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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety


Liaison: the latest news from CCOHS

Liaison: the latest news from CCOHS
July 2016 | Fran├žais

Trucking Hazards and How to Avoid Them

With long days and distances to meeting delivery deadlines, truckers work under unique conditions that present numerous health and safety challenges. Irregular schedules, prolonged sitting, working alone, little physical activity, limited access to healthy foods on the road, and stress all make safety and healthy living a challenge for long-haul truck drivers.

Distribute these cards as handy reminders of the top trucking hazards to be aware of, and ways to prevent them so your workers can stay healthy for the long haul.

Featured e-Course: Stress in the Workplace

This course introduces participants to the complex issue of stress in the workplace, including what workplace stress is, its causes and negative impacts. Workers and managers alike will learn to identify signs of workplace stress, as well as measures to prevent, eliminate or reduce stress in the workplace. Particular emphasis is placed on the importance of organizational factors - including the ways in which work is organized.

Strategies for employers and workers to manage personal stress are also included.

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Preventing Permanent Hearing Loss

One of the most common occupational health hazards, noise can cause permanent, irreversible hearing loss. Listen to what workers and their supervisors can do to help prevent permanent hearing loss at work, in our latest podcast.

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More resources on noise