health hazards


Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Reducing damaging noise in the workplace

Work-related noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is much more common than people think. According to WSIB thousands of Ontarians report having NIHL each year.

REMI Network

Potentially hazardous mould found aboard Canadian warship

Higher-than-normal levels of mould spores were found aboard a Canadian warship, recently released Defence Department documents have revealed.

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Study finds ideal sit-to-stand ratio for employees

A new laboratory-controlled study, funded by office furniture designer and manufacturer Teknion Corporation (Teknion), has found that employees who change positions throughout the workday are less likely to develop lower-back pain, cardiovascular disease and cancer than their co-workers. Teknion came to these conclusions based on research of sit-stand workstations and their health benefits.