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Archive for April 2012

A day to remember… Your six safety stories

April 27, 2012

By Matt King Tomorrow, on April 28th, people all across Canada will hold a Day of Mourning, the annual event which recognizes all workers who have been killed, injured or disabled at their workplace. A few weeks ago, we talked about the seriousness of safety and this is a perfect example. Last year, 123 workers […]

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One Year Later

April 24, 2012

by: Christopher Vervoorst April 19, 2011 – Just over one year ago, this blog was created, and with it came my very first blog post on working safely. Over the past year the blog has grown from one about me interviewing workers and using a weird filter on all the pictures, to a place where […]

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Balancing life and work… Your six safety stories!

April 20, 2012

By Matt King There’s a music video for Bon Iver’s lovely song, “Towers,” that features an older gentleman wandering through the woods before going out onto the water on a rickety boat and staring at the towers he’s built (or grown, it’s not entirely clear.) Warning: This song/video contains a bad word. I know this […]

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The workplace and beyond… recapping Safety Comics Vol. 1

April 18, 2012

On Monday, we finished the first volume of our new ongoing comic series, Safety Comics, bringing an end to the first part of Mark Sherman’s adventures as our workplace safety hero. To recap, it all began with a workplace accident that could have been avoided. Mark’s friend Derek simply wanted to go to the roof, […]

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The final countdown… Safety Comics Vol. 1, Issue #8

April 16, 2012

Here it is, the final issue of our first volume of Safety Comics. If you need to catch up, check out the other issues here. This latest issue has 3 pages! Click to enlarge.

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