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The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety produces a regular "Health and Safety Report" newsletter - which is free to subscribe to. The September edition has interesting and informative articles on:

  • Farmers' mental health
  • Harassment and Violence Prevention
  • a Podcast on Artificial Intelligence: Managing the positive and negative implications for workers.

CCOHS produces free monthly podcasts on a wide variety of topics designed to provide listeners with current information, tips, and insights into the health, safety, and well-being of working Canadians - useful for Australians too! See the complete list of podcast topics. 

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