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Archive for March 2013

Easter Safety

March 26, 2013

By Lauren Smith Did you know that Easter is the second most important candy-consuming holiday of the year? In 2012, Easter candy sales actually beat out Halloween sales by $100 million. However you celebrate, beware of the possible safety hazards. In order to keep calm and get your bunny on, here are some safety considerations […]

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Reporting for duty

March 22, 2013

By Matt King Last year, over 9000 young workers aged 25 and under, were injured on the job in Alberta. And that’s just the ones reported. A friend of mine, who shall remain nameless, was working a summer job when the machinery he was working with fell over, throwing him to the ground in the […]

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Safety Limericks, version 2.0

March 15, 2013

By Melissa Babcock It calls to mind visions of rainbows, golden coins, four-leaf clovers and little redheaded men in green waistcoats. No, I’m not talking about a box of Lucky Charms. But that would be an appropriate breakfast to enjoy this coming Sunday – St. Patrick’s Day! Yes, the day of the Emerald Isle is […]

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Explosions, landslide, escapes…here are your six safety stories

March 12, 2013

By Theresa Trant A friend with a fat lip thanks to a dishwasher. That’s the story my son came home with the other day. It happened at his friend’s workplace; the dishwasher slipped as he was helping unload it from the delivery truck. Ouch! This work accident didn’t make the news but many do. Take […]

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Caution: Household cleaners at work

March 8, 2013

By Moly Milosovic (guest blogger) If you care about your workplace, you naturally do your part to keep it clean and tidy, but the quest for clean and tidy should never overshadow safety. Recently at my workplace, I was called to the scene of a small puddle left by a toddler who did not make […]

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