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From broken leg to throne – the beat goes on

February 8, 2016

By Theresa Trant You’re a rock star. In the middle of your concert you fall off the stage and break your leg. What do you do? If you are Dave Grohl—of Foo Fighters fame—you build yourself a throne and continue to perform. Talk about a creative way to get back to work! Image credit: […]

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Back to School

September 14, 2012

By: Lindsey MacDonald It was always obvious when summer was ending and it was time to go back to school. The signs were everywhere and it was impossible to avoid noticing. Things like the leaves starting to turn; the daily newspaper coming with the added bulk of flyers for the latest binders, pencils, pens, and […]

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All good things must come to an end… or do they? Your six safety stories.

August 31, 2012

By: Jay Zacharopoulos Don’t dislike me for saying it but… the last gasp of summer has arrived. As many of us leave our summer jobs and return to the classroom we reflect on the past four months the wonderful people we met, the exciting (and sometimes exhausting) tasks we performed, and the accomplishments we achieved […]

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First impressions… Your six safety stories!

June 22, 2012

By Jay Zacharopoulous “There is no substitute for hard work.” -Thomas Edison Chances are you’ve heard this one before. It probably came from a boss, a parent or a coach as a motivational notion. It may be a total cliché now, but it applies to every aspect in life, especially employment. With the arrival of […]

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Hope, light and Harry Potter… Your six safety stories!

June 8, 2012

By Matt King What Dumbledore (he’s the bearded whimsical looking man in the wizard’s cloak) says in the above clip is a short little phrase on the importance of hope. Last week, I met with a worker who had suffered severe injuries and had suffered greatly for them, and yet there was something about him […]

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