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Shelley Brian Brown, LL.B., LL.M, Employment & Human Rights Lawyer
Shelley Brown specializes in workplace and employment law and human rights issues. He was Director of Human Resources and Ethics Officer for an international insurance company and offers a unique vantage point and extensive unders...
Canada Safety Council
The Canada Safety Council is a national, non-government, charitable organization dedicated to safety. The Council serves as a credible, reliable resource for safety information, education and awareness in all aspects of Canadian l...
Hospital Employees' Union
HEU, the B.C. Health Services Division of CUPE and B.C.'s largest health care union, represents 46,000 health workers in acute care, long-term care and community services. HEU is active on health policy issues; women's rights; pay...
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (CLC)
The IAM is a trade union representing some 40,000 Canadian workers in air transport and a wide range of manufacturing including aircraft, autoparts, aerospace, autobuses, electronics, light and heavy machinery, tools and appliance...
Ontario Nurses' Association
The Ontario Nurses' Association (ONA) is the union representing 60,000 registered nurses and allied health professionals and more than 14,000 nursing student affiliates providing care in hospitals, long-term care facilities, publi...
Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Saskatchewan Polytechnic serves 27,000 distinct students through applied learning opportunities at campuses in Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Regina and Saskatoon, and through extensive distance education opportunities. Programs serve ...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

Sources Select Resources

BP oil spill: Concerns for long-term health of workers 4 years later
Article
2014
CBC
33,000 involved in study examining oil spill related health effects.
A Brief History of the Medical Reform Group
Guyatt, Gord
Article
1995
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Covers the year 1979 - 1994.
Connexions Library: Health Focus
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on health.
Connexions Library: Work Focus Page
Website
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on work.
More chance of dying from work than going to war
Article
2014
RT
Going to war may seem one of the most hazardous ordeals on the planet, but perhaps not. The International Labor Organization (ILO) says there is more chance of dying from work than fighting for your c...
Occupational hygiene
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Article
Occupational hygiene is generally defined as the art and science dedicated to the Anticipation, Recognition, Evaluation, Communication and Control of environmental stressors in, or arising from, the w...
Why truck driving is one of the deadliest jobs in America
Veronese, Keith
Article
2012
io9
What incredibly important profession combines horrible hours, bad pay, and a poor lifestyle? Truck driving. This is a job that destroys so many lives that it could soon become unsustainable.

Sources Bookshelf

Social Determinants of Health
Canadian Perspectives
Raphael, Dennis (ed.)
Book
2004
The social determinants of health are summarized and analyzed by over 30 medical and social academics.

Media

Canadian Occupational Safety
Informing and educating Canadian safety professionals about safety topics in the workplace.
OHS Canada
For occupational health and safety managers and related professionals in business, industry, and government.
Our Times
Canada's independent labour magazine. A pro-union labour magazine dedicated to publishing stories about workers' rights and social justice.
Worksite News
North America's occupational safety, health and environment publication.

Government Ministries & Agencies

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCOHS promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety.
Health Canada
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Human Resources and Skills Development
Human Resources Development Canada's mission is to enable Canadians to participate fully in the workplace and the community. The department provides an integrated approach to Canada's national investm...


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