Former NASA astronaut Mike Mullane regaled a crowd of about 860 health and safety professionals at the opening keynote session of the Western Conference on Safety in Vancouver.Read more...
Health-care workers who routinely come in contact with hazardous chemicals lack training and awareness of procedures to adequately protect themselves from exposure, found a study by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).Read more...
TORONTO (CP) — A man working at the Toronto branch of a multinational human resources company went on a stabbing spree after being told he would lose his job, injuring four co-workers in the bloody rampage, police said.Read more...
In November 2013, Ontario introduced a regulation to its Occupational Health and Safety Act requiring employers to ensure workers and supervisors complete a basic occupational health and safety awareness training program by July 1, 2014. This regulation applies to all Ontario workplaces, regardless of size or sector. What kind of…Read more...
On March 31, 2014, Bill C-45 celebrated its 10th anniversary. This decade old law established, for the first time in Canadian history, a crime of occupational health and safety criminal negligence. Upon conviction, an individual may receive life imprisonment and a corporate defendant may receive an unlimited fine. For the…Read more...
Safety Leader of the Year
Nominations for the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year are now open! Nominate the champion of health and safety at your organization now.
Find out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.
Nominations close July 4, 2014.