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Occupational Health and Safety

April 14, 2010

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

April 11, 2010

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

April 5, 2010

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

March 10, 2010

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

March 7, 2010

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

February 18, 2010

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

February 13, 2010

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

February 9, 2010

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

January 19, 2010

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

January 14, 2010

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