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Feb 16, 2024
Washington — Oil and gas extraction operators should include contract workers in site safety management plans, improve job and equipment hazards training, and reinforce safety practices, a recent study concludes.
Feb 16, 2024
Addison, TX — Nearly half of workers in a recent survey say they’d take a pay cut to work for an employer with a better safety culture.
Feb 16, 2024
Washington — OSHA is encouraging employers to take a break and raise awareness of fall hazards and the importance of fall protection during the National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction.
Feb 15, 2024
Arlington, VA — Spurred by recent incidents involving rotating conveyor rollers that resulted in permanent disabilities for three miners, the Mine Safety and Health Administration has issued a safety alert.
Feb 14, 2024
Washington — A coalition of attorneys general is re-petitioning OSHA to issue an emergency temporary standard aimed at protecting workers from heat exposure.
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…