Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS)

135 Hunter Street East
Hamilton, ON
CA, L8N 1M5
  • Phone: 905-572-2981
  • Toll free: 1-800-668-4284
  • Fax: 905-572-4500
  • Website: www.ccohs.ca
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National Forum to explore new and emerging health and safety challenges

National Forum to explore new and emerging health and safety challenges

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will host Forum 2019: The Changing World of Work, March 5-6, 2019, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. CCOHS' Forum is a unique event that will bring together leaders, change-makers, and subject experts representing government, labour, and workplaces to share their knowledge and experience around current and emerging health and safety issues. The event will focus on the workplace of today and tomorrow, in which accommodation, diversity, and inclusivity are not just nice-to-haves, but a must for any organization. 

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Making the case for workplace wellness programs

Making the case for workplace wellness programs

Hamilton, ON - Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) --- To help employers better understand the value of workplace wellness programs, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has launched the e-course, Business Case for Workplace Wellness. With many workers in Canada spending the majority of their waking hours at work each day, employers are starting to realize the importance of offering workplace wellness programs and the positive impact they can have. If the success of an organization depends heavily on the productivity of its workers, then it makes sense to ensure that the employees have a work environment that is healthy in which they can thrive.

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​Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

​Mobile App Suggests Solutions to Poor Indoor Air Quality

According to the Hamilton-based Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), the quality of air that individuals breathe at work can affect their health, comfort and productivity. The Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) has collaborated with the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) to develop a mobile app to help individuals find solutions to indoor air quality problems in their workplace.

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CCOHS workplace survey seeks insights to inspire positive changes in safety

What are the top barriers and issues affecting the health and safety of workplaces in Canada, and what can we do about them? The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) is inviting workers and employers to take part in an online survey that continues the conversation sparked at CCOHS’ Forum 2016: The Changing World of Work, held earlier this year in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) reminds all of us to take care on National Day of Mourning

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) reminds all of us to take care on National Day of Mourning

In 2014, 919 workplace fatalities were recorded in Canada including the deaths of thirteen teenagers. On April 28, the National Day of Mourning, Canadian flags on Parliament Hill and on federal government buildings will fly at half-mast to honour the workers whose lives have been lost, who have been injured or disabled on the job, or who suffer from occupational disease. Employers and workers will observe the National Day of Mourning in a variety of ways. Some will attend ceremonies, light candles, lay wreaths, wear commemorative pins, ribbons or black armbands, and pause for a moment of silence at 11:00 a.m.

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National Forum Explores the Changing World of Work

National Forum Explores the Changing World of Work

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) will host a two-day national event that will bring together subject experts, workers, employers, and governments to share their knowledge and experience around current and emerging health and safety issues. Forum 2016: The Changing World of Work will take place on February 29 and March 1, 2016, in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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CCOHS Celebrates Health and Safety Week - Offers Free Webinar

Workplaces across North America will be planning their activities and programs for North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH), May 4-10, 2014. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provides resources and tools Canadian workplaces can use to create their own safety week program.   

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CCOHS develops new e-courses

Accurately identifying, assessing and controlling hazards is an essential part of a properly functioning workplace health and safety program. To enable organizations to do this, the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has developed a new three-module e-Learning course.  

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