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Why Sleep Is Important for Workplace Safety – and How to Encourage It

  Sleep is not only important for overall energy level at work, but essential for our overall health condition. Poor…

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Working Safely in Hot Conditions

  Our body temperature needs to stay in a healthy range whether at work, at rest or at play. An unsafe…

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4 Actions to Take Today to Promote a Workplace Safety Culture

Safety in the workplace is a fundamental need and major priority for management, employees, suppliers and stakeholders. Provincial and federal…

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Why WHMIS Matters: How to Stay in Compliance for Hazardous Material Handling, Storage & Use

Effective and proper handling, use and storage of hazardous materials in the workplace is a matter of high priority for…

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Safety Tips for Working on Roofs & Elevated Platforms

Worker safety is a top priority for any construction job site. When the job involves an elevated work site, safety…

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How to Manage & Mitigate Stress in the Workplace

  Do you have a stressful workplace? Some employees might surprise you in their answer. Stress isn’t the worst thing…

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Protecting Hearing & Reducing Exposure to Noise in the Workplace

  Crash! Boom! Bang! Those are routine sounds heard ‘round many a work site. While most workers are accustomed to…

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Tips to Prevent Eye Injuries in the Workplace

    Over 20,000 eye injuries occur on the job every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates, costing hundreds…

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6 Important Safety Tips for Small Businesses

  Typically, a small business wouldn’t be staffed with a full-time safety manager or officer. Yet it does not automatically…

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Essentials for New Employee Safety Training & Orientation

Business has been great, and you need to hire additional people to keep up with the volume. You already have…

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Safety Myths & Facts: Making Your Workplace Safer

Most anyone would agree that an effective safety program is something all businesses should strive for, regardless of size, location,…

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Safety Training on a Small Budget

One of your biggest obligations as an employer or business owner is to give your employees a safe working environment….

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Luck Is What Happens When Opportunity Meets Preparedness

“Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.” This adage, which has been said by many and has a few variations to it, is really a gem in the safety

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The ROI of Investing in Safety Training

What's your organization's safety worth to your bottom line? If you're committed to the safety of your workers and your community, you probably already know the value of a safety

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The Difference Between Managing Safety and Being a Safety Leader

  An organization needs leadership to drive great performance in all areas. Leaders are critically necessary to help define safety goals, develop implementation procedures, and ensure compliance for the company’s

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Fire Safety Awareness – Full Participation Required!

Fire poses a tremendous safety risk for any business, workplace or organization - one of the biggest safety issues we see, in fact, yet one that is sometimes overlooked or

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How to Prevent Fraudulent Training Certificates from Appearing at your Work Site

Your work site operation depends on safe and efficient performance by the many qualified employees on site. The vast majority of your employees are appropriately certified to perform the jobs

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How Does a Good Safety Record Help Your Business?

Your business needs a safe and healthy workplace so that employees can not only survive but thrive and work to their full potential. A good safety record demonstrates the success

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How Often Should You Update / Refresh Your Workplace Training?

  Workplace Safety Training requires continual monitoring and maintenance to stay current and effective. A safe work environment requires a commitment by leadership and the responsible participation of all staff.

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Prevention vs. Reaction: The Foundation of Safety Training

Prevention, as opposed to reaction, is the cornerstone of safety awareness & training. While it may seem like basics, we can't underscore enough the need to be proactive when it

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Repetitive Stress Injuries: Why Ergonomics Matters

Repetitive stress injuries (RSI) occur by repeatedly performing the same or similar movements over a period of time. This can ultimately result in injury to the soft tissues, such as

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Five Essential Workplace Safety Tips for Everyone to Know

Workplace injuries and accidents take a huge physical as well as financial toll. In the US alone, this economic cost is nearly $200 billion every year. There are an estimated

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Working Outdoors Safely with Summer Storms & Heat in Mind

Summer in our part of Canada is a long-anticipated event, following those long, harsh winters that seem to never end. Summertime means family fun and outdoor activities, but it can

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Are You Due for a First Aid Refresher Course?

  A course in First Aid is an important component of your workplace safety program.  Given the daily demands of everyone’s work activity, first aid training might get set aside