Hygiene Stories

Further study needs to be done to understand the reason why workers from western Canada have a higher risk of work-related injury than their counterparts in the east, according to one scientist from the Institute of Work and Health (IWH).
Combustible dusts are serious hazards that can potentially cause a massive explosion if not controlled properly. Here are some things employers and workers should know about combustible dusts, how to control them and prevent dust explosions.
Government occupational health and safety systems no longer meet the challenges of today’s workplaces, and policy-makers across Canada and the United States need to adopt a new approach, an OHS expert told a gathering at the Institute for Work and Health (IWH) in Toronto last week.

How to test for indoor air hazards

Written by Stefan Dubowski Thursday, 15 November 2012 09:15
Poor indoor air quality poses serious health risks to workers – learn how to watch for telltale signs of bad air
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