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Suppressing silica…new tool offers exposure control blueprint

A new web-based tool aims to help assess the degree to which construction workers are exposed to hazardous silica dust and suggest task-specific exposure control plans.

Working at heights training critical to preventing deadly falls

Failing to ensure adequate fall protection is in place continues to result in worker deaths, critical injuries, and employer convictions beyond just the construction sector.

Is your JHSC fully certified or in need of the mandatory refresher?

The law, experience and research recognize the need for properly trained JHSC members. After all their powers under the law are considerable.

Training key to safer work and learning, say scholarship winners

With incidents of harassment and violence in our schools and communities mounting, tapping into the insight of students can be an important step in the pursuit of prevention.

Combatting seasonal viruses AND common indoor air pollutants

Virus season is upon us, but indoor air issues include more than viruses and many pose serious threats to worker health. The good news is there are solutions.

How cold is too cold? Working in extreme temperature conditions

Seasonal temperature stresses are hazardous for those who work outdoors. Transitioning from the heat of summer to fall and winter temperatures mean workers face another hazard – the cold.

Preventing MSDs, the leading cause of workplace injury

Poorly designed work and work environments can contribute to painful and life-altering MSDs.

Supervisor negligence leads to worker death AND prison sentence

A New Brunswick construction site supervisor will spend three years in prison after being convicted of criminal negligence relating to a 2018 workplace fatality.

Creating mentally safe and healthy workplaces

Across Canada and the world there is consensus on the need to create mentally safe and healthy workplaces, both from a workers’ wellbeing and employer economic benefits viewpoint.

Supervisor OHS training…ACT NOW to beat the registration rush

Are your workplace supervisors competent and confident to fulfill their significant legal duties to protect workers? WHSC training, scheduled this fall, can help ensure they are.

WHSC JHSC Certification training. When quality counts.

Without a fully trained and certified joint health and safety committee your workplace prevention efforts may not succeed. Has your committee received quality training?

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