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Take Our Kids to Work Day Celebrates 25 Years!

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on November 3, 2019

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 …

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WORKPLACE SAFETY. Do You Know What Your Risks Are & Do You Have A Plan To Manage Them This Season?

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on February 27, 2019

Do you know what workplace safety regulations apply to golf courses? Could you withstand a Stop Work order in peak season if you are randomly inspected or have a serious incident? Do you know if you can get insurance for this kind of liability?[divider size=”20px”] Do you know that young workers are one of your biggest risks; 5x more likely …

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Protecting the Future of our Communities: Why You Need a Plan to Keep Young Workers Safe this Summer

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on May 23, 2018

Seasonal work often means hiring young workers. While young workers are wonderful assets to our communities and workplaces it is important t o be aware of and plan for their safety.[divider size=”20px”] Young Worker Facts:[divider size=”10px”] •  Workers aged 15 – 24 are the highest risk for workplace injuries and have 5 to 7 times the risk of injury in …

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DigiGirlz April 6, 2016

Author: 1lifeadmin | Posted on August 16, 2016

An exciting opportunity for high school girls to learn about careers in technology. I am thrilled and honored by Microsoft’s invitation to participate as the opening keynote speaker at the 2016 Digigirlz event in Winnipeg as example of a female who is successful in the science and technology field. I look forward to kicking of the event and inspiring the …

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Top Five Tips for Better New/Returning Worker Safety Orientations

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  Spring has spring and that means new and returning workers for many organizations. Did you know that new workers have 5 to 7 times the risk of injury in the first 4 weeks of a new job? Seasonal work like construction, landscaping and hospitality typically has credible safety and health risks. A cornerstone to both a great experience for …

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2015 Canadian Safety Leader of the Year Finalist

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Canadian Occupational Safety (http://www.cos-mag.com/home.html) launched its Safety Leader of the Year award in 2006 to find and recognize the individual who best exemplifies leadership and vision in the world of occupational health and safety in Canada. 1Life is very proud and grateful that our President, Theo Heineman was recognized as one of three finalists. Theo accepted her award at a …

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How Are You Managing the Working Alone Dilemma?

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Do you have workers that work alone or in isolation? Did you know that even if your employee is working where other people are present but who are not from your workplace, they are technically working alone? Employees who work alone or in isolation tend to be more vulnerable than those who have co-workers present. If a lone worker is …