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Archive for September 2013

What does gender have to do with workplace safety?

September 27, 2013

By Lauren Smith Here at Heads Up we always talk about the importance of young worker safety for ALL young workers. But the stats suggest that a certain cohort might be more at risk for workplace accidents: Males account for approximately 75 per cent of all young worker injuries in Alberta. In the last three […]

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Safety in the News: Hockey hits and Olympic obstacles.

September 24, 2013

By Calissa Reid Here at the Heads Up blog, we follow a schedule just like you do at work, at home or at play. I’ve been slotted to write a “Safety in the News” post for about a month, but kept putting it off and kept putting it off until…I got the inspiration this past […]

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Shocked into reality

September 20, 2013

By Theresa Trant Several months ago, after painting the basement, I asked my son to help me remove the masking tape from the exposed electrical outlets. A few minutes later I heard what sounded like a “zap” and then we were under a blanket of darkness. So what happened?  Well, my son decided to use […]

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The Interwebs Are Alive!

September 13, 2013

By Matt King We have a new website! First, though, some background: It all started last January. The snow was falling outside, and the winter, which had started early the year before, seemed to have no end in sight. The skin of most Albertans was beginning to crack like a desert floor and our eyes […]

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Safety and the movies… The Neverending Story

September 10, 2013

By Lauren Smith  It’s time for a trip down memory lane! The Neverending Story was one of my favourite movies as a kid. As an adult, the effects aren’t as impressive as they once were and Falkor the luck dragon seems kinda creepy, but I still love the adventure and wonder of this film. If […]

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