Health & Safety
More stringent fines and an extended period for prosecutions are slated to come into force 30 days after the Ontario legislature adopts the Budget Measures Act.
Workplace health and safety practitioners advise that measures to safeguard building services personnel from heat stress should be fairly straightforward.
Recently released guidelines from Ontario's Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee address the cleaning and disinfecting challenges that housekeeping staff continue to face in healthcare facilities.
The new collaborative office seems to be the answer to improved productivity and innovation; however, it introduces new issues of office cleanliness.
As of 2015, anyone renovating or constructing a public space must meet new building code requirements. Here's how one company achieved AODA compliance.
'Text neck' describes the excessive strain on the head, neck and shoulders caused by looking down at handheld devices. Protect employees with these tips.
The Smoke-Free Ontario Act and Toronto's smoking bylaws recently changed. A tobacco enforcement inspector shares what property owners and managers need to know.
The Quebec government has moved quickly to mandate sprinklers in seniors' homes following recommendations from Coroner Cyrille Delâge.
Quebec is one of the last Canadian jurisdictions to specifically mandate asbestos monitoring and ...
The Business and Institutional Furniture Manufacturers Association recently revised its 2002 ergonomics guideline.
The most recent edition of ASHRAE standard 62.1 specifies 17 cubic feet per minute of fresh air per occupant as the minimum acceptable ventilation level ...
The Health Product Declaration (HPD) open standard was developed to provide support for evaluating products ...
Any water source in a building that can be aerosolized may be a Legionella risk, particularly where the water is dirty, remains still or is not exposed to a ...
A collective effort is underway to develop a Health Product Declaration, which is aimed at creating a consistent format for reporting product content ...
Retraining in WHMIS will likely be required upon the introduction of the globally harmonized system for classifying and labelling chemicals.
Manitoba is the first Canadian province to mandate automated external defibrillators (AEDs) in specific facilities.