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Archive for August 2015

Safety in the news: addressing the unexpected

August 28, 2015

By Lauren Smith   Dangers on the job come in all shapes and sizes. Some we expect, some we don’t. When I looked through the recent headlines to see what health and safety stories are in the news, I found some less common but equally relevant workplace safety topics have been up for discussion lately: […]

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New Safety Training Courses Available for High School Students

August 21, 2015

By Sara Rooseboom Did you know in Alberta more than 11,000 young workers (15-24) were injured on the job between 2011 and 2013? During that same time period, 21 young people lost their lives on a work site? These are alarming statistics and they’re not acceptable. The Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada (Safety in […]

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Safety and the Movies Vlog Edition: Robocop

August 14, 2015

By James Cadden Did you know the 1987 film Robocop promotes workplace safety? Watch our video to find out how: Have you watched any movies lately where you could identify workplace safety hazards?  Leave a comment or tweet us @HeadsUpAB!

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Staying safe on the river

August 7, 2015

By Caitlin Kehoe This past Saturday, I spent the afternoon with close friends enjoying one of my favourite summertime activities — floating in a tube down the Pembina River in Entwistle. The sun was hot, the water was cool and the scenery was beautiful. We relaxed, shared some laughs and, though the float took about […]

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