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Webinar to explore assessment and control strategies for diesel exhaust exposure

Five percent of Canada’s working population is exposed to cancer-causing diesel engine exhaust (DEE) at work, according to CAREX Canada.

Opportunity to learn about Ontario’s often oppressive migrant worker experience

They came to Ontario hoping for a better life for themselves and their families back home.

Prevent worker disability, disease and death. Make work safe!

Earning a living shouldn’t cost you your life.

Upcoming workshop to explore shade solutions to cancer-causing sun exposure

Solar ultra violet (UV) radiation is a significant occupational cancer threat in Ontario, according to the Occupational Cancer Research Centre.

WHSC Basic Certification helps ensure critical “IRS” compliance

With the release of the Ministry of Labour’s new enforcement blitz schedule, many employers are reviewing their workplace health and safety programs, including training obligations.

Ministry enforcement blitz to target employers of new and young workers

Is your workplace hiring new and young workers this summer? If so, are you aware of significant employer obligations to protect their safety and health, including training?

WHSC expands schedule to meet demand for working at heights refresher training

Construction sector employers are advised to review working at heights (WAH) training records for workers they employ to ensure this mandatory training is up to date.

Employers now accountable for temp agency worker injuries under new law

More than three years after being passed by the Legislature, changes to Ontario workers’ compensation law intended to protect temporary agency workers are now in effect.

Plan to attend a Day of Mourning event. WHSC community event listing now online.

Workers have the legal right to be protected from hazards on the job. When hazards go unaddressed, workers suffer the most.

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