Posts Categorized As: Federal

Blog Post #1442 – Call for Pot-Use Ban


Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (Sept. 2016)

As the federal government moves forward with pot legalization, the national safety association for the upstream oil and gas sector is demanding the continued prohibition of marijuana use among employees in the industry, citing the drug as a workplace hazard.

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Blog Post #1440 – Improving Indoor Air Quality – Part 4


Article from the OH&S Canada magazine – (Fall – 2022)

Written by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

“Maintaining Mechanical Ventilation Systems”

Properly designed and functioning HVAC systems keep indoor air circulating. Make sure that your ventilating systems are properly rated and configured for the layout of the space, type of activity, and maximum occupancy.

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Blog Post #1439 – Workplace Injury Results in $75,000 Fine for Belleville Employer

Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

On December 30, 2020, three workers were operating a sausage mixer at JBS Foods’ Belleville plant. The workers were operating a mixer that makes sausages. As they were emptying the contents into two-wheeled bins at the outfeed to clean the mixer, one worker reached into the discharge hole, seriously injuring themselves. JBS Foods Ontario Inc. failed to ensure the machine had a guard or other device to prevent access to the pinch points as prescribed.

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