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Archive for July 2012

Safety and the movies… Monsters Inc.

July 31, 2012

By Matt King We have done two other Pixar movies for Safety and the movies, doing Ratatouille way back in January and The Incredibles in May. Pixar movies are often great family films, telling great stories with humour and excitement. But, as the two previous movies revealed, for the vigilant viewer they are also rife […]

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Your six safety stories… Olympic-style!

July 27, 2012

By Jay Zacharopoulos Imagine what would happen if the Olympics and workplace accidents swapped roles…a world where work-related mishaps only happened once every four years. Meanwhile, the Olympic celebrations and competitions happened every day. Sounds good to us! In honour of the upcoming summer Olympics, we’re going to take a look at how our athletic […]

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Does short-staffing have you coming up short-handed?

July 24, 2012

By Lauren Smith Being busy on a regular work day can be very stressful, but on a day when your workplace is short-staffed, you might not even have time to be stressed. Understaffing can be due to a number of factors – vacations, sickness, unpredictable demand. While employers struggle with various dilemmas that arise from […]

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The hero we deserve and need… Your six safety stories

July 20, 2012

By Matt King I’ve been thinking about what it means to be a hero, lately. It might be the glut of superhero movies out there, but it’s certainly been on my mind. We’ve thought about heroes before, in relation to the workplace, but maybe you haven’t read our comics, or any comics, and the only […]

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Retailing the right way

July 17, 2012

By Jay Zacharopoulos When someone says “workplace safety” what’s the first thing that comes to mind? A majority of people would say something like construction machinery, heavy drilling or forklift operations. But this week we are going to broaden the safety spectrum and take a look at the rights and rules of retail, an industry […]

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