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The Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has updated its policy related to occupational hearing loss.
December 17, 2014 • Category: Safety Stories
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A company has been fined $400,000 for the 2011 death of a worker and injury of another, as well as $20,000 for a subsequent safety violation.
Written by COS Staff
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 11:32
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REGINA (CP) — Kimberly Janvier says the sounds from a construction site are all it takes to trigger intense memories of that day.
Written by Clare Clancy
Monday, 08 December 2014 10:32
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The Ontario Labour Relations Board (OLRB) has issued an interim order to heighten security for staff at the Brockville Hospital Mental Health Centre. Trained security guards will escort nurses when they provide care to and interact with a violent patient.
Written by COS staff
Monday, 01 December 2014 10:26
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  • Columns
    The craziness of the holiday season is officially underway. Personally and professionally, this is a time of reflection to look at the past year and plan for change. Many people do this with New Year's resolutions. January has always been the month of reflection and change. It was named after…
    Written by Eldeen Pozniak
    Tuesday, 16 December 2014 09:50
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    Over the past 100 years, a focus has been put on preventing physical accidents at work. As we move forward to 2015, we need to make sure these prevention efforts include psychological safety.HistoryIn 1917 the Industrial Accident Prevention Association was created, led by the Canadian Manufacturers Association. Leading up to…
    Written by Maureen Shaw
    Thursday, 11 December 2014 10:19
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    Safety professionals everywhere often wonder what education or training they need to further their career. The answer: data-driven decision-making (DDDM). It is the systematic collection and analysis of various types of data — including input, process, outcome and satisfaction data — to support the decision-making process. It is making decisions…
    Written by Glyn Jones
    Friday, 05 December 2014 10:53
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  • Canada's Safest Employers
    The results are in! Meet the winners of Canada's Safest Employers Award 2014 The winners of the fourth annual awards are an excellent example for other employers to follow.
    Written by Amanda Silliker
    Wednesday, 29 October 2014 06:46
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  • Safety Leader of the Year

    Congratulations to Dave Hagen, vice-president of EHS at Chemco Electrical Contractors, the winner of the 2014 Safety Leader of the Year Award! Learn more about him
    hereFind out more about the COS Safety Leader of the Year program and past winners.





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