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Work-related stressors impact women and men differently, research finds

Exposure to psychosocial hazards at work adds to the growing health burden stress places upon both women and men, according to recently published Canadian research. @ Researchers from Toronto-bas...

Relevance: 11% 2018-08-28 12:00:00 AM
Seminar to explore causal link between work-related stress and cancer

Psychological stress has recently been listed as a high-priority exposure for review by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC). @ The link between work-related stress and the deve...

Relevance: 11% 2014-03-25 12:00:00 AM
WHSC releases new training program for chainsaw operators

Joining the extensive suite of WHSC operator training programs is the newly released Chainsaw Operator training. Others in this suite include operator training for forklifts, elevating work platfor...

Relevance: 10% 2014-06-24 12:00:00 AM
Many Canadian workers are overexposed to solar UVR, study finds

Exposure to solar ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is one of the most common causes of occupational cancer, yet it has been inadequately addressed by researchers and regulators alike.@ Few have also ob...

Relevance: 10% 2019-08-15 12:00:00 AM
Restricting comp claims for chronic mental stress violates Canada’s Charter

Affected workers may now be entitled to compensation from Ontario@s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) for work-related chronic mental stress. @ A recent decision (No. 2157/09) by Ontari...

Relevance: 10% 2014-05-27 12:00:00 AM
Workplace stress training added to WHSC virtual classrooms

Canadian workers report workplace stress is the primary cause of their poor mental health. These findings were released two years before COVID-19 arrived. The 2018@report@highlights the need for g...

Relevance: 10% 2020-12-18 12:00:00 AM
The stress of COVID, more research and WHSC training to help

Canadian workers are currently as distressed as the most distressed one per cent of working Canadians prior to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new report suggests. @ According to the@Mornea...

Relevance: 9% 2021-02-09 12:00:00 AM
Almost half of public safety personnel report suffering mental health symptoms

A new national study finds correctional officers, 911 dispatchers, paramedics and other first responders are at significant risk of developing a mental-health disorder. @ The study, entitled Ment...

Relevance: 9% 2017-09-13 12:00:00 AM
What is a workplace health and safety hazard?

Relevance: 9% 2019-04-10 11:20:14 AM
What are physical hazards?

Relevance: 9% 2019-04-10 11:16:46 AM
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