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Ontario will target hazards that could lead to the collapse of excavated rock in underground and surface mines during a province-wide blitz this fall.
October 21, 2014 • Category: Legal Stories
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NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.
Written by Associated Press
Thursday, 16 October 2014 09:36
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Ontario has released the findings from a roundtable that provides insights into ways to prevent traumatic mental stress, reduce the stigma associated with mental health disorders and help people who have suffered mental injuries in the workplace.
Written by COS staff
Wednesday, 15 October 2014 09:51
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The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC) has released two new documents to enhance emergency preparedness and accident management at nuclear facilities and uranium mines across the country.
Written by COS staff
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 13:24
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  • Columns
    Professionals encouraged to proactively identify situations that could lead to bribery  The corruption of government officials is as old as health, safety and environmental (HSE) laws themselves. HSE government inspectors, officials and regulators may affect the starting, operation and disruption of business more than any other governmental authority. They may…
    Written by Norm Keith
    Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:22
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    Effective fleet management must include a driver training program The number 1 cause of death for people aged four to 34 is an incident involving an automobile. Transport Canada statistics establish, on average, 3,000 people die per year in automobile incidents either as a driver, passenger, pedestrian or cyclist. Both…
    Written by Grant Aune
    Friday, 10 October 2014 12:48
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    7-step process includes identifying, integrating risksPart of the challenge of working in the safety world is the constant change. As one of the newest professions, safety practitioners need to be adaptable to change. One of the changes currently impacting the safety world is the move away from simple hazard assessment…
    Written by Glyn Jones
    Thursday, 02 October 2014 15:51
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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!
    Written by Amanda Silliker
    Friday, 04 July 2014 10:12
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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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