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Role change prompts Mahoney not to seek new term at WSIB
As the end of his term draws near, the chair of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board has informed the Ontario Ministry of Labour he will not be seeking reappointment for another term. A significant factor for his decision is the impending transfer of prevention functions from the WSIB to the Ministry of Labour. COS talks to Mahoney about his announcement...
Offshore safety agency not off the table yet: minister
Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver says Ottawa is still considering whether a separate offshore safety agency in Newfoundland and Labrador would be best for workers. Find out what he said...
CCOHS launches free course on farm safety
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a free online course aimed at helping agricultural and farm workers stay safe on the job. Details of this e-course...
Who's got your back
In most vehicle fleets, backing incidents account for more than 40 per cent of all reportable vehicle incidents, even though we drive in reverse for only a fraction of the distances that we go forward. Driver safety expert Spencer McDonald offers some useful tips on safely backing your vehicle. Find out what they are...
Canadian safety pro makes it to global list of outstanding women in safety
If there ever were household names in the Canadian health and safety profession, one of them would be 'Eldeen Pozniak.' Last year, that name made it to the American Society of Safety Engineers' 100 Women Making a Difference in Safety. Up close with Eldeen Pozniak...
Calendar of Events
Advanced Respiratory Seminar - March 14, 21, Organizer: 3M, Various locations: Montreal (Mar. 14); Regina, Sask. (Mar. 21)
Qualitative Fit Test Workshop - March 20, 22 and 27, Organizer - 3M, Various locations: Calgary (Mar. 20); Edmonton (Mar. 22); Regina, Sask.(Mar. 22); Moncton, NB (Mar. 22); Kitimat, BC (Mar. 20); Prince George, BC (Mar. 27)
Hearing Conservation Seminar - March 20, Organizer: 3M, Various location: Moncton, NB (Mar. 20); Regina, Sask. (Mar. 20)
Advanced Respiratory Seminar - March 21, Organizer: 3M, Moncton, NB
Management and Leadership Skills for Environmental Health and Safety Professionals - March 26 - 28, Boston, MA
Hearing Protection Tips and Tools Workshop - March 27, Organizer: 3M, Prince George, BC
30th Annual Health, Safety and Environment Conference and Tradeshow - March 28 - 30, Safety Services Nova Scotia, The Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax
Western Conference on Safety - April 23 and 24, Hyatt Regency Hotel, Vancouver, BC, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Partners in Prevention 2012 Conference and Tradeshow - May 1 - 2, International Centre, Mississauga, Ontario
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