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Archive for February 2014

A safely balanced breakfast

February 28, 2014

By Matt King “Just give me all the bacon and eggs you have.” – Ron Swanson, Parks and Recreation The sound of bacon crackling in oil, the scraping of scrambled eggs in a frying pan, maybe a handful of peppers sizzling in a skillet—these are the sounds of breakfast being made, but they might as […]

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Safety and the movies… Despicable Me

February 25, 2014

By Calissa Reid We received a request on Twitter — I hope that you’re following us on Twitter — to feature one of my favourite animated movies in a Safety and the movies blog post, Despicable Me! Released in 2010, the movie follows the life of criminal mastermind, Gru, as he tries to handle the […]

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Safety is for everyone—even tall people!

February 21, 2014

By Theresa Trant “I ignore the ladder safety portion of the monthly safety meetings at work.” That’s what my son told me yesterday as we were eating dinner. His reasoning is that since he is six foot four he doesn’t need to use ladders, and therefore, doesn’t need to know how to use them safely. […]

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Show how much you care this Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2014

By Lauren Smith The big day is here. If you happen to be a last-minute shopper, don’t fret—Heads Up has your back! This year, step up your Valentine’s game by showing you love her in a very important way: show that you care about her safety! Give her some stylish personal protective equipment (PPE) to […]

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Your safety in the news…

February 12, 2014

By Matt King From deep below the earth to your everyday worksite, here is your safety in the news, covering January and February… Safety above ground, safety below… Paul Villeneuve was 20 when the trench he was working in collapsed, burying him up to his waist in dirt. While Villeneuve got out safe, he was […]

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