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Feature Manufacturing General Operations
November 10, 2020  

Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards

Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.

News Manufacturing General
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.

Feature Manufacturing Technology
July 29, 2020  

Keep your distance: New Wearable device sends proximity alert

Two Quebec companies create a company to make the Social Distancer.

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 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 Manufacturing General
August 15, 2019  

Critical injury results in $50,000 fine for Kitchener manufacturer

Worker was pinned between two rollers while a printing machine was operating.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
August 1, 2019  

Protect employees from workplace violence and harassment

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

News General
July 16, 2019  

Canadians want personalized wellness programs

Survey says they would improve wellbeing and productivity.

Feature Manufacturing General
June 20, 2019  

Keep it civil in the workplace

It’s good for the bottom line.

Feature Manufacturing General
April 16, 2019  

Legalized cannabis: Address the safety and accommodation issues

Put policies and procedures in place to keep everyone safe.

Feature Manufacturing General
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.

Feature Manufacturing General
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.

News Manufacturing General
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.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
November 8, 2018  

Play it cool: How to avoid heat-related illnesses

Watch for signs of heat exhaustion among workers.

News Manufacturing General
October 16, 2018  

Concerned about how legalized pot impacts your company?

Some tools and information to help you see through the haze.

Feature Manufacturing General
August 8, 2018  

Workplace drug use: Legalized pot a buzz-killer for employers

How decriminalizing marijuana will impact management strategies.

Feature Manufacturing General
June 20, 2018  

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

Recognizing and reporting it is a step toward prevention.

News Government Manufacturing General
April 26, 2018  

Workplace substance use policies would help employers: report

Loss of productivity, absenteeism, increased costs cited as outcomes of unaddressed substance-use issues.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 28, 2018  

G7 reps discuss workplace sexual harassment

Delegates acknowledged that the issue needs to be explored collaboratively.

News Manufacturing General
February 6, 2018  

CCOHS provides tools to access and address mental health

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

News Manufacturing General
February 1, 2018  

CCOHS e-course addresses impairment in the workplace

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

News Government Manufacturing General
January 15, 2018  

Ontario stepping up enforcement to protect worker rights

Government is making sure new worker rights under its plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs are followed.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2017  

Ontario increases maximum workplace safety fines

Rising from $500,000 to $1.5 million for corporations, $25,000 to $100,000 for an individual or unincorporated business.

Feature Manufacturing General
December 10, 2017  

Inspect to correct: How to hunt for workplace hazards

Hazards exist under desks, on the plant floor, in

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
December 8, 2017  

New e-course addresses workplace pain management

CCOHS covers musculoskeletal and psychosocial issues.

News Manufacturing General
October 10, 2017  

CCOHS offers e-course to manage asbestos risks in the workplace

Will cover locating it, identifying risks, assessing hazards and what action to take.

News General Production
September 20, 2017  

Ontario WSIB lowering average rates 3% for 2018

$760 million to remain in the Ontario economy following latest cut.

News Manufacturing General
September 4, 2017  

Labour movement has leapt forward in last decade, leaders say

But era of technology poses challenges and opportunities needed for workers to retrain.

News Manufacturing General
August 14, 2017  

Eldercare issues are sapping almost $1.3B in productivity

Conference Board report says employers have a role to play to help employees balance work and family obligations.

News Manufacturing General
July 12, 2017  

Are you ready for legalized marijuana use?

CCOHS white paper helps you prepare for issues related to impairment in the workplace.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
June 14, 2017  

Bottle maker fined $100K after worker sustains permanent injury

Hand crushed against a machine shaft when a a bottle mould opened unexpectedly.

News Manufacturing General
June 14, 2017  

Uber CEO to take leave, leadership team to run company

Examination of toxic workplace culture leads to recommendation CEO be relieved of some leadership responsibilities.