Keeping up with OHS

Employers in Newfoundland and Labrador’s natural resources sectors — mining, oil, energy — are experiencing a steady run of large capital projects that are driving the provincial economy to become one of the top performers in the country. They are doing so with a strong safety record, according to the companies involved and the regulators. That said, the boom times are putting new pressures on employers and workers alike. And while safety is a touchstone for many, it can also easily fall to the wayside without: a proven commitment by workers to continuously follow occupational health and safety regulations, a commitment by employers to provide the required supervision and work environment, and a commitment by government to fund the regulatory agencies tasked with ensuring safe workplaces. To that, The Telegram is taking a closer look at some standing OHS issues and why safety remains, even in the best of times, everyone’s responsibility.

Keeping up with OHS
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Dolf
- December 31, 1969
- 19 h 00

The late-great basedball pitcher/broadcaster Dizzy Dean murdered the English language. Referring to the portly Don Zimmer one time he opined: "It looks like my friend is eatin' off the highest part of the hog". Hmmmmm.

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The Sea-Hawks story November 12, 2014

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Moose class-action November 12, 2014

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The Telegram continues to follow the story.

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Parks Canada will attempt to reduce the moose population for the fourth consecutive year as hunters will be allowed within its boundaries. — Telegram file photo
Remembrance Day 2014 November 11, 2014

There are so many stories Telegram and other TC Media reporters, editors and photographers have published over the years of how war has affected the province and its people. From those who fell on battlefields, those who returned injured and scarred physically and mentally, those who were held in prisoner of war camps, to those who risked their lives to keep the supply lines going, to those who nursed injured soldiers back to health, and to those who worried and waited for word. From the First World WAr to the war in Afghanistan, on the sea, over land and in the air, so many Newfoundlanders and Labradorians have served and sacrificed for freedom and democracy. We continue to publish stories our staff uncover in honour of Remembrance Day, and offer this collection to help us all keep in mind the importance of Remembrance Day.

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Lest We Forget
Dana Bradley murder series October 30, 2014

Dana Bradley was murdered in December, 1981 and her killer has never been brought to justice. The Telegram broke a story in March, with new information regarding the case and the reaction since has been phenomenal.

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Dana Bradley disappeared on Dec. 14, 1981. Her body was found in woods along a lane off Maddox Cove Road on Dec. 18, 1981. — Submitted photo