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BRETON, Alta. (CP) — There is growing pushback in rural Alberta against the NDP government's plan to include farm and ranch workers in safety and workplace legislation.
November 27, 2015 • Category: Legal Stories
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New Brunswick's workers' compensation agency, WorkSafeNB, has issued apologies to more than 3,000 workers for a breach of their personal information in 2014.
Friday, 20 November 2015 08:33
EDMONTON (CP) — Alberta is redrawing the rules on work and safety for 60,000 workers on farms and ranches across the province.
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 08:55
Implementing workplace-based resistance training can help prevent musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) of the upper extremity, according to a review by the Institute for Work and Health (IWH). 
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 09:31
  • Columns
    On Nov. 12, 2005, nurse Lori Dupont was murdered by a physician with whom she worked at a Windsor hospital. The murder did not occur out of the blue. It was the culmination of a series of escalating incidents of harassment, which were no secret to hospital management. But management…
    Written by Thomas Gorsky
    Friday, 27 November 2015 09:15
    November is Radon Action Month across Canada, to raise awareness about this potentially dangerous substance that can cause lung cancer. Radon is a naturally occurring invisible radioactive gas that comes from the breakdown of uranium in rocks and soil. Radon gas is present everywhere in rocks, soil and air but…
    Written by Connie Choy
    Monday, 23 November 2015 10:32
    It has been more almost six years since Christmas Eve 2009, when five men fell from a swing stage at the 13th storey of a Toronto apartment building. Four of the men were killed and the lone survivor was very seriously injured. Litigation arising from the accident, which occurred on…
    Written by Jeremy Warning
    Wednesday, 18 November 2015 09:17
  • Canada's Safest Employers
    Congratulations to the 2015 Canada's Safest Employers The winners of the 5th annual awards program were recognized at a gala event Oct. 28 in Toronto.
  • Safety Leader of the Year

    Congratulations to Roxanne McKendry, employee health and safety manager at Carewest, who is the winner of the 2015 Safety Leader of the Year award! She will be profiled in the Dec/Jan issue of COS.

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

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