Workplace Health and Safety

Employer Questions: COVID-19 Work Refusal

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How do you deal with an employee’s COVID-19 work refusal? Our partner, People First HR Services, featured our President, Theo Heineman, in its January newsletter discussing that very topic. It’s a very informative newsletter for employers and employees about health and safety during COVID-19. In the newsletter, Theo discusses: How employers can access helpful COVID-19 Health and Safety Planning kits …

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Neuroscience: The New Frontier in Safety Management

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Every year, organizations invest billions in new safety initiatives that fail to produce the desired results. Why? The primary reason is a misunderstanding of how to produce sustained change. In this webinar, we discuss the latest research in neuroscience, how it applies to the field of workplace safety management, and the link between stress and incident rates and mental health. …

5 Ways to Build Resilience and Productivity in Times of Change

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Human beings possess an innate primitive survival mechanism to be constantly scanning the environment for what can cause harm. This goes back to the days when early humans were exposed to the constant threat of wild animals and other tribes. When feeling threatened or afraid, the amygdala (in the brain) activates the fight or flight response by releasing stress hormones …

How to Use FREE SOFTWARE to Adapt Your Business to Thrive Through COVID-19

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We’re All in This Together & We Want to Help! Extreme challenges are calling for extreme adaptability in order for many SMBs to survive. Workers are displaced and key work processes are changing. Expense reduction, resource constriction and realizing efficiencies are top priorities. Organizations must rapidly adapt their operations. Safety and health protocols and social distancing is required. 1Life’s existing …

Happy, Healthy Emergence

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Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief medical officer of health stated, “Fear is contagious” In times such as these, the epidemic of anxiety and fear can be more hazardous than the virus itself. When it comes to the contagion of emotions, social distancing and other safety precautions are ineffective. Anxiety and fear are held and transferred outside of space and time …

How to Manage the Pandemic of Fear: Navigating the Unknown with Resilience

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Facilitator: Theo Heineman, CRSP, CHSC, B.Sc.Ag., President, 1Life Workplace Safety Solutions. Theo is an international speaker and trainer. She is a Certified NeuroChangeSolutions Consultant, personally trained by leading neuroscientist and New York Times best selling author, Dr Joe Dispenza. She is also trained in the science and practice of heart coherence by the HeartMath Institute. “Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba’s chief …

Managing COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Risk in Your Workplace

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High Drama Can Artificially Manufacture Unnecessary Anxiety About COVID-19 and How to Manage It. Humans by nature have innate primitive survival mechanism to be on the lookout for what could harm them.  This fact combined with constant barrage of high drama media coverage is creating anxiety and fear in many people about the risk of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Anxiety and fear …

Take Our Kids to Work Day Celebrates 25 Years!

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Wednesday, November 6, 2019 is Take Our Kids to Work Day. Schools across the country will be participating in this exciting and fun event where over 200,000 Grade 9 students get a day to step into their future and experience a day on the job![divider size=”20px”] If your workplace is participating, have you made a plan to ensure the safety …

Turning Compliance into Gold; The Alchemy of Workplace Safety Management

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Alchemy is the ancient practice of turning lead into gold; taking something of little perceived value and transforming it to something of great value. To many organizations, workplace safety still has little perceived value and compliance with government regulators is at best an irritation. Many organizations proclaim that they are safe companies and that they care for their people. However, …