Intelex Arrives In the Nation’s Capital for CSSE 2015

Fall is right the corner, and for us here at Intelex that can only mean one thing – The start of a busy conference season. With our bags packed and beach balls in hand, we are set to touch down in Ottawa for the annual CSSE Professional Dvelopment Conference. This year’s event will take place on September 20-23 at the Shaw Centre (formerly the Ottawa Convention Centre) and features some of North America’s largest and best known suppliers of health, safety and environmental products and services.

The interactive and engaging nature of CSSE’s Professional Development Conference attracts leading health, safety and environmental practitioners from around the world. Attendees will gain practical insight into emerging safety issues, and the tools and applications required to enhance the health and safety programs at their organizations. The event provides exceptional educational and networking opportunities.

Now entering its 46th year, the conference features over 40 … Read more...

Friday the 13th health and safety, OSHA updates, Unknown pollutant gives Chinese children nosebleeds, and more on EHS This Week.

On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news:

  • Friday the 13th health and safety
  • OSHA updates
  • Unknown pollutant gives Chinese children nosebleeds, and more.

Remember to write us with your suggestions, questions and comments. Also, if you are an industry expert and ever want to take part in the program, we’d love to have you.

Until next week, enjoy the program!

[audio: 2013/09/EHSTW091313.mp3]…

Special NAOSH edition of EHS This Week

In honour of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH), held from May 6 to 12 this year, EHS This Week is pleased to present this special edition of our EHS podcast.

Kristy and I sat down earlier today to reflect on what NAOSH week is all about, how it was formed, the key themes for this year’s week, and some of the events that are being held across the continent.

So check it out and let us know what you think. And don’t forget to check back on Friday evening for our regularly scheduled weekly program. Head to the NAOSH site for more on this annual event.

[audio: old/mp3/EHS This Week May 9 NAOSH.mp3]…

NAOSH Week now underway in cities across the continent

It’s NAOSH week! In terms of North American Health and Safety, NAOSH week is kind of a big deal. Hot on the heels of the International Day of Mourning for fallen and injured workers (April 28) as well as International Workers Day (May 1), North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week is a great opportunity to raise awareness about occupational health and safety across the continent.

As we’ve discussed recently on the EHS This Week podcast, injuries and accidents continue persist in workplaces across Canada and the U.S., and as OSHA head Dr. David Michaels recently reminded us, every day 12 American workers go to work and never come home as a result of workplace fatalities. Most workplace injuries and accidents are entirely preventable, and this week is all about seizing opportunities to make North American work environments safer.

Jointly sponsored by the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) … Read more...