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Is there a gender bias in workers’ compensation and OH&S?

Women represent about 47% of the employed labour force in United States and Australia, 48% of the employed labour force in Canada.   One might expect the hazards in the workplace to be similar for men and women and that is true for some risks.   825 more words

22-year-old man dead after work site fall in Burnside

A 22-year-old man has died after a fall at a workplace in Burnside, N.S., on Tuesday.

Halifax Regional Police say the incident took place at 10:12 a.m. 94 more words


OHS investigating after man found dead at southeast Calgary worksite

Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) is investigating the death of a man found dead at a worksite in Calgary on Wednesday.

Calgary police said officers were called to the scene in the 100 block of Southland Drive S.E. 74 more words


Man injured at Fas Gas station in Calgary

A man was taken to hospital after falling off a ladder at a Fas Gas station in Calgary on Monday afternoon.

The man had been working on the roof and was climbing down a ladder when he fell, according to police. 93 more words


How do you report unsafe work?

Suppose you are in a hotel and you see the window washer outside your room being blown around and unable to secure the platform.  Should you say something?  1,055 more words

Worker killed at Cenovus Energy site in northern Alberta

Cenovus Energy Inc. said a workplace fatality occurred at the company’s Christina Lake oilsands site, which is about 350 kilometres northeast of Edmonton.

It happened Tuesday at about 10:20 p.m., the oil company said. 119 more words


Man fatally injured at southern Alberta livestock supplement business

A man in his 40s suffered fatal injuries while working with machinery in a shop in Cardston on Jan. 30.

Alberta Labour confirmed the workplace death happened at around 3:20 p.m. 65 more words