Health & Safety
E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?
Burden of occupational cancer in Canada: Major workplace carcinogens and prevention of exposure report was produced by The Occupational Cancer Research Centre.
Recognizing how the drug-resistant fungus spreads in healthcare facilities is essential for effective infection control.
Leading Legionella companies partner to eliminate Legionnaires’ outbreaks through strategic partnership.
Hand hygiene is a critical component of infection prevention in hospitals, but the unintended consequences include water splashing out of a sink to spread contaminants from dirty faucets.
National Safety Month is an excellent reminder to conduct an audit of existing infrastructure and determine where upgrades can be made.
Fast action and the right action are essential to protecting the eyes.
The province’s fuels-safety regulator is advising residents and property managers of important fuel-related safety tips as they work to recover from devasting flooding.
Studies have shown that patient transfers from long-term care settings to hospitals present a major risk for the spread of infection.
Health and safety leader receives Francophone honour – Ordre de la Pléiade.
The Ontario Government is planning to eliminating “hallway healthcare” by adding and upgrading long-term care beds throughout the province.
A Drug Identification Number (DIN) is an eight digit number assigned by Health Canada to a drug product prior to being marketed in Canada.
Barley Chironda, an infection control specialist at Clorox, breaks down why cleaning staff should ramp up surface disinfection during cold and flu season.
To achieve healthy indoor air quality, various measures can be applied, among which thorough and systematical air quality monitoring is the vital one.
Commercial property owners who host clothing donation bins could run afoul of their province's Occupiers Liability Act or Occupational Health and Safety Act should an incident occur.
Verbal abuse is the most common type of harassment reported by Canadian workers according to a new study titled Harassment in Canadian workplaces.
Cold and flu season can begin as early as October and last until February. How can you keep the flu out of your workplace, to keep facilities healthy and productive?