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Worker’s Compensation – Province aims at Temp Agencies once again

A study conducted by Statistics Canada suggested that, in 2014, over 747,000 Ontarians were employees of a Temporary Help Agency (“Agency”). More recent statistics published by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (“WSIB”) appear to suggest a significant increase in…

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Effect June 1, 2018: Alberta’s Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans

The Alberta government aims to protect the health and safety of working Albertans by bringing into effect the Act to Protect the Health and Well-being of Working Albertans. Most of the changes featured in the Act will come into effect…

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Desk Stretches to Mitigate the Effects of Occupational Sitting

Recently, we published a summary of an article relating to a study out of The University of Western Ontario, written by Prof. Harry Prapavessis, which revealed some interesting information about the risks of “occupat­­ional sitting.” Read more about Prapavessis’s study…

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From a Woman’s Perspective: The Need for Innovation in Health and Safety

Historically, health and safety has been considered a male-dominated industry. However, great strides have been made in that area, and more women than ever before are entering the field. Women who work in traditionally male industries, such as construction, heavy…