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News Electronics General Health & Safety
March 9, 2021  

Dispension Industries enables Health Canada to scale up MySafe project

Health Canada has announced $3.49 million in funding through

Feature Manufacturing General
December 23, 2020  

Lifting safely: How to avoid back injuries

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

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Production Technology
December 17, 2020  

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

News Government General
December 10, 2020  

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.

News Government General
November 2, 2020  

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.

News Chemicals Government Manufacturing General
October 20, 2020  

‘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.

Event Manufacturing General
October 15, 2020  

Partners in Prevention Regional Health & Safety Conference

The 2020 edition Partners in Prevention Regional Health &

News Government General
September 23, 2020  

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.

Feature Manufacturing General
July 21, 2020  

Working safest: Who’s responsible for what in the workplace

All stakeholders are accountable for their own welfare and those around them.

News Government Manufacturing General
June 25, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
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.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 14, 2020  

Most Canadians would sacrifice privacy to help stop COVID-19: KPMG

Most would download a contact-tracing app, but want it to be optional.

News Manufacturing General
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.

News Government General
April 2, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
March 30, 2020  

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.

News Manufacturing General
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.

News Government General
March 17, 2020  

Coronavirus vaccine test opens with 1st doses

Even if the research goes well, a vaccine would not be available for widespread use for 12 to 18 months.

News Manufacturing General
March 16, 2020  

Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond toxic legacy

Business owners, residents are tired of getting attention for all the wrong reasons.

Event Manufacturing General
March 5, 2020  

Partners in Prevention 2020 Health and Safety Conference (Cancelled)

This year’s Partners in Prevention conference is about cracking

News Manufacturing General
March 2, 2020  

US reports first drug shortage tied to virus outbreak

Regulators stressed that alternative medicines are available to treat patients.

News Manufacturing General
February 10, 2020  

How workplaces can prepare for possible coronavirus outbreak

Combat misinformation, repeat hygiene tips, be clear on sick leave policies, prepare for the possibility of mass absenteeism.

News Manufacturing Economy
January 28, 2020  

How a coronavirus epidemic in China could ripple globally

Fear and confusion lead to abrupt changes in behaviour, decreased economic activity and threatens everything from productivity to consumer prices.

News Chemicals Manufacturing General Sustainability
November 13, 2019  

Aerosol manufacturer fined $170,000 for environmental offences

Failed to comply with a protection compliance order, and to implement and test emergency plans on time.

News Manufacturing General
November 7, 2019  

Cannabis shows potential for treating PTSD: Study

Patients struggle to find adequate symptom relief from conventional treatments.

Feature Manufacturing General
October 24, 2019  

In the palm of your hand: Prevent hypothenar hammer syndrome

Repetitive trauma damages blood vessels in the fingers.

News Manufacturing General
October 16, 2019  

Worker injury leads to $45,000 fine for Guelph manufacturer

Fell off a boom truck at Skyjack plant, sustained critical injuries.

News Electronics General
September 26, 2019  

Best Buy sees growth in health care technology for elderly

In five years it hopes to provide sensors placed throughout a home and pendants worn around the neck.

News General
July 30, 2019  

Juul opens store in Toronto amid outcry about rise of teen vaping

Marks the California-based company’s first brick-and-mortar location in North America.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 30, 2019  

Federal government commits $20M to help scale up health innovations

Funding to help SMEs and startups sell health technologies to participating hospitals and health providers.

Feature Manufacturing General
June 13, 2019  

Work stress: How to relieve the pressure on employees

Left unchecked it will impact workers and the bottom line.

Feature Manufacturing Facilities Maintenance General
April 18, 2019  

Pest control: Tips for managing disposal areas

How to reduce the risk of insects and other critters invading your plant.

News Manufacturing General
February 19, 2019  

CCOHS-OHCOW website focuses on occupational disease

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