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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety enters partnership with Government of Nova Scotia to offer free e-learning courses

As part of its new workplace safety strategy announced on March 20, the Government of Nova Scotia has partnered with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) to provide Nova Scotia citizens free access to CCOHS’ e-learning courses on topics of occupational health and safety. “CCOHS applauds the steps undertaken by the Government … Continue reading »

Attention Turned to the Workplace During Health and Safety Week

Organizations across North America will be planning their activities and programs for Safety and Health Week (NAOSH), May 2 to 8. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will be participating in the National launch of NAOSH Week taking place on Monday May 7, 2012 at Centennial College, Morningside Campus, Toronto, Ontario. “This … Continue reading »

High-rise construction trades targeted in MOL blitz

By: Angela Stelmakowich Ontario’s labour ministry has a message for construction projects engaging in high-risk construction trades: ensure everything is in safe working order. The point will likely be repeated often — with the goal of having that message stick long term — as part of the Ministry of Labour’s (MOL) month-long inspection blitz, which … Continue reading »

March is Fraud Prevention Month: Recognize it, Report it, Stop it!

Fraud-related offences are now thought to be as profitable as drug-related offences, estimated at between $10 and $30 billion annually in Canada by the RCMP’s Commercial Crime Branch. The majority of these crimes aren’t committed by kids at their computers, 80% or more of the work is conducted by criminal organizations. Fraud should concern all … Continue reading »

Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week – Thinking & Planning Ahead

The North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH Week) is an annual event where employers, workers, and all partners in occupational health and safety focus on preventing injury and illness in the workplace. It will take place from May 6-12, 2012. Your workplace can take part by: Setting new goals for workplace health and … Continue reading »

Ontario Continues To Implement Dean Panel Recommendations: Proposal for OHSA Reprisal Complaint Assistance for Workers/Small Employers and Proposed Poster

The Ontario Ministry of Labour is seeking submissions on a proposed new regulation under the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (“OHSA”) that would provide assistance with OHSA reprisal complaints, including education, legal advice and representation, to non-unionized workers and small employers (fewer than 50 employees). The proposed regulation would expand the mandate of the Office of … Continue reading »

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