Archives For: 2014


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Asbestos in the news

The health impact of asbestos mining in Canada is highlighted in two recent media stories.

IRSST Report: Carcinogenic Substances – Exposure Profile of Québec Workers

The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) has published a report that documents the exposure of Québec workers to carcinogenic substances or conditions. The report estimates which substances the greatest number of workers are exposed, the industries where exposure is likely to occur, and the levels of exposure. This type …

National Day of Mourning

On Monday, April 28, 2014, the National Day of Mourning commemorated workers who have been killed, injured, or fallen sick as a result of their work. The National Day of Mourning is an annual event, and was officially recognized by the federal government in 1991. It serves as a day to remember lives lost, and …

Radiation Safety Institute of Canada Radon Symposium

The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada is hosting a one-day Radon Symposium titled Ontario: Building a Comprehensive Provincial Policy on Radon. The event takes place on May 1, 2014 in Toronto. The goal of the event is to provide a plain language explanation of the health hazards of radon gas to exposed workers and the …

Golden Horseshoe Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Golden Horseshoe regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held November 20, 2014 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

Forum North Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Forum North Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show will take place November 4-5, 2014 in Thunder Bay, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

Southwestern Ontario Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Southwestern Ontario regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held on October 28, 2014 in Kitchener, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

Eastern Ontario Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Eastern Ontario regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held on October 21, 2014 in Ottawa. For more information, visit the conference website.

Northeastern Ontario Partners in Prevention 2014 Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Northeastern Ontario Regional Partners in Prevention 2014 conference will be held on October 2, 2014 in Sudbury, Ontario. For more information, visit the conference website.

2014 Partners in Prevention Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show

The Partners in Prevention 2014 National Conference will be held April 29-30, 2014 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The event features a variety of presentations on all aspects of health and safety, as well as a poster display of occupational health and safety research projects, initiatives, and tools by the Ontario Prevention System, …

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