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Workplace Violence Assessment

If your workplace has not yet performed an assessment for violence, how can you create a Violence Protection Program?

What if your workplace is in a high crime area where gun shots are heard on a daily basis, or where two workers have been brawling in the alley. 437 more words


On May 15th, 2017, the Ontario Ministry of Labour published a report: ‘Preventing workplace violence in the health care sector

Outlined in the report is the alarming statistic that in the health care sector with only 11.7% of Ontario’s workers, 56% of lost-time injuries occurred to registered nurses due to workplace violence. 1,111 more words

Woman killed by falling lawn mower in eastern Alberta village

A 21-year-old woman died from injuries she sustained while working on a large riding lawn mower in the small Alberta village of Dewberry.

It happened at around 2:30 p.m. 141 more words


Occupational Health and Safety challenges in India

India is a multi-diversity country with many races, religions and languages with unbending integrity. It is growing rapidly in economy with its enormous massive workforce in various sectors such as IT, manufacturing, construction and etc. 501 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Core and Periphery

Published in Dawn on December 31st, 2016

“People resist exploitation. They resist as actively as they can, as passively as they must.” — Immanuel Wallerstein… 916 more words


Contractor injured performing maintenance at oilsands site near Fort McMurray

A man has been injured at an oilsands facility in northern Alberta.

Syncrude spokesman Will Gibson says a contractor was performing routine maintenance early Thursday at the Mildred Lake upgrader complex near Fort McMurray when there was “an incident.” 92 more words