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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.
April 17, 2014 • Category: HR Stories
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Christopher Schwaemmie, a Toronto hoist worker, was fined $1,500 for a violation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Written by COS staff
Wednesday, 09 April 2014 11:42
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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.
Written by Jonathan Allen
Tuesday, 08 April 2014 15:14
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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.
Written by Ros Krasny
Monday, 07 April 2014 16:03
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  • Columns
    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…
    Written by Maureen Shaw
    Thursday, 17 April 2014 16:28
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    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…
    Written by Jane Sleeth
    Wednesday, 09 April 2014 10:10
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    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…
    Written by David Marchione
    Friday, 04 April 2014 11:59
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  • Canada's Safest Employers
    Canada's Safest Employers award 2014 launched Do you work for one of Canada’s safest employers? Nominations are now open for Canada’s Safest Employers award 2014!

    Nominations close June 2, 2014
    Written by Amanda Silliker
    Thursday, 30 January 2014 14:45
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  • 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.




    Remembering Jim Flaherty: COS columnist Maureen Shaw shares her memories of Flaherty as Ontario’s MOL http://t.co/jjY7JOXOO0 #JimFlaherty
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    No charges laid in Lakeland mill explosion http://t.co/5IIXiLScaU
    We're at the Western Conference on Safety! Stop by the Thomson Reuters booth to get your free copy of Canadian Occupational Safety magazine.
    Astronaut Mike Mullane opens Western Conference on Safety http://t.co/IDDPzMUCxM