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Archive for May 2013

Safety Isn’t Served on a Silver Platter

May 31, 2013

By Brenna Hill When most people think of safety precautions in the work place, they think of the obviously dangerous examples: construction workers wearing hard hats and steal toed boots, or workers who have to wear harnesses and worry about fall protection when they’re lifted in the air. But safety precautions need to be taken […]

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The Provincial Skills Canada Competition: Preparing Canada’s Youth for a Safe Future

May 24, 2013

By Calissa Reid The Competition On May 15-16 the Provincial Skills Canada Competition (PSCC) took place in Edmonton.  Hundreds of students gathered to showcase their skills and compete in trade and technical events with the goal to move on to the National Skills Canada Competition, and if things go well, the World Skills Competition. The […]

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Work safety in the early 1900’s? Yikes!

May 17, 2013

By Theresa Trant It’s the early 1900’s. Imagine being one of 3,000 workers building a ship equal to 10 stories high and four city blocks long. Imagine doing this without the safety equipment we have today. I just came back from vacation which included a visit to Belfast and the Titanic museum. I’m not one […]

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Vehicularly challenged

May 10, 2013

By Lauren Smith No, it’s not a word, but that’s how I describe myself when people ask if I have a car. I’m almost 27 years old and I have yet to own a vehicle. To be honest, I don’t want one. I have enough bills to worry about, not to mention student loan payments. […]

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Summertime safety in the news

May 7, 2013

By Matt King It’s warm outside. The sun has suddenly said hello again to Alberta, and it is, at long last, warm outside. I was out and about the other day, and it felt like the moment in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe when, Aslan having returned, the winter starts to give way […]

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