Posts Tagged As: CSSE

Blog Post #1443 – Workplace Injury Results in $110,000 Fine for Concord Employer


Excerpt from the government of Ontario’s ‘Newsroom’

A worker was attempting to do a quality check on a vertical wire drawing machine. The machine was located on an elevated platform accessible by a stairway with six steps. While climbing the stairs to perform the task, the worker lost their footing. When instinctively extending their arms to brace their fall, the worker’s gloved hand came in contact with the moving wire, injuring the worker. Indwisco Limited failed to ensure the machine had a guard or other device to prevent access to the pinch points as prescribed.

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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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