Bill 70 of the Ontario Budget Measures Act is threat to workers Health and Safety. The accreditation of Health and Safety Management Systems would allow companies to forgo and “reduce the burden of unnecessary processes, such as routine inspections.” This will limit the power of MOL inspectors in the workplace where HSMS’s are implemented. 235 more words
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By Sue Davis (“Safety Sue”), Director, BWC Employee Safety & Health Administration
In 1847, a Hungarian obstetrician by the name of Ignaz P. Semmelweiss showed that hand washing greatly reduced infections in newborns. 406 more words
Workplace death: 19-year-old man working on city sound wall project dies after concrete falls on him from truck
A 19-year-old man in Saskatoon died in a workplace accident after a large piece of concrete fell onto him from a truck.
MD Ambulance and Saskatoon police responded Wednesday to a back alley in the 300 block of Tache Crescent around 8:40 a.m. 112 more words