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Occupational Health and Safety

August 18, 2010

Health Canada and World Health Organization believe technology is safe, says minister.

August 17, 2010

'These kids are getting sick at school but not at home.' - Rodney Palmer.

August 16, 2010

'It's about time," says Jim Gosse of NSGEU correctional Local 480.

August 15, 2010

'Even if you trust in the food that you eat, in the back of your mind, you're maybe wondering how it's prepared, where it came from, those kinds of things.'

August 12, 2010

'It’s not rocket science. If we have fewer bodies on the ground and virtually no presence in communities where the work is being done.' - BCGEU.

August 5, 2010

The only province in Canada to pay bonuses to staff to cut caseloads and reduce services to injured workers.

July 15, 2010

Report cites staff cuts, workload and ‘inappropriate’ regulation in dam failure.

July 15, 2010

If you are toiling in hot conditions, protect yourself from potentially fatal heat illness. Here’s a sample Hot Weather Plan you can adapt to your workplace to ensure that everyone is aware of heat/humidity conditions on each workday, and that adequate worker protections are in place to prevent heat illness.

July 7, 2010

NAPE president Carol Furlong to meet with regional health board CEO.

July 5, 2010

Unless clear steps are taken to warn and train employees to comply with new Ontario law.