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Safety Moment with Desire: How 1 Housekeeping Mistake Lead to the Death of 3 Siblings

At one of my recent HSE training for some HLOs (Helicopter Landing Officer), I suggested that we had a safety moment.  It was very revealing.  Though, the incident related was not really related to the HLO Safety training we were having but there was a lot of lessons in it for everyone.  321 more words

Alberta groups want say as province looks to improve farm worker safety

EDMONTON – Agriculture groups say they want to be at the table as Alberta moves to include farm and ranch workers under provincial occupational health and safety rules. 103 more words

Politics

Competence

“Competent” is one of those words that pops up every now and then in Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety legislation that many people don’t think too much about, which is a huge mistake. 368 more words

Safety

Health and Safety compliance in the workplace

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Steps to Health and Safety compliance in your workplace:
1. Lead by example

It is important for employers and managers to promote health and safety policies by following the necessaries procedures at all times.   378 more words

Compliance

Having a First Aid box does not mean you are compliant

By law, all companies should have First Aid supplies readily available in the case of injuries or emergencies.

I would like to think that all companies would want to: 649 more words

Compliance

Know the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke

Watch above: Knowing the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke could save your life. Wendy Winiewski finds out what the symptoms are and what can be done to beat the heat. 398 more words

Health

How do people get injured? Gradual Onset, Occupational Overuse Syndrome, RSI and Sustained Awkward Postures Explained.

While speaking at a business network meeting I asked the participants what they wanted to learn from our session. One of the first questions that I was asked was quite simply “Why do we get injured?” and “Why do we lose the ability to perform certain tasks over time without pain?” 510 more words

Gradual Onset