Workers Health & Safety Centre

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WHAT’S NEW

One in four Canadians have experienced workplace harassment

One in four Canadians have experienced workplace harassment

Twenty three per cent of Canadians say they have experienced workplace harassment, according to a recent poll commissioned by Queen’s University School of Business.
Tripping hazard leads to worker injury and employer conviction

Tripping hazard leads to worker injury and employer conviction

St. Joseph’s Health Care London (Ontario) was recently fined $50,000 for failing to address a known tripping hazard that lead to a worker suffering a broken arm.
Fatal Ottawa boiler explosion results in $300,000 fine

Fatal Ottawa boiler explosion results in $300,000 fine

Failure to provide health and safety training and a workplace prevention program were the subject of recent fines levied against Public Works and Government Services Canada.