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U.S. Chemical Safety Board on Texas Fertilizer Disaster: Voluntary Compliance No Substitute for an Efficient Regulatory System

“[T]here is no substitute for an efficient regulatory system that ensures that all companies are operating to the same high standards. We cannot depend on voluntary compliance alone.” 318 more words

Regulations

Why Good Project Management is Valuable for Workplace Safety

Workplace safety is a primary concern for any organization. As employers, you are duty-bound to provide a safe and secure environment for your staff and visitors, as mandated by the  651 more words

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Labour council calls for criminal probe of downtown Ottawa workplace fatality

The head of the Ottawa District Labour Council is calling on Ottawa police to investigate Monday’s workplace fatality at the Bank of Canada site, but the police force says it is already probing the incident. 341 more words

Ottawa

Concrete Thinking about Safety

For many construction projects involving concrete blocks with odd shapes, rough edges, difficult sizes (and any other number of issues), it’s never advisable to lift by brute force. 595 more words

Under Construction

Saskatoon companies fined for workplace safety violations

SASKATOON – Two Saskatoon companies have been fined for workplace safety violations.

Leader Builders was charged under health and safety legislation after an inspector observed work crews installing plywood on a roof without using fall protection equipment on Aug. 115 more words

Canada

Fire safety management: 5 flaming hot tips to protect your business

While the total number of fires continues to fall in the UK, fire nevertheless remains a major risk to both households and business. In 2011-12… 956 more words

Health & Safety

HSWAC: Heavy Stock of Well-defined Acronyms Continues

By Lauren Smith

I work in a world of acronyms.

At my workplace almost every team name, department, committee and initiative gets shortened to a brief one- or two-syllable acronym. 433 more words

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