Hygiene Stories

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
CSA Group has announced Canada's first adopted International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard on nanotechnologies. CSA Z12885, Nanotechnologies — Exposure control program for engineered nanomaterials in occupational settings provides guidance for the safe use of nanomaterials in the workplace.
This fall the Ontario Ministry of Labour will focus on hazards at underground mines in Northern and southern Ontario checking on hazards involving systems used to transfer ore (rock containing metal or minerals) inside underground mines.
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