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Sources Experts & Spokespersons

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...
Drake International
Drake's operating philosophy is based on the principle that organizations achieve the highest level of performance when they are staffed with the right people, working with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours, using the bes...
International Labor Rights Forum
An organization dedicated to achieving just and humane working conditions for workers worldwide. It is committed to overcoming child labour, forced labour and other abusive practices. It promotes the enforcement of labour rights t...

News Releases

Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence
2012-11-25
Clean Clothes Campaign
Clean Clothes Campaign, along with trade unions & labour rights organisation, is calling for immediate action from international brands following the fire in Dhaka Bangladesh which killed over 100 wor...
"Business Leaders Shaping the Future of Health and Safety in BC" Conference
2011-10-24
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
CEOs and senior executives will discuss and agree upon BC’s first Health and Safety Charter pledging their commitment to improving health and safety in their own companies and lead by example.
Healthier Workplace Leads to Healthy Returns
2010-11-03
Colette Robicheau -- Organizing Consultant and Coach
You know that the key to a long and happy life is good health, but it also makes good business sense. Consider this: Physically fit employees not only take fewer sick days, they also are more product...
Independent Review of Exposure of Workers to Alpha Radiation at Bruce Power Reactor Released
2011-10-26
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
The independent review by the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada of exposure of workers to alpha radiation at Bruce A Restart, Reactor Unit 1 has been completed and released. http://www.brucepower.c...
Independent Review Of The Exposure Of Workers To Alpha Radiation At Bruce A Restart, Reactor Unit 1 Bruce Power, ON
2011-11-02
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada has released its final, independent review of the exposure of workers to alpha radiation at Bruce A Restart Reactor Unit 1 at Bruce Power in Ontario, Canada.
Radiation in The Workplace Podcast
2011-11-15
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
Radiation in The Workplace Podcast - a joint venture of The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) and the Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
Sources welcomes ARETE safety and protection inc.
2009-05-16
ARETE safety and protection inc.
ARETE safety and protection Inc. ia a leading Canadian firm specializing in the prevention and management of workplace violence and conflict for over 15 years.
Swine Flu in the Workplace: Top 4 questions & answers employers and employees need to know about H1N1
2009-09-08
Rubin Thomlinson LLP
Employment Lawyer Christine Thomlinson, outlines the top four questions her law firm, Rubin Thomlinson has been getting from employers and employees and the answers they have complied relating to the ...
Workplace Radiation Safety Presentation
2011-11-01
Radiation Safety Institute of Canada
The Radiation Safety Institute of Canada, will be making a presentation today, November 1st, via videoconference on "Workplace Radiation Safety" for the District 3 Occupational Health and Safety grou...

Sources Select Resources

Asbestos revealed as Canada's top cause of workplace death
Grant, Tavia
Article
2014
Globe & Mail
Asbestos exposure is the single largest on-the-job killer in Canada. Since 1996, almost 5,000 approved death claims stem from asbestos exposure, making it by far the top source of workplace death in C...
Bangladesh factory fire: brands accused of criminal negligence
Sources News Release
Article
2012
Clean Clothes Campaign
Clean Clothes Campaign, along with trade unions & labour rights organisation, is calling for immediate action from international brands following the fire in Dhaka Bangladesh which killed over 100 wor...
Bangladesh's exploitation economy
Cyran, Olivier
Article
2013
Le Monde diplomatique
Before the collapse of Rana Plaza, which killed over a thousand people, most of them textile workers, there was the fire that killed a hundred at the Tazreen factory. A major cause is western companie...
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.
Death on the Bakken shale
Film/Video
2015
Al Jazeera
North Dakota's fracking industry has the highest worker fatality rates in the US. Why are so many dying and who should be held responsible?
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...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 15, 2015
Workers' Health and Safety
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
Connexions
The topic of the week is Workers' Health and Safety. Articles on why environmentalists should support working class struggles; whistleblowers; the appalling death rate from U.S. drone strikes; the mur...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 23, 2016
Workers and Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Connexions
Working people – and most of us are workers -- are affected by climate change in every aspect of our lives. As climate change worsens, our lives will worsen. If we are successful in bringing about the...

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.

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.


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