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Day of Mourning, April 28, 2015

Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. More information.

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Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week, May 3 to 9, 2015

Challenge yourself and your co-workers to promote safety in a way that no company or organization has ever done before. More information.

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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.