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The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) and the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) have signed the first-ever memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two organizations.
October 28, 2016 • Category: Safety Stories
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Fall protection ranks number 1 on the list of the top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for 2016, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the United States.
Friday, 21 October 2016 09:59
Workplace violence is a serious occupational health and safety issue, but employers are making some serious mistakes in this area, according to a keynote speaker at the National Safety Council’s annual conference in Anaheim, Calif. on Tuesday.
Thursday, 20 October 2016 10:13
VANCOUVER (CP) — All nine members of the Vancouver School Board have been fired following months of controversy over allegations of bullying in the workplace, the prospect of school closures and concern over the board's finances.
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 09:32
  • Columns
    In the first episode of Billions, just before Paul Giamatti’s Chuck Rhoades, New York District U.S. attorney, is about to engage in a pivotal confrontation related to the white collar crime his office is investigating, he sits down on a couch in his office — and he meditates. On the other…
    Written by Maria Gergin
    Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:32
    Management systems were all the rage in the 1990s and like many things since then, the meaning of “safety management system” has changed. These days we see the possibility of a new ISO 45001 standard for safety management systems, which has reignited the discussion. Management systems are simply a structured…
    Written by Dave Rebbitt
    Monday, 24 October 2016 09:01
    As a wellness professional, I have a strong need to provide practical, useable information. One method that has stood the test of time is to build the platform of awareness no matter what the health topic is. Awareness is the first step toward behaviour change but it is often undervalued…
    Written by Marion Reeves
    Friday, 14 October 2016 09:33
  • Canada's Safest Employers
    Congratulations to the 2016 Canada's Safest Employers The winners of the 6th annual awards program were recognized at a gala event Oct. 24 in Toronto.
  • 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.

    CTA and CCOHS partnering to enhance trucking health and safety @CanTruck @CCOHS
    Coal ash not culprit for cancer causing contaminant: Study
    Saskatchewan changes law to help workers with psychological injuries, PTSD
    Do you know how to keep your workers' lungs safe from manganese and hexavalent chromium? Find out here:
    Announcing the 2016 Canada's Safest Employers. Congratulations to all the winners! #CSE2016