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Archive for June 2015

The true north strong (and safe) and free…

June 26, 2015

By Melissa Babcock It’s a day of red, white and maple leafs as far as the eye can see. On July 1, Canadians from British Columbia to Newfoundland come together to celebrate Canada’s birthday, with the Great White North turning 148 years young this year. Canada Day traditions vary, from backyard barbecues to city-wide celebrations […]

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Safety in the News

June 19, 2015

By Angela Unsworth I went to the mountains a few weeks ago to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and upon my return had the misfortune to drive past the investigation scene of the gas-and-dash that took place on June 7. Later, as I read the recent news stories, I learned […]

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The importance of being alert and other hospital safety considerations

June 15, 2015

By Lauren Smith             “Eye protection when removing a trach tube.” Without missing a beat, that was my husband’s immediate response when I asked what workplace safety meant to him. He works as a respiratory therapist, so removing and replacing tracheal tubes is part of his job description. As a […]

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Safety and the movies…Pitch Perfect 2

June 5, 2015

By Calissa Reid Let’s get a little bit pitchy, shall we? This past month, Pitch Perfect 2 hit theatres and I was anxiously waiting in line on opening night to catch up with my favourite fictional a capella group, the Barden Bellas.  The sequel skips ahead three years and the Bellas are now seniors and […]

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