‘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.
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.
Asbestos ready to change name and move beyond toxic legacy
Business owners, residents are tired of getting attention for all the wrong reasons.
Partners in Prevention 2020 Health and Safety Conference (Cancelled)
This year’s Partners in Prevention conference is about cracking…
US reports first drug shortage tied to virus outbreak
Regulators stressed that alternative medicines are available to treat patients.