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Many Workers, Including Supervisors, Struggle With Written Safety Information

Researchers in New Zealand say many workers are put at risk because they do not fully understand their employers’ safety and health information, documentation and other pap


Nickel Can Be a Pain

You probably think of nickel as a coin that doesn't buy much or as a metal used to make jewelry more cheaply. To the estimated 10 per cent of the population allergic to th

Workers’ Comp Nixes Medical Cannabis for Worker on Prescription Opioids

The Workers’ Comp Appeals Tribunal upheld the denial of payment for medical cannabis to treat pain from a work-related finger amputation citing the following reasons:


Discussing Employee’s Job Status ≠ Bullying & Harassment

An employee claimed she suffered work-related mental stress as a result of threatening and bullying comments made by management during a pair of meetings discussing a non-dis


Dangerous Digs

If you work in construction, or even if there is construction going on in your workplace, you need to be aware of the dangers associated with excavations. An excavation 


Accident Investigation 101: What to Do and What Not to Do

Today has been one of those days. A problem with a major piece of equipment resulted in a one-hour production delay, which squeezed an already tight deadline and 10 minutes l

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