CCOHS releases white paper on cannabis in the workplace

from: http://www.cos-mag.com With the anticipation of the sale and use of recreational cannabis scheduled to become legal in Canada by July 1, 2018, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has published a white paper to help workplaces prepare for the potential challenges and impact this new legislation may have on workplace safety.

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National Day of Mourning

Every year on April 28 we pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents. We also honour the many families and friends who have been deeply affected by these tragedies. Every worker has the right to return home safe

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WHMIS 2015 – Education and Training FAQ’s

Canada has aligned the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This document discusses the WHMIS requirements after the alignment of WHMIS with the GHS. Information in this document is based on the federal legislation - the amended Hazardous Products Act and the new

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Four Things to Consider When Buying Multi-Use Gloves

Frank MacDonald It would be great to find one glove that works for every application, but just look at the number of activities going on in industries like the automotive sector, manufacturing or construction, and finding multi-use gloves can be challenging. But the good news is that it’s not impossible. This article examines things that

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Fewer workplace injuries, fatalities in 2015-16, Ontario report reveals

DCN NEWS SERVICES TORONTO — Ontario’s Chief Prevention Officer George Gritziotis has released his annual report highlighting significant improvements in workplace safety in the past year. The Occupational Health and Safety in Ontario: 2015-16 Annual Report revealed that in 2015 Ontario had fewer occupational injury and illness claims, fewer critical injury events and fewer workplace

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