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Archive for November 2015

“Walk like a penguin—I swear it helps”

November 27, 2015

By Calissa Reid Recently I drove out to Jasper for a weekend of R&R, and it was a beautiful winter wonderland! As we drove up to our cabin, we were greeted by elk, the air was fresh and brisk, and the snow was sparkling against the moonlight. It was so magical. On the second day […]

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Try walking a mile in their boots

November 20, 2015

By Lauren Smith An alarm is ringing. Smoke clouds your vision as you enter unfamiliar territory. People run past you in the opposite direction, but you trudge forward. Sounds like a tricky new video game, right? What I described is a reality many first responders face every day. Every place is their workplace I recently […]

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Safety in the news, November edition

November 13, 2015

By Melissa Babcock These days, you’d be hard pressed to find a news story that doesn’t have something to do with oil prices, the recent federal election, or one of the Kardashians. But I dug deep and was able to find several recent pieces of news all about our favourites topics: young workers, workplace safety […]

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You Say Tomato, I Say Hazard!

November 6, 2015

By Angela Unsworth Recently, a friend of mine slipped and fell on a tomato that was on the ground at work. That might seem to be a common thing found on the floor if she worked in a restaurant, but she doesn’t. She works at a zoo. It made me think about what kinds of […]

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