Being safe and healthy at work was the theme of the day at Partners in Prevention 2019 conference and trade show at the International Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The show is billed as “the largest and longest-running health and safety conference and trade show in Canada,” and this year it put a special focus on ‘safety superheroes.’
Pinnacle Renewable Energy announced its operations at a wood pellet production facility in Entwistle, Alberta have been temporarily suspended. A fire occurred at the facility, causing damage.
Toronto – Norcat, a global leader in the development and provision of skilled labour training and development services, is excited to unveil multiple learning technologies that are poised to transform how the global mining industry trains and educates its workforce.
Fort McMurray, AB - The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld an injunction on random drug and alcohol testing of Suncor employees in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors will visit workplaces, from February 1, 2018 until March 31, 2018, to enforce compliance on personal protective equipment and high visibility clothing.
Hamilton, ON – To help employers better understand the value of workplace wellness programs, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the e-course, Business Case for Workplace Wellness.
Edson, AB – Canadians value clean air and a sustainable environment. Environment and Climate Change Canada's enforcement officers work tirelessly to protect our environment through the enforcement of our federal environmental laws.
Sudbury, Ont. – Glencore Canada Corporation, owner-operator of the Nickel Rim South Mine, pleaded guilty and has been fined $200,000 in the death of a worker who was run over by a vehicle.
Sudbury, Ont. – R.M. Belanger Limited pleaded guilty and was fined $125,000, and a supervisor pleaded guilty and was fined $5,000 after a worker was injured.
Timmins, ON - Following a trial, Orbit Garant Drilling Services Inc., a diamond drilling company operating in northeastern Ontario, was found guilty and fined $200,000 after a worker was killed by a falling tree while exiting a bulldozer.