Take Our Kids to Work Day Celebrates 25 Years!
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! If your workplace is participating, have you made a plan […]Read More
WORKPLACE SAFETY. Do You Know What Your Risks Are & Do You Have A Plan To Manage Them This Season?
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? Do you know that young workers are one of your biggest […]Read More
Protecting the Future of our Communities: Why You Need a Plan to Keep Young Workers Safe this Summer
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. Young Worker Facts: • Workers aged 15 – 24 are the highest risk for workplace injuries and have 5 to 7 times the risk […]Read More
DigiGirlz April 6, 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 […]Read More
Top Five Tips for Better New/Returning Worker Safety Orientations
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 […]Read More
2015 Canadian Safety Leader of the Year Finalist
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 […]Read More
How Are You Managing the Working Alone Dilemma?
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. […]Read More