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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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10 days of bulls, buckin’ and safety!

July 13, 2012

By Jay Zacharopoulos In this week’s edition of the safety stories we’re paying tribute to the 100th anniversary of the Calgary Stampede. These 10 days of rambunctious ridin’ and ropin’ can leave anyone beaten and bruised, and we’re not just talking about the bull fighters (party tents, anyone?). If you have been fortunate enough to […]

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On the birth of a nation… Your six safety stories!

July 6, 2012

By Matt King Apparently, the first week of July is a big time for the birthing of nations. Both Canada and the United States had their respective holidays, Canada Day and Independence Day, this week, and people celebrated accordingly. Fireworks exploded in the air, those beautifully bright streams of colour stretching their arms across the […]

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Getting distracted… Your six safety stories!

April 13, 2012

By Matt King Sometimes, when I am sitting here in my cubicle at work, I get distracted. Often, it’s the smallest things – an empty water bottle, a blinking light, a small speck of dust on my desktop. But sometimes, no matter the job, distractions can be dangerous and it’s important to remain focused on […]

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On the road again… Your six safety stories!

February 3, 2012

By Matt King Yesterday, fellow Heads Up team member Chris and I went on a road trip to Calgary, mostly to put up some posters. If you were following us on Twitter, you would have noticed that we went to both the University of Calgary and Mount Royal.* As someone who very recently made the […]

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