Workers Health & Safety Centre


Celebrating 25 years—OHCOW conference showcases practical prevention tools

Celebrate the past and look forward to the future@the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) did both in equal measure at a conference marking their twenty-fifth anniversary. More...

Relevance: 24%—OHCOW-conference-showcases-pr 2014-11-13 12:00:00 AM
OHCOW to host 25th Anniversary Conference

The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (OHCOW) is pleased to announce their 25th Anniversary Conference to be held October 30-31, 2014. @ The 25th Anniversary Conference@@Celebr...

Relevance: 20% 2014-07-24 12:00:00 AM
Attend a Day of Mourning event in your community and be the change!

The urgent need to protect workers against climate-related hazards will be among the pressing concerns highlighted at upcoming National Day of Mourning events. Heat waves, unprecedented wildfires ...

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Prioritize safety training this summer: Register with WHSC today!

While summer is a great time to schedule vacation, it@s also a great time to schedule health and safety training, especially as many businesses experience seasonal slowdowns.Preventable tragedies h...

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Hazard Resource Lines

HAZARD RESOURCE LINES<!-- AddToAny code --><!-- /AddToAny code ends -->The Workers Health @ Safety Centre publishes and updates single sheet bulletins helping to raise awareness around specific occ...

Relevance: 15% 2013-04-02 10:47:58 AM

Stress is the harmful physical and emotional responses that can happen when there is a conflict between job demands on the employee and the amount of control an employee has over meeting these dema...

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Smartphone app helps target workplace stress

Is work stressing you out? A new smartphone app can help you understand why and provide a starting point for discussions to improve working conditions.@ @ The Measure Workplace Stress App, design...

Relevance: 14% 2015-01-22 12:00:00 AM
Stress and Mental Injury Prevention for Ontario Workers

More than one in four Canadian workers say their daily lives are highly stressful, according to a 2011 Statistics Canada report. More than 60 per cent of those @stressed@ report work as the main pr...

Relevance: 13% 2012-11-29 12:00:00 AM
Personal coping not the solution for deadly work-related stress, says new study

Workplace stressors increase health risks to the same extent as second hand smoke and yet employers are not targeting their prevention, according to a recent study. @ Researchers from the Harvard...

Relevance: 13% 2015-10-08 12:00:00 AM
What are psychosocial (stress) hazards?

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