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Ministry of Labour Defines Who is a Supervisor

April 2, 2015 - Toronto, Ontario  Ministry of Labour (MOL) issues a guide to who is considered to be a "Supervisor” under the Province of Ontario’s Health & Safety Act. In February 2015, the MOL posted online the document "Who is a Supervisor under the Occupational Health and Safety Act?” This publication is designed to clarify the duties and responsibilities of a supervisor in order to assist workplaces (employers, supervisors, [...]
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Resource to Help Workers Understand WHMIS 2015 Pictograms [...]

March 24, 2015 – Hamilton, ON– Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) As Canada aligns the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), also known as WHMIS 2015 hazard symbols will be replaced by pictograms. To help people recognize and understand these new - pictograms, CCOHS has released a new poster. The new poster, [...]
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2015 OOHNA Conference - Niagara Falls, Ontario

This year the 44th OOHNA conference "Keeping Workers Well 2015” will be held at the Marriott Gateway on the Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario, June 4 -5 with the Welcome Reception on Wednesday, June 3rd from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Don’t miss the Welcome Reception’s presentation on "Social Media & Other Addictions”. To download the 2015 conference brochure and all other information on Keeping Workers Well 2015 including registration [...]
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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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Epilepsy@Work – A Toolkit designed for HR Professionals

Designed forHR professionals, this toolkit will provide training and information on how to upport co-workers, clients and customers with epilepsy in the workplace. Learn about: Understanding Epilepsy in the workplace, Seizure Safety and browse through Helpful Resources. A first-of-its-kind online toolkit is now available to provide training and resources to companies and organizations that have employees with epilepsy. Developed by Epilepsy [...]
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