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Alberta targets young workers in heightened inspections
The Alberta labour ministry is beefing up its workplace safety inspections with the end-goal of increasing awareness on workplace safety among young workers. Labour representatives, however, are skeptical saying such initiative just isn't enough. Find out why
Fine against drug firm a 'slap on the hand,' victim's family says
The family of Roland Daigle, the Nova Scotia worker who died from chemical inhalation, is questioning the plea bargain agreement and the resulting penalty imposed by the Crown on the pharamceutical firm that employed Daigle, saying the fine should have been higher. Details of the case
Manitoba to set workplace violence rules for health-care workers
Health-care workers can look forward to better protection against violence on the job as the government of Manitoba announces a new initiative to require health-care facilities to develop workplace violence prevention policies. More on this
Alberta worker killed from hydrogen sulfide leak
A worker at an Alberta oil well site was killed after hydrogen sulfide leaked from a gas line he was working on. Others were also injured
Dangers of dust
Combustible dust has the potential to cost significant damage to life, limb and livelihood, yet information about these hazards is scarce — and the lack of knowledge is putting many workers at risk. What you need to know
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Tools of the Trade
Basic Workplace Investigation Techniques - Rubin Thomlinson LLP - May 11-12, 2011, Toronto, ON
Report Writing Workshop - Rubin Thomlinson LLP - May 13, 2011, Toronto, ON
Partners in Prevention 2011 - May 17 - 18, 2011, International Centre, Mississauga, Ont.
STOP Overview Workshop - Dupont Sustainable Solutions - May 17, 2011, Calgary, AB
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