Workers Health & Safety Centre

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Creating safer, healthier work. Demand what works!

Creating safer, healthier work. Demand what works!

“Mourn for the dead. Fight for the living” is no empty cliché. With workers’ health and safety, we take nothing for granted.
April 26, Noise Awareness Day, another day to refocus workplace prevention efforts

April 26, Noise Awareness Day, another day to refocus workplace prevention efforts

Present in all workplaces to varying degrees, noise is arguably one of the most common occupational and environmental hazards faced by workers.
WHSC adds mandatory JHSC Certification training courses to meet demand

WHSC adds mandatory JHSC Certification training courses to meet demand

Register today for Basic Certification Training as an essential first step to meeting new mandatory requirements for joint health and safety committee (JHSC) member certification.
April 28, Day of Mourning event listing now online

April 28, Day of Mourning event listing now online

Working people fought long and hard for their right to safe and healthy work. And yet too many still are killed, injured or made ill by hazardous work. We remember them April 28.
MOL extends deadline for last phase of mandatory Working at Heights training

MOL extends deadline for last phase of mandatory Working at Heights training

The Ministry of Labour is extending a compliance deadline for the last phase of its mandatory Working at Heights training.
Security company fined for non-compliance with violence and harassment orders

Security company fined for non-compliance with violence and harassment orders

A company providing security services was recently fined $70,000 for violations of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (the Act) relating to workplace violence and harassment.
Smartphone APP assesses indoor air quality

Smartphone APP assesses indoor air quality

Are you suffering with dry skin, nausea or asthmatic reactions at work? If so, a new smartphone APP can help identify if poor indoor air quality (IAQ) is the culprit.


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