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Archive for November 2011

Adventures in Retail

November 29, 2011

By Christopher Vervoorst With the holiday season upon us a lot of you in the retail industry are going to have to start climbing those ladders to grab that last Tickle Me Elmo on the top shelf (they’re still popular, right?). So here are some tips to make sure you stay safely on the ladder. […]

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Putting safety first, not last… Your six safety stories!

November 25, 2011

Have you ever watched much in the way of silent films? I was watching an old Harold Lloyd silent comedy the other day, called Safety Last! It’s from 1923, almost a century ago. It’s about a young man who heads to the big city. He wants to get a job and become successful so he […]

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Working in a Winter Wonderland

November 22, 2011

By: Christopher Vervoorst It’s here! Winter has unleashed its full fury upon us, and with it comes everyone’s favourite activity…snow shoveling. Since shoveling can be a hassle for work sites, it often falls to the young workers to take care of it. That’s why I thought we should talk about snow shoveling safety. Before you […]

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O, these brittle bones… Your six safety stories!

November 18, 2011

By Matt King It was my birthday last week. Often, in the past, I have not felt the weight of aging on my birthday, and yet, this year, for some reason, I did. I know, downer, right? It’s not that I’m getting old, but rather, getting older. Do you see the difference? Anyways, the older […]

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The Fast and the Furious: Winter Drift!

November 15, 2011

By: Christopher Vervoorst We all know that is has been coming for weeks. Although the full brunt of it hasn’t hit us yet, we know that it’s here to stay for the next four to five months. I’m talking about that cruel mistress we have to deal with every year. Winter. And, also the joy […]

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