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WorkSafeBC crackdown on Safety Apparel – Are you wearing right?

A construction site worker written up by WorkSafeBC for wearing a high visibility safety vest that was black. WorkSafeBC is very clear about the safety apparel approved for wear in every situation. In every case, the colour choices are clear: G8.24 High Visibility Apparel Issued August 1, 1999; Editorial Revision April 2005 Type 1 - Vest, shirt … Continue reading »

Gordon Campbell disagrees with a WorkSafeBC ruling

Although former premier Gordon Campbell disagrees with a WorkSafeBC ruling concerning the death of a roofer at his vacation home, he said Tuesday he will not appeal it. Now Canada’s high commissioner to the United Kingdom, Campbell said he’s more worried about the family of David Lesko, the roofer who died after falling through an … Continue reading »

Sabina Gold & Silver : Starts Drilling At Back River Gold Project, Nunavut Canada

Sabina Gold & Silver Corp (SBB.T) is pleased to announce that the Company has begun drilling at its 100% owned Back River gold project, Nunavut. As previously announced, Sabina has committed to a significant work program on its 100% owned Back River gold project for 2012. The Company has recently opened the camps at George … Continue reading »

Workers don’t know what’s harmful to them at work: UBC Study

Most workers have limited knowledge about exposure to harmful materials John Ackermann How well do you know about the deadly materials you’re exposed to at work? A one-day workshop is hoping to answer that question. A recent study has found almost half of all workplace deaths in Canada are because of harmful exposure and that … Continue reading »