'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.
Occupational Health and Safety
The only province in Canada to pay bonuses to staff to cut caseloads and reduce services to injured workers.
Report cites staff cuts, workload and ‘inappropriate’ regulation in dam failure.
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.
NAPE president Carol Furlong to meet with regional health board CEO.
Unless clear steps are taken to warn and train employees to comply with new Ontario law.
Change in occupational health and safety regulations takes effect on July 1.
Caucasians reported higher levels of general workplace harassment than minorities.
Twenty-two Canadians died as a result of the listeriosis crisis caused by Maple Leaf Foods in Toronto.
OPSEU continues to have serious reservations about an ongoing review of Ontario's workplace health and safety system.