Clearing the air: Identify and address breathing hazards
Steps to take that will improve workplace health and safety.
Online tool kit helps workplaces build customized COVID-19 plan
Hub provides one-stop access to more than 40 free resources to protect everyone.
Keep your distance: New Wearable device sends proximity alert
Two Quebec companies create a company to make the Social Distancer.
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.
Worker injury leads to $45,000 fine for Guelph manufacturer
Fell off a boom truck at Skyjack plant, sustained critical injuries.
Critical injury results in $50,000 fine for Kitchener manufacturer
Worker was pinned between two rollers while a printing machine was operating.
Protect employees from workplace violence and harassment
Create a written policy that provides a protocol for reporting incidents.
Canadians want personalized wellness programs
Survey says they would improve wellbeing and productivity.
Keep it civil in the workplace
It’s good for the bottom line.
Legalized cannabis: Address the safety and accommodation issues
Put policies and procedures in place to keep everyone safe.
Silent but deadly: Beware carbon monoxide poisoning hazards
High concentrations of the gas can lead to a loss of consciousness, even death.
Strain leads to pain: How to recognize and prevent RSI issues
It’s best to address the source of repetitive strain injuries.
Protect students on Take Our Kids to Work day
CCOHS says make sure they are aware of workplace hazards and safety requirements.
Play it cool: How to avoid heat-related illnesses
Watch for signs of heat exhaustion among workers.
Concerned about how legalized pot impacts your company?
Some tools and information to help you see through the haze.
Workplace drug use: Legalized pot a buzz-killer for employers
How decriminalizing marijuana will impact management strategies.
Harassment in the workplace: Define it and be prepared to act
Recognizing and reporting it is a step toward prevention.
Workplace substance use policies would help employers: report
Loss of productivity, absenteeism, increased costs cited as outcomes of unaddressed substance-use issues.
G7 reps discuss workplace sexual harassment
Delegates acknowledged that the issue needs to be explored collaboratively.
CCOHS provides tools to access and address mental health
Use the eight-step process to conduct a thorough workplace audit.
CCOHS e-course addresses impairment in the workplace
Covers impact and causes, plus having a workplace policy and procedures.
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.
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.
Inspect to correct: How to hunt for workplace hazards
Hazards exist under desks, on the plant floor, in…
New e-course addresses workplace pain management
CCOHS covers musculoskeletal and psychosocial issues.
CCOHS offers e-course to manage asbestos risks in the workplace
Will cover locating it, identifying risks, assessing hazards and what action to take.
Ontario WSIB lowering average rates 3% for 2018
$760 million to remain in the Ontario economy following latest cut.
Labour movement has leapt forward in last decade, leaders say
But era of technology poses challenges and opportunities needed for workers to retrain.
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.
Are you ready for legalized marijuana use?
CCOHS white paper helps you prepare for issues related to impairment in the workplace.
Bottle maker fined $100K after worker sustains permanent injury
Hand crushed against a machine shaft when a a bottle mould opened unexpectedly.
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.