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July 20, 2017

Catastrophic facial injuries by your own legs can occur on airbag deployment

  • other injuries include: fractured pelvis, spine and long bones
  • impact at speeds as low as 30 km/hr will deploy the airbags
  • airbags deploy in 1/20th of a second at 320 km/hr
July 5, 2017

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas sent the letter below to the Honourable Eric Hoskins, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care.

June 30, 2017

Christian Island, Ontario – All 21 paramedics with Beausoleil First Nation on Christian Island in Simcoe County have voted to become members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

June 29, 2017

Some 800 delegates to the OPSEU Broader Public Service conference on June 23-25 held elections for their divisional executives. The following members were elected for a two-year term:

Sector 1: Ambulance

James Ramage (L256), Chair

Jason Brearley (L303), Vice Chair

June 23, 2017

With more than 800 delegates, alternates and observers looking on, OPSEU leaders today officially opened the 25th anniversary conference of the Broader Public Service (BPS) in Toronto, saying the sector has enjoyed a phenomenal past and a future that promises to be even better.