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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…

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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…

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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….

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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…

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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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Are You Using Drones to Evaluate & Improve Safety Conditions at Your Work Site?

Drones are currently used in a wide variety of businesses and government agencies, not just the military anymore. Drones are proving to be a highly effective tool to avoid the

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Why It’s Important to Ensure that Personal Protective Equipment Fits Comfortably

Personal protective equipment, also known as “PPE”, is equipment worn to keep workers safe while on the job. Job sites where exposure to a number of potential hazard risks may be

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5 Essential Tips for Having Proper Fire-Prevention Equipment

The risk of fire is just one of the many concerns you have for both your business and your home. If a fire does start, it is critical to have

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Working at Heights: Safety Awareness & Prevention

If you are an employer, construction supervisor, or worker required to perform a job task at an elevated height, you know that safety protection is an everyday practice. Protection and

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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