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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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Festival safety: Volunteer edition

July 22, 2016

By Caitlin Kehoe As we all know, festival season is in full swing and there are plenty of awesome events in and around our province to enjoy. Last week, Melissa shared some great safety tips to keep in mind while you adventure at festivals this summer. But what about those of you who will spend […]

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Safety in the News: Hollywood edition

June 24, 2016

By Caitlin Kehoe When I think about the film industry, I tend to think of glitz and glamour and how much fun it must be to live the life of a movie star. What I don’t think about as often— at least, I didn’t before I started this job—are the safety procedures and precautions that […]

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Let me go wild, like a blister in the sun…

June 17, 2016

By Angela Unsworth Recently, I spent some time at Lake Louise for a writer’s retreat and was fortunate to have amazing weather for the duration of my time out there. I spent many hours lounging on a rocky island in the middle of a creek, laptop open and hands furiously typing away…and with the hot […]

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Safety in the News

May 13, 2016

By Angela Unsworth Over here at Heads Up, being safe at work is usually top of mind. But, just like Melissa—who wrote in her post about this last week—when I was younger, safety at work was not the first thing I thought about. Now, I try to stay up-to-date about workplace safety and I’m frequently checking […]

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