Workplace safety Only one in five Canadians reports receiving safety training in their first year of a new job, according to a study from the Institute for Work and Health (IWH).
Workplace safety In 1991, the Supreme Court of Canada made clear the importance of regulating the safety of workplaces.
Prevention In recent years, experts within the mining, forestry and construction industries have been working hard to improve safety and reduce incidents and injuries, the results have been very positive.
Workplace safety As unfortunate as it is, research now indicates that Ontario’s newcomers are more likely to be employed in higher risk jobs than their Canadian-born counterparts
Prevention If you've ever slipped on an oily patch of floor or tripped over a loose piece of carpeting you know how easy it can be to take a fall. And if you did fall, you would join the more than 42,000 people who get injured each year in work-related falls.
Prevention Choosing the right safety equipment makes employees more productive, sure, but it also has psychological benefits. When workers feel confident about their safety, they feel valued.
Workplace safety When Toronto was ravaged last December by a paralyzing ice-storm, the community came together.