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Testing and tackling radon exposures in Ontario workplaces

New research on radon in Ontario workplaces is calling for more testing to identify those most at risk of exposure to the known carcinogen.

Still save with essential WHSC training

Our recent low- to no-cost training offer has come to an end. All deeply discounted OHS training seats are sold out. But new discounts are in the works.

Lack of fall protection leads to conviction, ban from construction industry

A Belleville, Ontario roofing company owner has been stripped of his right to work or employ anyone in the construction industry following a guilty plea in fall protection case.

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Did you know that most MSDs begin in the workplace?

Inadequately planned workspaces and poorly designed tasks can significantly contribute to the development of debilitating and life-altering musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

Work stressors double risk of heart disease in men, study

Workplaces must avoid behaviour-based safety strategies if they wish to address work stressors responsible for excess risk of heart disease, according to Canadian researchers.

Crane safety laws respond to union and other stakeholder input

More rigorous testing of cranes along with enhanced inspections, record-keeping and reporting requirements must now be adhered to on Ontario construction projects.

Essential OHS training deeply discounted for a limited time!

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Unbeatable, deeply discounted OHS training for limited time!

Looking to stretch your year-end occupational health and safety (OHS) training dollars or plan for the New Year to come? Look no further.

Peterborough monument to recognize legacy of occupational disease

With your help, a new monument commemorating the lives and deaths of Peterborough-area workers killed because of occupational disease will soon become a reality.

Work hazards linked to preterm births in pregnant workers, research

Working shifts and long hours significantly increase the risk of preterm births for pregnant workers, according to newly published research.

Ensure propane safety and compliance with WHSC training

Hazards of working with propane are often unknown or underestimated. When left unaddressed, they can have deadly consequences. Training can help.

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