Health and Safety News

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Mar 01, 2018

Helping make northern Ontario communities safer

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Feb 13, 2018

Public access to safety records

A new online data portal makes workplace safety a matter of public record in...

Jan 29, 2018

Overview of trending topics in health and safety includes mental health, stress, and drugs and alcohol

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Dec 12, 2017

Ontario workers and managers worry about dangers of alcohol and drug use

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Oct 16, 2017

First mobile occupational health and safety research lab in Canada

The Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH) mobile research lab...

Aug 15, 2017

Centre of innovation for workplace health and safety in northern Ontario 

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Aug 15, 2017

Ontario employers required to train workers on proper use of fall protection equipment

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Jun 12, 2017

Operators adapt safety procedures as onboard technology changes

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