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Workplace safety and you: A day in the life of an employer.

November 18, 2016

By Angela Unsworth Renee’s scar is a constant reminder of what it means to be safe at work. On a Friday night shift at Cargill Canada—and only 20 years old at the time—she was chopping meat products when the knife she was using slipped from her hand. As she reached out to catch it, the […]

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Workplace Injury! *Screams*

October 31, 2016

By Angela Unsworth Horror movies are scary. Safety is not. Over here at Heads Up, we’ve created a horror movie trailer to make sure that this Halloween, you go home with candy, not a cast. Check it out: Happy Halloween from the Heads Up team!

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“Summertime and the livin’ is easy”

July 15, 2016

By Melissa Babcock Over the years, summertime in Alberta has become synonymous with one word: festivals! The summer months are rife with so many festivals, you can literally find something to do or someplace to be almost every weekend in July and August. The legendary Calgary Stampede is already underway, with K-Days soon to follow. […]

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Summer memories

May 6, 2016

By Melissa Babcock Five years ago, I walked up the concrete steps to my new workplace for the first time. I was fresh out of school and about to embark on a summer job in my newly chosen field. I was nervous to the point of sweating but was hopeful that my stint as a […]

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Making Easter easier (and safer) for the Easter Bunny and you

March 24, 2016

By Lauren Smith Next to Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny is probably the only other stranger we’re OK with breaking into our homes. After all, he does leave behind chocolate and candy. But is your home Easter-Bunny ready? Read on for some tips to prepare your home for our furry friend so you can have […]

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