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Safety & Health Magazine
Feb 23, 2024
Glenview, IL — A new resource from the American College of Chest Physicians is aimed at preventing shift work sleep disorder among employees who work nontraditional hours.
Feb 23, 2024
Washington — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says scammers are sending “very convincing” emails that look like an agency notification to schedule a safety audit.
Feb 22, 2024
Melbourne, Australia — An expected increase in 45-and-older women in the workforce could mean more on-the-job falls to the same level, a recent study out of Monash University suggests.
Feb 21, 2024
Washington — A bipartisan group of lawmakers is urging the Federal Aviation Administration to make the aviation industry safer by taking “decisive actions to reduce the stigma around mental health care.”
Feb 21, 2024
Bilbao, Spain — Napo is back, and this time he’s helping educate about robotics safety in the workplace.
Conversations about Workplace Safety
Feb 14, 2024
BC Construction Safety Alliance can lighten the load of managing a construction business and make safety simpler.  As a business grows, reviewing workplace health and safety obligations is one of the many tasks employers need to address. Thankfully, the B…
Jan 31, 2024
Learn more about the duty to cooperate and duty to maintain employment.  By Tanya Colledge, Guest contributor to Speaking of Safety When you’re injured at work, there are a lot of questions that come to mind. When will I recover? How will I pay my bills? …
Jan 10, 2024
New protections to help keep everyone safe from the danger of asbestos came into effect on January 1, 2024 in British Columbia.  By Marnie Douglas, Guest contributor to Speaking of Safety Starting January 1, 2024, all asbestos abatement contractors m…
Dec 13, 2023
The Lone Hunter video encourages construction workers to reach out if they are experiencing mental health challenges.  The narrator in The Lone Hunter speaks in the dramatic tones of a 1960s-style nature show. While the approach is whimsical, the sub…
Dec 6, 2023
An important date for employers and workers in the asbestos abatement industry in British Columbia is fast approaching.  By Marnie Douglas, Guest contributor to Speaking of Safety Exposure to asbestos can cause serious long-term health issues and eve…