As part of the 2014 construction high-risk strategy, WorkSafeBC is conducting an enforcement initiative aimed at reducing occupational disease and death caused by exposure to asbestos in residential demolition work sites.
Written by Shereen Jegtvig Friday, 04 April 2014 10:50
(Reuters) — Extremely loud noise on the job, as well as hearing loss from noise exposure, may cause workers to miss danger warnings, a Canadian study suggests.
OSHA releases memo on classification of combustible dusts under revised Hazard Communication StandardWritten by COS staff Monday, 27 January 2014 10:58
The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a memo to provide guidance around new combustible dust classification.
Written by COS Staff Tuesday, 10 December 2013 16:21
The Newfoundland and Labrador government must take immediate action to ensure fair compensation for the health problems suffered by former asbestos miners and their families, a new advocacy group says.