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Safety Spotlight

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Gearing Up for Safety (PDF 6 MB)

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Leg crushed when struck by assembly struts
  • Finger partially amputated in infeed of planer
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Young worker died after receiving electric shock
  • Two workers drowned when vessel sank
  • More fatal incidents
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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

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

Archive

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Archive of What's New for Fishing