October marks the start of National Fire Prevention Month in Canada, a campaign that serves as a reminder to revisit fire safety and prevention practices.
For building owners and property managers who don’t do their due diligence, the implications can be catastrophic.
The worldwide cleaning industry association issues action alert on tariffs.
The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks' proposal is posted for public consultation until May 31, 2019.
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.
WCB and UFred have signed a partnership agreement to increase access to training and resources for Saskatchewan employers to create psychologically healthy workplaces.
Ontario’s new guideline for preventing musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) such as carpel tunnel syndrome was unveiled this month.
Business, professional and public interest groups are devising and deploying strategies to promote common sense and minimize risk, discord and environmental fallout.
The Electrical Safety Authority's (ESA) successful appeal to recover fines from the owner of Pro-Teck Electric reinforces the importance of licensing and permit requirements for electrical work.
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.
Hospitals have a potent, new tool in their mission to improve patient health and safety. It also happens to be the one of the oldest metals known to man - copper.
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Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
Accessibility advocates see the built environment as a laggard when it comes to fire safety, especially for people with disabilities.