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One in three (33 per cent) Canadian employees are now suffering or have suffered from a mental health condition such as depression or an anxiety disorder, according to a survey by Morneau Shepell.
January 29, 2015 • Category: Health Page Stories
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REGINA (CP) — A Regina refinery has pleaded guilty to one of five charges in a 2011 explosion that sent several workers to hospital and injured 52 people.
Written by Clare Clancy
Friday, 23 January 2015 11:06
TORONTO (CP) — Sitting for a major part of the day may be deadly in the long run — even with a regimen of daily exercise, according to a new report.
Written by Sheryl Ubelacker (The Canadian Press)
Thursday, 22 January 2015 09:15
(Reuters Health) — People who have demanding jobs and job strain are more likely to suffer one type of stroke, a review of previous studies suggests.
Written by Kathryn Doyle
Wednesday, 21 January 2015 10:46
  • Columns
    One of the main tenets of the workers’ compensation system is that it is funded by employers. The requirement for employer funding is part of the “historic trade-off” that protects employers from being sued by their employees and certain others in case of a workplace accident. In addition, injured workers…
    Written by David Marchione
    Tuesday, 20 January 2015 10:31
    The furor about “zero accidents” would have inspired Shakespeare to write a play. It is, indeed, a tempest in a teapot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. Of course, every organization should desire to be accident free and, of course, they should not set goals that develop a tolerance…
    Written by Terry Mathis
    Monday, 19 January 2015 09:02
    In recent years, enforcement of occupational health and safety laws has taken on more of a criminal appearance. OHS regulators have increased pressure to punish employers and their representatives when accidents occur in the workplace. More organizations, officers, directors, managers and supervisors are being charged with criminal or quasi-criminal offences.…
    Written by Norm Keith
    Tuesday, 13 January 2015 14:16
  • Canada's Safest Employers
    Nominations now open for Canada's Safest Employers 2015 Do you work for one of Canada’s safest employers? If so, we want to hear from you. 
    Written by Amanda Silliker
    Tuesday, 27 January 2015 11:44
  • Safety Leader of the Year

    Congratulations to Dave Hagen, vice-president of EHS at Chemco Electrical Contractors, the winner of the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year Award! Learn more about him
    hereFind out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.

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