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The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) in the United States has launched Safety Salary Source, a new reporting tool that allows users to view survey data on safety, health and environmental practitioners' salaries in new detail.
Christopher Schwaemmie, a Toronto hoist worker, was fined $1,500 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.Read more...
NEW YORK (Reuters) — The driver of a train that derailed in December in New York City, killing four passengers, had an undiagnosed sleep disorder at the time of the accident, according to the National Transportation Safety Board in the United States.Read more...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The United States Food and Drug Administration is "pushing very hard" to release a proposed rule that would establish its authority over e-cigarettes, the head of the agency said.Read more...
I am one of many in the country who had the honour and opportunity to work with and get to know Jim Flaherty. He was the minister of labour in Ontario from 1997 to 1999. I will always remember the first time he spoke at the opening of Health and…Read more...
Recently, there have been headlines in the paper and online that could scare you out of sitting ever again. Some of the headlines include: Sitting can kill you and The health hazards of sitting.But how much of this is true and what can employers and workers do about it?It's imporatnt…Read more...
Late last year, Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) undertook a marketing campaign reminding contractors in the construction industry of the obligation to register for coverage with the WSIB, and the potential for penalties if they failed to do so. The same marketing campaign reminded people hiring contractors to…Read more...
Safety Leader of the Year
Nominations for the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year are now open! Nominate the champion of health and safety at your organization now.
Find out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.
Nominations close July 4, 2014.