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For the eighth year in a row, Ontario will focus on the safety of new and young workers this summer during a four-month enforcement blitz across the province.
May 22, 2015 • Category: Legal Stories
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REGINA (CP) — The CEO of Federated Co-operatives says a half-century-old installation error was behind an explosion at its Regina refinery in 2011 that injured 52 workers.
Thursday, 14 May 2015 16:12
Nearly all — 96 per cent — of 3,834 injured workers in New Brunswick last year returned to work or were capable of returning to work following their rehabilitation, according to WorkSafeNB's annual report.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 09:08
Oil and gas industry safety culture in the spotlight Enform, the safety association for Canada's upstream oil and gas industry, is focusing on developing, measuring and getting executive support for safety culture.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 09:13
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    When Patrick hovered over Isabelle it wasn’t to ensure that she was following the proper procedure when handling the dangerous equipment. Isabelle was fully certified and licenced. She had more than eight years’ experience and never doubted her abilities. In her years on the job she followed the safety guidelines…
    Written by Renée Gendron
    Thursday, 21 May 2015 13:23
    The issues of mental health and addictions have certainly been hot topics in the workplace lately. After facilitating countless presentations for various organizations around these sensitive areas, I came across a startling discovery. Following my presentations, it is not the person who is experiencing first-hand challenges with these issues that…
    Written by Allan Kehler
    Wednesday, 13 May 2015 14:45
    How often do we hear in the workplace that safety is just common sense? If safety is common sense, then, to quote Mark Twain, “Common sense is not that common.” If it were so common, there would be a lot fewer serious injuries and fatalities. In fact, it is well…
    Written by Glyn Jones
    Monday, 11 May 2015 11:43
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