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Compressed Gas Safety

Who among us hasn't heard stories about cylinders of compressed gas shooting across the works yard like rockets, devastating everything in their paths? Those stories

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By the Numbers: First Aid

First aid is providing help and medical assistance to someone who is injured or sick. Why is first aid so important? Take a minute to look at these numbers and you see how fr


Police Officers Need Stronger Respiratory Protection than the City Provided

A long-running and complex dispute between the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and police union boiled down to a single issue: Did issuing N95 disposable respirators appropriat


High Court Upholds Third Party’s Right to Sue Airline for Obesity Discrimination

doctor filed a complaint with the Canada Transportation Agency claiming that Delta Air Lines’ practice of relocating obese passengers to portions of the aircraft where thei


Sleep Apnea: What Supervisors Should Know

Workers put themselves and others at risk every time they work under the influence of too little sleep. Researchers say a significant number of motor vehicle accidents and a


Death and Serious Injury Caused by Sparks from Drilling

A 23-year-old male maintenance employee and an associate were installing steel panels between gun powder hoppers. The gun powder was ignited resulting in an explosion. The ex

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