Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

musculoskeletal disorders

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New e-course targets musculoskeletal disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders often result from common physical and psychosocial demands in the workplace.
infectious disease

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New tools to handle infectious disease outbreaks

The Flu and Infectious Disease Outbreaks site provides information, tips and resources to help keep workplaces operational and people healthy.
hotel housekeepers

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Precarious work takes toll on hotel housekeepers

A hotel housekeeper in Canada is estimated to assume 8,000 different body postures every shift. Repetitive motion injuries are common.
asbestos in the workplace

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E-course helps manage asbestos in the workplace

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety launched an e-course to help recognize, assess and manage asbestos-related risks in the workplace.
worker safety

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Case clears air for more worker safety training

A recent court decision to fine a property maintenance company for not protecting employees reveals health and worker safety training is still lacking.
heat-related illness

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How to protect workers from heat-related illness

With summer in full swing, employers must be wary of protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.