December 2017/January 2018
  • Safety Leader of the Year

    Congratulations to Doug Matthew, the winner of the 2017 COS Safety Leader of the Year award. Learn all about Matthew’s accomplishments as director of health, safety, wellness and environment at Alectra Utilities.
  • Eye Protection

    Are you aware of the dangers of blue light? We look at what exactly are the sources of blue light, how it can cause problems for workers and why safety professionals need to take this into consideration when choosing eye protection.
  • Public Sector

    Waste collection workers are three times more likely to be injured on the job than the average worker, according to research by WorkSafeNB. They face a plethora of hazards including blood-borne pathogens, overly-heavy bags, other drivers on the road and hazardous waste.
  • Performing Arts

    The recent death of a stuntman on the set of Deadpool 2 in Vancouver raises questions about OHS in the entertainment industry. Artistic productions — such as films, plays, live concerts or a dance performance — need to balance keeping artists safe while still staying true to the artistic vision.