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Transportation Safety Summit highlights importance of organizational information flow, safety culture
The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) has released the proceedings of the Transportation Safety Summit it held this spring. The summit opened an unprecedented conversation on key safety issues with 70 industry and government leaders from the marine, pipeline, rail, and aviation sectors.
OTTAWA (CP) — Officials warned the government late last year that without a significant boost in repair funds, aging and crumbling federal buildings could soon become unfit for workers and jeopardize health and safety.
An employer has lost a wrongful dismissal case after a court found that its safety rules, which it alleged the employee violated, were unclear and not clearly-communicated.The employee worked at a solid waste facility in the Yukon. The employer fired the employee and attempted to prove “just cause” on the…
It’s been a scorcher of a summer in Canada. In coastal British Columbia, droughts have been declared. In the middle of the country, it feels like it hasn’t rained since the spring — with water advisories aplenty in Ontario and Quebec. One county in Nova Scotia saw less rain in June…
I frequently meet people who dread walking into their place of work and yet they continue entering the same doors. Others are unhappy with their relationships and yet they remain. Why do individuals repeatedly remain in a position or situation that causes them immense stress and fails to bring them…
Canada's Safest Employers
Thank you to everyone who applied for an award. We received a large number of truly impressive applications. The process is underway for selecting the winners. Visit safestemployers.com for the next steps and for more information.
Winners will be revealed at the gala on Oct. 24 in Toronto and profiled in the October/November issue.
Safety Leader of the Year
Nominations for the 2016 Safety Leader of the Year are now closed. Thank you to everyone who nominated an outstanding safety professional. The winner will be profiled in the December/January issue.
Find out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.