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WHSC releases Suspended Access Equipment Installer & Operator program

Changes to regulations governing Ontario construction projects include new requirements to ensure the safe design and use of suspended access equipment including mandatory training.

Regulated working at heights training works and needed: studies

Two recently released Ontario studies demonstrate why mandatory, standardized working at heights training is so critical to worker well-being.

WHSC 2019 Day of Mourning event listing now online. Plan to attend.

The annual toll of worker injury, illness and death should be incentive enough to ensure work is both safe and healthy. Apparently it’s not.

Remembering Lisa McCaskell: A worker health and safety champion

Perceptive, dedicated, respected. These are but a few of the words paid in tribute to worker health and safety advocate Lisa McCaskell upon her recent passing.

WHSC 2019 student scholarship competition NOW OPEN

Workers Health & Safety Centre (WHSC) invites high school students set to begin their post-secondary education this fall to enter our 19th annual student scholarship competition.

Recent corporate criminal negligence plea deal draws criticism

A Sudbury, Ontario company will pay a fine of $1,000, along with $200,000 to be paid over time to the family of a worker killed shortly after beginning a new assignment.

RSI Awareness Day February 28—making every day about prevention

Work shouldn’t hurt! But all too often it does. Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) remain the leading cause of work-related, lost-time injury for Ontario workers.

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