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 …

Force Creates Resistance

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Force creates resistance. Whether it’s your spouse, your kids or safety in the workplace; Newton’s Third Law applies. And since it’s NATURAL LAW; like a plant growing towards the sun, there’s no arguing with it… as much as our ego might like to. Yet we see it all the time, one forcing their views or agenda on another. Like the …

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 …

Manitoba Lumber Manufacturer Fined $26,502

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May 2013, a worker for Swan River lumber manufacturer was seriously injured while operating a wood edger. A log was fed incorrectly causing it to jam. When the worker reversed the machine to realign the log, a slab of wood shot out of the machine impaling the worker’s left thigh. According to reports, Safe Work Procedures had not been developed …

Know the Risks When Working Around Powered Mobile Equipment

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DID YOU KNOW? Working around Powered Mobile Equipment is one of the most dangerous tasks performed on worksites. Serious Incident: January 2015 – A worker in Winnipeg was seriously injured when an aerial lift rolled and pinned the worker against a hot boiler resulting in second and third degree burns down his back. Fatality: September 2013 – A worker, aged …