Occupational Health and Safety

As of March 31, 2010 14- and 15-year-olds will be required to complete a young worker safety course and obtain a certificate of completion.

(2010-04-16)Read more

The senseless death of a 23-year-old construction worker in England shows the importance of keeping untrained and unqualified workers away from heavy duty equipment.

(2010-04-16)Read more

'Additional inspectors will help reduce the number of hazards in workplaces and, hopefully, decrease the number of Manitobans getting injured at work.'

(2010-04-14)Read more

Study concludes that universality 'reduces influenza illness attack rates, morbidity and mortality at reasonable cost' to taxpayers.

(2010-04-11)Read more

Presentations being offered free across Ontario for new OHSA amendments that take effect June 15.

(2010-04-05)Read more

'Case may represent a huge step forward for worker safety in Ontario.' - OFL.

(2010-03-10)Read more

Scheduled on March 26 and again on March 29 by MFL Occupational Health Centre in Winnipeg.

(2010-03-07)Read more

Criminal charges being laid for an occupational fatality in Sault Ste. Marie sets an important precedent.

(2010-02-18)Read more

'Normal human resource practices' have now resumed across the province.

(2010-02-13)Read more

'How common is it for staff to witness or experience aggression in the clients they support?'

(2010-02-09)Read more

Study at four city hospitals represents the first in-depth investigation of 'role overload' in Canada's health care system.

(2010-01-19)Read more

"Youth and adolescents are routinely engaged in manual material handling (MMH) tasks that may exceed their strength capability to perform the task."

(2010-01-14)Read more

Construction unions in Toronto will be pursuing all aspects of this tragedy to try to ensure that the conditions that led to it are fully exposed.

(2010-01-05)Read more

Wage increases plus steps to address bullying in the workplace.

(2009-11-23)Read more

President Shelley Ward says it is 'simply the safest thing to do' in the circumstances. A decision will be made later on when to reschedule.

(2009-11-06)Read more

'This administration will not tolerate disregard of our laws. Employers have a legal and moral responsibility to protect their workers.' - Hilda Solis, U.S. Secretary of Labor.

(2009-11-03)Read more

New Statistics Canada study finds dramatic increase over the past decade, validating concerns expressed by peace officers.

(2009-10-28)Read more

Fines implemented in the hopes of reducing injuries and fatalities in the workplace.

(2009-10-06)Read more

Fines of up to $500 will be imposed for using hand-held devices after a three-month education period.

(2009-10-01)Read more

MGEU and other health care unions address health and safety concerns relating to flu outbreak.

(2009-07-30)Read more