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Proposed Occupational Health and Safety Accreditation [...]

The Ministry of Labour is consulting on a proposed Occupational Health and Safety Accreditation Standard that could form the basis of a voluntary accreditation program. The Ministry is seeking feedback on the health and safety elements contained in the draft standard, as well as on the design of a future accreditation scheme. For information on the proposal, as well as details on how to submit comments or feedback, please visit the Ministry’s [...]
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Influenza Vaccine 2016/17 (UIIP)

The annual prequalification package for the 2016/2017 Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP) is now available. Organizations interested in participating in Ontario's 2016/17 Universal Influenza Immunization Program (UIIP) are required to complete the annual application process in order to receive and administer publicly funded influenza vaccine. This year the application period will begin May 20, 2016 with a closing date of June [...]
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Ministry of Labour Consulting on Hazardous Substances

The Ministry of Labour is consulting on proposed changes affecting the control of hazardous substances under the Occupational Health and Safety Act .   See links below for more information on this proposal.http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/about/consultations/oels/index.php
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Alberta Occupational Health Nurses’ Association [...]

The Alberta Occupational Health Nurses’ Association (AOHNA) is announcing an exciting social media campaign called "Light the Lamp”. The campaign is intended to increase the public awareness and knowledge about the role and value of occupational health specialty nursing practice. The association encourages nurses to submit videos for judging and recognition of their contribution to occupational health that showcases the unique skills and abilities [...]
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National WHMIS Website Offers One-Stop-Shop for Canadians

HAMILTON, ON (February 11, 2015) — With the recent announcement of the changes to Canada'sWorkplace Hazardous Materials Information System(WHMIS 2015), a website has been released to help Canadians transition from the old WHMIS system to WHMIS 2015 which implements the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The website, WHMIS.org: Canada’s National WHMIS Portal, provides Canadians with a single point [...]
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