchione
    Wednesday, 02 July 2014 11:07
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    Even the safest and most successful business can experience a workplace accident. While the well-being of the worker is always of first concern, rarely is it the only concern. An inspector from the Ministry of Labour can attend at the workplace for any reason, and almost certainly will attend following…
    Written by Carissa Tanzola
    Wednesday, 25 June 2014 13:09
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    Many businesses still regard occupational health and safety risk management for contractors as being as simple as signing a contract in which the other party agrees to “undertake the work safely” and “ensure complete compliance with OHS laws,” or words to that effect. Tragically, the same scenarios — contractors accessing work sites with…
    Written by Cheryl A. Edwards
    Tuesday, 24 June 2014 10:28
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  • Canada's Safest Employers
    Nominations now closed for 2014 Canada's Safest Employers award Thank you to all who submitted a nomination!
    Written by Amanda Silliker
    Friday, 04 July 2014 10:12
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  • Safety Leader of the Year


    Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year. Nominations are now closed. The winner will be featured in the December/January issue of COS

    Find out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.





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