Lifting safely: How to avoid back injuries
Lifting is among the most common causes of back injury in workplaces.
Nature’s Path installs far-UVC light technology in its NA facilities
Becomes first food manufacturing company to install tech that helps protect employees in real-time
Premiers’ demands for long-term health funding increase
They want Ottawa add at least $28 billion a year to its annual health transfer payment, but the issue is taking a back seat to the pandemic.
Doctors worry over Manitoba’s COVID-19 surge, premier considers curfew
Health officials said 75 of 80 intensive care beds in Manitoba were filled with patients Nov. 2.
‘Toxic’ label will spur wake-up to impact of plastics on health: experts
… but challenges remain in definitively linking plastic or plastic particles to disease, cancer or other human health problems.
Partners in Prevention Regional Health & Safety Conference
The 2020 edition Partners in Prevention Regional Health &…
Feds promise help for surging COVID-19 test demand
…but Health ministry isn’t satisfied the testing systems submitted for approval yield accurate enough results.
Working safest: Who’s responsible for what in the workplace
All stakeholders are accountable for their own welfare and those around them.
Canada’s LTC deaths double the average of other nations: study
81% of all reported COVID-19 deaths compared to an average of 42% among OECD countries.
Scholarship encourages women to pursue OH&S careers
$3,000 CCOHS award open to women enrolled in full or part-time program.
Most Canadians would sacrifice privacy to help stop COVID-19: KPMG
Most would download a contact-tracing app, but want it to be optional.
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.
Duration of virus measures depends on obeying health authorities: PM
Torontonians told to expect to be restricted to their homes for at least the next 12 weeks.
PM’s ‘proud’ of Canada’s COVID-19 response as US cases soar
Doing better than its southern neighbour at limiting the scope of the illness.
CCOHS makes courses, publications available free to aid COVID-19 efforts
Reminds workplaces still operating to promote proper hygiene and social distancing.