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April 21, 2021  

CCOHS announces recipients of Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

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December 23, 2020  

Lifting safely: How to avoid back injuries

Lifting is among the most common causes of back injury in workplaces.

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December 16, 2020  

Prevent virus spread: Basics for protecting your workplace

Guidelines and best practices will minimize COVID-19’s impact.

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November 10, 2020  

Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards

Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.

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October 14, 2020  

Online tool kit helps workplaces build customized COVID-19 plan

Hub provides one-stop access to more than 40 free resources to protect everyone.

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September 16, 2020  

Change of routine: Managing plant safety in the COVID-19 era

Hardwire comprehensive measures into workplace routines as production ramps up.

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August 18, 2020  

CCOHS e-course covers returning to work safely during COVID-19

How to prepare for a safe return to work, needed controls and minimizing the impact of the pandemic.

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June 23, 2020  

Scholarship encourages women to pursue OH&S careers

$3,000 CCOHS award open to women enrolled in full or part-time program.

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April 17, 2020  

COVID-19 guidance for high-risk and essential workplaces

Free tip sheets offer good practices for employers and workers in specific occupations, industries and services.

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March 31, 2020  

Nonvisible disabilities: How to accommodate workers’ limitations

Despite growing awareness, workers can still feel misunderstood.

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March 26, 2020  

CCOHS makes courses, publications available free to aid COVID-19 efforts

Reminds workplaces still operating to promote proper hygiene and social distancing.

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January 16, 2020  

Protect your workers from exposure to nano hazards

Understand the properties of the materials being used.

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October 24, 2019  

In the palm of your hand: Prevent hypothenar hammer syndrome

Repetitive trauma damages blood vessels in the fingers.

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September 12, 2019  

Ready to work: Prepare for young recruits

Ensure comprehensive orientation and training are in place.

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August 1, 2019  

Protect employees from workplace violence and harassment

Create a written policy that provides a protocol for reporting incidents.

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June 20, 2019  

Keep it civil in the workplace

It’s good for the bottom line.

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April 16, 2019  

Legalized cannabis: Address the safety and accommodation issues

Put policies and procedures in place to keep everyone safe.

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March 26, 2019  

Silent but deadly: Beware carbon monoxide poisoning hazards

High concentrations of the gas can lead to a loss of consciousness, even death.

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February 19, 2019  

CCOHS-OHCOW website focuses on occupational disease

Will help manufacturers increase their understanding of illnesses and ways to prevent them.

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December 11, 2018  

Forum 2019: The Changing World of Work

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

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December 11, 2018  

Strain leads to pain: How to recognize and prevent RSI issues

It’s best to address the source of repetitive strain injuries.

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November 13, 2018  

Protect students on Take Our Kids to Work day

CCOHS says make sure they are aware of workplace hazards and safety requirements.

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November 8, 2018  

Play it cool: How to avoid heat-related illnesses

Watch for signs of heat exhaustion among workers.

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October 8, 2018  

Get organized: 10 tips for effective joint H&S meetings

Maximize the value of your management, plant floor committee.

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June 20, 2018  

Harassment in the workplace: Define it and be prepared to act

Recognizing and reporting it is a step toward prevention.

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May 7, 2018  

Stand-up jobs: How to relieve the fatigue

A variety of positions reduce the ill effects of prolonged standing.

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February 6, 2018  

CCOHS provides tools to access and address mental health

Use the eight-step process to conduct a thorough workplace audit.

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February 1, 2018  

CCOHS e-course addresses impairment in the workplace

Covers impact and causes, plus having a workplace policy and procedures.

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December 10, 2017  

Inspect to correct: How to hunt for workplace hazards

Hazards exist under desks, on the plant floor, in

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August 22, 2017  

Safe forklift operation: employers, drivers share the responsibility

Ensure drivers are properly trained and capable of operating forklift vehicles safely.

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February 23, 2017  

Your workforce is aging: what you need to know about adapting

As manufacturing workforces age, employers will face a number of issues that will have to be addressed.

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December 19, 2016  

Workplace violence: what you need to know

It’s a problem that disrupts the workplace and devastates the victims, its consequences immediately and potentially long term.