Industry News: Fire, Safety & Security
September 14, 2016
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Building Fire &
Sudbury Police investigating
small explosion, fire
17 tornado warnings issued across southern Ontario as storm hits
Woman seriously injured in
East York high-rise fire
NFPA launches a new certification on
emergency and standby power.
Ontario Investing $6.5 Million in Fire Safety Upgrades; Helping the most vulnerable
Fire crews blasted by explosion during
No batteries in smoke alarm in fatal Scarborough apartment fire.
Health & Safety
Saskatchewan Federation of Labour says the province needs to step up workplace safety after a 'deadly summer for Saskatchewan workers'
Canadian Red Cross and Heart and Stroke Foundation Share the Science behind New First-Aid Guidelines
Mental health and flex work key topics of productive discussions between federal, provincial and territorial ministers of labour
Condo’s Obligations Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
McGill University defends coaching students, staff on active shooter scenario
Security personnel injured
in Bear Spray Incident
Software that leverages big data from the internet of things enhance situational awareness
Data thieves entered the library at Concordia University and installed key loggers on computers to steal student's data
City of Calgary has over 3,000 cameras watching streets, intersections, and more.
Court says ByWard Market condo board can block parking bid over security concerns
Low-key security guards working for New Westminster hospital Client care ambassadors at Royal Columbian Hospital work to de-escalate problems in the emergency department before they blow up.
Veteran security guard testifies in
Nanaimo, B.C. mill shooting trial
Cyber Risks in the Supply Chain and its Impact on Canadian Manufacturers
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Stay tuned; RCO Launches Women in Leadership; Public Safety event; Hold the date - January 12 - 2017
RCO, in partnership with Ontario Association of Emergency Managers, and the City of Ottawa; Upcoming event: Stay tuned !
Canadian Emergency Management
Roadshow – Ottawa
RCO Committee's have begun their review & development of the industries first Designation program - Focusing on Fire, Safety & Security