Partners In Prevention Returns in May

Partners in Prevention 2018, Canada’s longest-running and longest health and safety trade show and conference returns on May 1st and 2nd, 2018. The conference will be held at The International Centre (6900 Airport Road) in Mississauga, Ontario. The two-day conference will be headlined with keynote speakers, sessions, workshops and courses used to build professional development. With 400 booths that included products, services and interactive experiences, the conference will be a must attend for anyone in the workplace safety industry. Two of the key topics that will be covered this year will be the impact on the workplace of legal access to marijuana as well as stress and mental wellbeing of

CDC Reports Asthma In The Workplace Can Be Deadly

Anyone who deals with it on a daily basis will attest that Asthma is a terrible condition to deal with. Sadly, for some, dealing with this condition at work can be worse than home and sometimes it is even fatal. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention released a report that details 11 to 21 percent of all asthma related deaths among 15 to 64-years old were due to exposures at work. Using data from the National Vital Statistic System, International Classification of Diseases, 10th revision, the 2000 U.S. Census and other occupation and industry data from 1999 to 2012, they found that: Over 33,000 (19.011 women and 14,296 men) workers died from asthma. ​Construction for Men and Healthcar

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