Written by Linda Johnson Monday, 26 November 2012 12:03
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.
Poor indoor air quality poses serious health risks to workers – learn how to watch for telltale signs of bad air
Written by COS staff Wednesday, 31 October 2012 16:37
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.
Written by Mari-Len De Guzman Tuesday, 30 October 2012 10:34
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.