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Occupational Health and Safety

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."

January 5, 2010

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.

November 23, 2009

Wage increases plus steps to address bullying in the workplace.

November 6, 2009

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.

November 3, 2009

'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.