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CCOHS Reminds Canadians of the Importance of National Day of Mourning on April 28

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is reminding employees and employers that April 28th is the National Day of Mourning in Canada. This day is set aside to honour those workers across the country whose lives have been lost, or affected by workplace injuries, disabilities or disease. The National Day of Mourning … Continue reading »

Federal Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt to Attend National Health and Safety Conference

HAMILTON, ON (October 9, 2012) – With just over two weeks to go until its bi-annual conference, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) announces that Federal Minister of Labour, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, will be attending the CCOHS’ Forum IV: Better Together, to be held October 29 and 30, 2012, in Halifax, Nova Scotia. … Continue reading »

Physical activity and healthy habits in the workplace benefit workers, employers

Physical activity and healthy habits in the workplace benefit workers, employers HAMILTON, ON (October 3, 2012) – With memories of fun-filled summer vacations fading away, fall typically ushers in a ‘back to business’ mentality in the workplace and in the home. With it, comes shorter days of sunshine, longer days of work, less time for physical … Continue reading »

PodCast: Breaking the Cycle of Workplace Bullying

International best selling author Barbara Coloroso, shares her views on workplace bullying and provides tips on how workers and employers together, can help break the cycle of violence. Ms. Coloroso is also the keynote speaker for CCOHS’ Forum IV that will take place October 29 and 30th, 2012 in Halifax, NS. Released: October 1, 2012 File Size: 11.6 MB Length: 12:42 min … Continue reading »

Helping workers with back pain get back to work

Medical advice on staying active can have a positive affect on workers who are on medical leave due to  lower back pain, a new study finds. In fact, recovery from nonspecific lower back pain can be delayed if people avoid activity, according to researchers Dr. Marc Du Bois and Peter Donceel, at KU Leuven, a university in … Continue reading »

Maritime WCBs team up with university on online courses

Workers’ compensation boards in the three Maritime provinces have teamed up with Halifax-based Dalhousie University to provide family physicians in these provinces with access to online courses in occupational medicine. The Maritime Occupational Medicine Continuing Medical Education Alliance will provide courses not only to physicians, but also stakeholders with a vested interest in occupational medicine, … Continue reading »

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