Minister Raitt speaks at the
Canada's Safest Employers 2011
Watch the highlights from the gala dinner honouring Canada's Safest Employers for 2011. Plus – we talked to some of the employees of the winning companies. What's it like to work for one of Canada's safest employers?
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Labour minister Raitt commends Canada's Safest Employers winners
Canada's labour minister Lisa Raitt attended the gala dinner honouring the winners of the 2011 Canada's Safest Employers Award, underlining the importance of workplace safety. In addressing the attendees, Raitt shared her personal story of a workplace tragedy. Find out what Raitt said...
UN secretary general urges strong action to improve safety at nuke plants
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged strong international action Thursday to boost safety and security of nuclear power plants against accidents and terrorist attack. Updates on Japan's nuclear plant crisis...
The uncommon truth about common sense
In his recent column, COS contributor Alan Quilley argues there is no such thing as common sense, especially when it comes to safety. Why you can't ''just know'' something...
Photo Gallery: Snapshots from Canada's Safest Employers 2011 Winners' Gala Launch the slideshow...
5 myths about confined space
Health and safety professionals know all too well that confined spaces are dangerous workplaces. It's no secret that many work-related injuries and fatalities occur in confined spaces, sometimes because an employee didn't follow safe work procedures, and sometimes because an organization didn't have the proper procedures in place.
Confined space myth busters...
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Calendar of Events
A+A - Safety, Security and Health at Work - October 18 - 21, 2011, International Trade Fair with Congress Exhibition Ground Düsseldorf Düsseldorf, Germany
10th Annual Alberta Health & Safety Conference and Trade Fair - October 24 - 26, 2011, BMO Centre, Stampede Park, Calgary
Leading Performance Conference 2011 FIOSA - MIOSA Safety Alliance of B.C. - October 27, 2011, Terminal City Club, Vancouver, B.C.
National Safety Council Congress and Expo - October 30 - November 4, 2011, Philadelphia
Check out the Calendar of Events on the Canadian Occupational Safety website for more upcoming industry seminars, conferences, shows and training sessions.
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