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SafeWork NSW Awards 2017. We all win.

Entries are now open for the 14th annual SafeWork NSW Awards. Individuals and businesses across the state are invited to enter and showcase their innovative safety systems and commitment to workplace health and safety and recovery at work. 191 more words

Workplace Safety

Global Legal Implications of Health and Safety for the Self-Employed

In recent years, self-employment has rapidly increased in both the United States and the rest of the world. Technology is making it easier for freelancers in a variety of fields to work from anywhere and connect with businesses all over the country, giving them both freedom and a suitable income. 452 more words

HR

Man strikes head in workplace accident, taken to Saskatoon hospital

A 67-year-old man was taken to Saskatoon hospital after slipping and striking his head in a workplace accident.

According to Saskatoon police in a news release, the man was loading a semi trailer Monday around 9 a.m. 46 more words

Local News

Understanding the Danger of Electrical shock

The 2  Major hazards attributed to electrical equipment and wiring are electrical shock and fire. Electrical shock occurs when the body becomes part of the electric circuit, either when a part of your body comes in contact with both of the active component (Active/Neutral)wires of an electrical circuit, or one wire of an energized circuit and the Earth wire (or grounded wire)…., or a foreign conductive object that has become energized by contact with an electrical conductor. 579 more words

Electrical Safety

Create a safety culture

The safest and most productive workplaces are ones where safety practices have become part of the everyday business and second nature to workers.

Such a major shift might not be possible overnight but you can help get your workers on the right track by encouraging them not just to think and talk about safety, but to also look out for hazards and each other. 295 more words

Workplace Safety

Two men fall from bucket-lift while working on power lines

Two workers who fell six metres after being thrown from a bucket-lift were rushed to hospital early Sunday morning.

Calgary EMS arrived at the LRT tunnel near 42nd Avenue and 1st Street S.E. 121 more words

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Oilpatch workers deserve protections ahead of legalized pot

Adding to the many concerns and ambiguities clouding the Trudeau government’s rush to legalize recreational marijuana use in Canada, the energy sector has exposed a significant void in the proposed rollout. 459 more words

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