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Reader letter: Bill 70 sets inadequate safety standards

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

Letters

A handy message for the flu season

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

Ohio Bureau Of Workers' Compensation

Fuller: You can never be too safe whilst typing

Some safety posters appeared in our office recently — the first I’ve ever seen here. It’s a newsroom, not exactly a hard-hat zone.

One of the posters encourages us to stretch. 620 more words

Columnists

Companies Behaving Badly-FIRE!

Hello all, welcome back and hope you had a nice Thanksgiving.  Each of us have a few words that we respond with an instant reaction of fear and a jolt of adrenalin.   1,194 more words

Safety

One mistake, a lifetime of regret

When it comes to handling chemicals in the workplace you can never know too much

Adam Thomson was 18 years old and had just started his first job, in the horticulture industry. 741 more words

Workplace Safety

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

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