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Safety Spotlight

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Gearing Up for Safety (PDF 6 MB)

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Bones fractured when faller struck by logs
  • Worker burned when sprayed by 70 degree Celsius water
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What's New

Revised guideline

New guideline effective April 21, 2016

Revised guideline

New guideline effective March 18, 2016

Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective March 18, 2016

Day of Mourning

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

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Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week May 1-7

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

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WHMIS 2015

The changes to WHMIS result in new standardized hazard classification criteria, a few new label requirements, and material safety data sheets (MSDS) will be replaced by safety data sheets (SDS).