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Safety Spotlight

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Gearing Up for Safety (PDF 6 MB)

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Worker's arm fractured by brake press
  • Driver broke ankle jumping from runaway truck
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Operator fatally injured jumping off excavator
  • Young worker died when load of logs crushed cab
  • More fatal incidents
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What's New

updated guidelines

Revised guideline effective December 19, 2014

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

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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.

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

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