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Gearing Up for Safety (PDF 6 MB)

Incident Awareness

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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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Personal Optional Protection increasing in 2015

The minimum monthly coverage for Personal Optional Protection, an optional insurance plan for proprietors and partners of a business, is increasing from $1,500 to $1,800 on January 1, 2015.

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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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New WorkSafe Bulletin

The dangers of fatigue in the workplace WS 2014-14

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

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