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Plan Before You Drive Clients: Reduce the Risk of Workplace Violence

This video is available for free download.

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Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Young worker's finger amputated by saw blade
  • Worker's head injured when struck by exploding drum
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Fatalities

  • Worker died when struck and pinned by pipe
  • Worker died when head caught between tailgate and floor
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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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Discussion Guide

Take Care of Yourself and Others: Safety videos for care workers (PDF 1.8 MB)

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

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