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Message to the Department of Labour - Hunt Where There Are Ducks

Construction worker Shaun McInnis died May 9, 2013, after he fell from a roof. A Halifax business owner and his construction firm were charged in connection with this tragic death. 661 more words

Toxic substances a hazard for welders at manufacturing company

OSHA finds Imperial Industries ignores rules to prevent toxic exposure

Workers welding stainless steel and other alloy steels containing chromium metal at a Wisconsin bulk storage tank manufacturer were exposed to hazardous levels of hexavalent chromium. 338 more words

Occupational Health And Safety

Co-op refinery fined $280,000 for 2011 explosion

REGINA – The Consumers’ Co-op Refinery will pay two thirds of the maximum fine, plus an 80 thousand dollar surcharge for an Occupational Health and Safety charge of “failure to supervise” in the 2011 explosion which injured more than 50 people. 581 more words


Standing desks distract from systemic analysis

The media’s focus on standing desks continues in Australia with the PM radio program on 7 May 15 stating:

“If you thought those standing desks, and even the newer treadmill desks, were a fad, think again.”

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A Regina business leads the way on workplace safety

REGINA – “Every couple of feet we have a fire extinguisher, and a fire blanket,” Bobby Krznar, LK Auto Collision owner and manager explained, as he toured Global Regina through his shop. 290 more words


U.S. Climate Policy Considers Health Effects of Climate Change, Including Occupational Health

On April 7th, the Obama administration announced a series of new initiatives which will highlight the health risks of climate change, especially for children, the elderly and the vulnerable. 115 more words