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SAFE Work Manitoba's new mobile unit was launched Sept. 26, to help drive safety and health awareness at Manitoba workplaces.
September 29, 2014 • Category: Safety Stories
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WorkSafeBC has launched a campaign to reduce the number of workers who fall from heights on job sites.

Written by COS Staff
Friday, 19 September 2014 10:33
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The United Steelworkers (USW) calls an interim report from Ontario’s Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review “a good first step” but say more work in needed to improve health and safety in the industry.

Written by COS Staff
Wednesday, 17 September 2014 09:46
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Those working at Bell Canada will be provided with proper equipment and personnel trained to operate it whenever workers are performing their duties in confined spaces, a recent appeal court decision says.

Written by COS Staff
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 11:52
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    Noise has been recognized as an occupational hazard for many years. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, in heavy industrial and manufacturing environments, as well as in farms, permanent hearing loss is the main occupational health concern. Similarly, the United States Department of Labor states that…
    Written by Brian Wasyliw
    Wednesday, 24 September 2014 10:20
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    We often hear about all the things professionals should do to be successful. But what about the things they should not do? Below are the top 10 things health and safety professionals should not do in order to be successful. This list is by no means expansive but it is…
    Written by Leo Vroegindewey
    Sunday, 14 September 2014 19:11
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  • Canada's Safest Employers
    The 2014 Canada's Safest Employers award winners to be announced soon! Watch for the November issue where we reveal the 2014 winners, or join us in the celebration on Oct. 28!
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  • Safety Leader of the Year


    Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year. Nominations are now closed. The winner will be featured in the December/January issue of COS

    Find out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.





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