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Companies Behaving Badly-Stand Down

Hopefully, you already know that May 2 – 6 has been designated as the 3rd. annual National Safety Stand-Down.  OSHA and companion federal agencies will be participating in this important reminder for and education of, construction employers and workers of the serious dangers of falls, which is still the number one killer in the industry.   1,441 more words

Warehousing

Employer/Employee Duties for Keeping a Safe Workplace

Ensuring a safe working environment takes both the employer and employee working together. Under the OHSA Ontario Health and Safety Act it specifies what duties belong to whom to keep the workplace safe. 182 more words

Employees

The Benefits of Using Digital Signage

When everything is getting digital then why should signage be left behind? Signage are a great way to convey messages to a specific group or groups of people and in this digital world, digital signage and not traditional signage will prove to be more effective and fruitful. 470 more words

Workplace Safety

Recidivism Rates Should Not Be Ignored when Considering Reentry Programs

Our country is better served with a path of reintegration into society for those individuals with a prior criminal record. How we accomplish re-integration should be fair and balanced for all parties involved. 1,092 more words

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Friday's letters: Day of mourning worth a pause

On April 28 we paused for a moment to remember those killed or injured on the job.

This day holds a special place in the hearts of CUPE Local 30 members as we were the first local to lobby for such a day of remembrance. 1,170 more words

Edmonton

Varcoe: Workplace fatalities fall last year, but two deaths in a day show the danger

The number of Albertans who died on the job or due to a workplace-related disease tumbled by more than one-quarter last year during the depths of the recession. 1,013 more words

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Update: Edmonton memorial service remembers those killed, injured on job in Alberta

Memorials took place Thursday across Alberta to mark the annual Day of Mourning, a day after after two workers died in separate workplace incidents in the province. 476 more words

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