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Friday May 23, 2014
Written by Staff
May 20, 2014  - Johnson Controls Automotive Canada LP, a manufacturer of foam seats for the automotive industry, has been fined $155,000 after a worker was killed when a hook holding open a metal lid broke.
Wednesday May 14, 2014
Written by Staff
OSHA is promoting a national Safety Stand-Down during the week of June 2-6, 2014 in an effort to raise awareness among employers and workers about the hazards of falls. The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) fully supports the program and strongly encourages all of its member companies to participate in this awareness event.
Monday May 05, 2014
Written by Staff
May 5, 2014 – Workplaces across North America will be planning their activities and programs for North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH), May 4-10. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides resources and tools Canadian workplaces can use to create their own safety week program.
Friday April 25, 2014
Written by Rehana Begg
CSA Group, a leading global organization in standards development and testing and certification services, is an industry leader in Europe with its unique service that provides on-site and one-time verification of up to 500 units of equipment. The service was developed specifically to address the needs of companies who want to market electrical equipment to the North American market and either have single or low-quantity volumes of products, prototypes or have developed specialized made-to-order products for which no specific certification requirements exist. The service is called either “US Field Evaluation” for US market entry and “Special Inspection” Program for Canada.
Thursday April 03, 2014
Written by Staff
The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has developed an e-course to help Ontario supervisors learn about Ontario’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and how it affects their role as a supervisor.
Thursday April 03, 2014
Written by Staff
Partners in Prevention 2014, Canada's largest health and safety Conference and Trade Show taking place April 29 – 30, 2014 at The International Centre, will explore the building blocks needed to achieve positive change. On the heels of Ontario's new health and safety strategy which was released at the end of 2013, investing in employee safety not only brings big returns to a company's bottom line, but also helps to foster safety cultures across the province.
Friday February 14, 2014
Written by Staff
February 14,  2014 - The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has certified the 100th lift inspector through the ALI Lift Inspector Certification Program, making it easier than ever for lift owners to find qualified individuals to perform mandated annual lift inspections.
Thursday February 13, 2014
Written by Staff
February 13, 2014 — The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration's proposal to postpone the compliance date for crane operator certification by three years was made official on Feb. 7, 2014, when it was published in the Federal Register. The industry has until March 12, 2014 to comment on the rulemaking. Until a decision is reached, the current compliance date remains in effect for Nov. 10, 2014.
Thursday February 06, 2014
Written by Staff
February 6, 2014 – Each year, the last day of February is reserved for International Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day, a day dedicated to RSI education and prevention. February 28, 2014 will mark the 15th Annual RSI Awareness Day.
Friday January 31, 2014
Written by Staff
January 31, 2014 – A new employee safety orientation program has been released by CLMI and is now available through Electrolab Training Systems.

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