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Occupational Health and Safety

December 14, 2010

Saskatchewan's justice minister has introduced legislation to eliminate the Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal and transfer its power to a provincial court, sparking human rights concerns among labour groups and other interested parties.

December 7, 2010

Ambulance struck by trailer that broke loose from truck hauling empty propane tanks.

December 2, 2010

Explosive tensions exist at the North Fraser Pretrial Centre in B.C. where 650 inmates are packed into facilities meant to house a maximum of 300 prisoners.

November 24, 2010

Incident involving impaired driver who fled accident scene illustrates dangers faced daily by public employees on Canada's highways.

November 4, 2010

'As Canada has become a 24-hour society, the number of Canadians working non-regular hours has increased dramatically.'

October 19, 2010

A new report from the Calgary-based Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC) suggests that employers who neglect psychological safety in the workplace could be legally liable for mental injury inflicted on workers.

October 13, 2010

Worst score among nine British Columbia correctional facilities in Workplace Environment Survey.

October 10, 2010

UFCW Canada accuses B.C. government of 'shameful' behaviour for ignoring coroner's recommendations.

September 13, 2010

Deaths of two Jamaican workers at Ontario orchard under investigation.

September 9, 2010

'It is crucial that businesses make mental health and well-being a priority to prevent disability in the first place.'