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Recent Incidents

  • Two workers burned by ignited gas
  • Millwright's arm fractured when pulled into conveyor
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Fatalities

  • Faller dies when pinned to the ground
  • Truck driver dies when load falls on him
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What's New

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New WorkSafe Bulletin

The dangers of fatigue in the workplace WS 2014-14

updated guidelines

Updated Workers Compensation Act policy and guidline effective December 1, 2014

new video

Return to Work: The Rick Krahn Story

Life changed in the blink of an eye for dairy farmer Rick Krahn when he was seriously injured at work. In this video, Rick, his father, his physiotherapist and his case manager share his inspiring story of recovery and return to work on the family farm.

Confined spaces in agriculture - resources

Confined Spaces in Agriculture

Resources to help agricultural workers and employers recognize confined spaces, identify potential hazards, and stay safe when working in or near these spaces.

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Free e-learning courses from CCOHS regarding possible changes to WHMIS after GHS

Partners Program

Certificate of Recognition (COR) - Partners Program

Find out how employers can earn valuable rewards and rebates by practicing good safety management.

Archive

Archive

Archive of What's New for Agriculture