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Safety Spotlight

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What's wrong with this photo? Outside the home.
We staged three photos outside a home visit. See how many hazards you can spot in each photo.

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Bones fractured when faller struck by logs
  • Worker burned when sprayed by 70 degree Celsius water
  • More recent incidents

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What's New

Revised guidelines

Revised guideline effective April 27, 2016

Revised guideline to the Workers Compensation Act effective April 27, 2016

Revised guideline

New guideline effective March 18, 2016

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

conference

Health Care Professional Conference - September 25

Join us at our conference geared toward clinical rehabilitation providers for a full day of premier presentations by field experts.

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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).

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Discussion Guide

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