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Accommodating Medical Marijuana Use in Safety-Sensitive Positions May be an “Undue Hardship” for Employers

The inability for employers to measure impairment from cannabis is proving to have an effect in the workplace.  In a recent case, an Arbitrator ruled in favor of the employer for not placing a worker who uses medical cannabis on a project in a safety sensitive position. The Arbitrator concluded: “The Employer did not place […]

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First HSLC Level 1 Complete! The First … of Many!

Congratulations to Sharlene Duquette and her team at Cosmopolitan Industries for being the first to complete the Health & Safety Leadership Certificate Level 1! Back row (left to right): Carey Teichroeb, Ken Gryschuk, Darryl Sarauer, David Troesch, Front row (left to right): Sharlene Duquette, Joanne Corniere, Randine Graf, Denise Young, Barry Teichroeb Absent: Heather Cone […]

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North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) – May 6-12th, 2018

The goal during North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) is to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home and in the community! Ways the SHSA is supporting NAOSH week this year: 1. Highlighting some of our very exciting key products […]

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