February 10, 2014 – Each year, the last day of February is reserved for International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day, a day dedicated to RSI education and prevention. February 28, 2014 will mark the 15th Annual RSI Awareness Day.
January 21 21, 2014 - The Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) is deploying a team of investigators to Sydney, Nova Scotia, to investigate a fire that occurred on board the tanker vessel Algonova. The TSB will gather information and assess the occurrence.
January 19, 2014 - It is with deepest regrets that Suncor Energy reports there has been an employee fatality at its Oil Sands site on Sunday January 19, 2014.
December 19, 2013 – Ontario will undergo a comprehensive mining safety review that’s aimed at improving the health and well-being of the sector’s 27,000 workers, according to the Ministry of Labour.
December 13, 2013 - Unifor Atlantic Director Lana Payne spoke on December 9 before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources hearings into Bill C-5, which proposes a new safety regime for the offshore oil and gas industry.
November 28, 2013 - Ontario is introducing new training to help protect workers and keep them safe on the job. One way to complete the new health and safety awareness training will be for workers and supervisors to take part in a one-hour tutorial either individually or in groups using free, online e-learning tools or hard copy workbooks.
November 14, 2013 – 4 Things to Consider When Selecting an Ergonomics Risk Assessment Tool, is the title of a new, free e-book released by Humantech, experts in workplace improvement. Using the wrong tools, or not using any, to identify ergonomic risk in the workplace, costs companies billions of dollars each year.
November 6, 2013 - Hallmark Tubulars Ltd. is gaining a reputation for its commitment to occupational safety. For the second consecutive year, the Calgary-based distributor of oil country tubular goods (OCTG) is the gold recipient of Canada's Safest Employers Award in the Mining and Natural Resources category.
October 22, 2013 - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, wants to enhance safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by directing that a protective direction be issued requiring any person who imports or transports crude oil to conduct classification tests on crude oil.