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Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
CCOHS promotes a safe and healthy working environment by providing information and advice about occupational health and safety.
A Tale of Two Islands
A look at the two island nations of Cuba and Puerto Rico in the aftermath of devastating hurricanes; one is a poor socialist state and the other a territory of one of the richest countries in the worl...
Bangladesh volunteers learn to make a life-or-death difference in a disaster
In the wake of the Rana Plaza collapse, civilians - often first on the scene of disasters in poorer countries - are being trained to support emergency teams.
Buoyant thinking for the future
Homes that float could provide a solution for often-flooded regions in Thailand
Building amphibious homes in Thailand that are designed to weather the annual flooding.
Toronto Council Moves to Protect City's Water from Pipeline Spills
Sources News Release
Toronto City Council's motion asking for emergency shut-off values on either side of the City of Toronto's major watercourses reflects increased resident pressure on the city to defend us all against ...