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Sep 24

September 24, 2014

Reflection on Worker Safety: Paul Chislett

It’s all too common after the death of a worker to read a human interest story about workers and their lives. It’s important to know something behind the names of those killed in industrial accidents and Carolyn Thompson did a great job humanizing Phuong Thang, the worker killed. As the relevant authorities investigate the accident and the family lays Phuong to rest and grieves, we must realize that a health and safety culture in the workplace does not happen in…

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Jan 22

January 22, 2014

Let’s Talk About It

  Click on Image for Full View We had a great chat with a worker on her experiences in a former workplace. In this case we talked about rights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and how exactly one does a work refusal: For further information on your right to refuse unsafe work go to the Ministry of Labour website As well, you cannot sign a contract that violates the  Employment Standards Act!

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