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WHSC supports International RSI Day with specially-priced ergonomics training

WHSC supports International RSI Day with specially-priced ergonomics training

Register today to ensure your access to deeply-discounted training designed to help guide workplaces towards musculoskeletal pain and disorder prevention.
Amended Ontario Construction Regulations require safer suspended work platforms

Amended Ontario Construction Regulations require safer suspended work platforms

Recent changes to regulations governing Ontario construction projects include comprehensive new requirements to ensure the safe design and use of suspended access equipment.
Increased OHS vulnerability linked to higher rates of self-reported injury

Increased OHS vulnerability linked to higher rates of self-reported injury

Institute for Work & Health (IWH) recently released a study examining the relationship between occupational health and safety (OHS) vulnerability and work-related injury and illness.
Risk assessments among most recent changes to Ontario Mining Regulations

Risk assessments among most recent changes to Ontario Mining Regulations

Mining sector employers have new duties to provide greater protection against specific mining hazards and an obligation to complete workplace risk assessments.
Canadian government announces asbestos ban

Canadian government announces asbestos ban

The federal government has announced a plan to ban asbestos to be fully in effect by 2018 when regulations will be in place.
Campaign seeks to end abuse of call centre workers

Campaign seeks to end abuse of call centre workers

Call centre workers across Canada are exposed every day to threats of violence along with racist, sexist and other dehumanizing verbal abuse.
ILO report examines workplace violence prevention through a gender lens

ILO report examines workplace violence prevention through a gender lens

A new report offers insight into research and regulatory approaches to addressing work-related violence and highlights the need for more gender-sensitive solutions.
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