Category Archive for: ‘Health and Safety’

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NAOSH Week 2016 – Make Safety a Habit

No amount of legislation will put your own safety boots on your own feet. It can’t keep your hard hat on your head, nor can it tie you off when you are working at heights. Make the right decisions

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NAOSH Week 2016 – Tips for Young Workers

The most recent statistics from the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada (AWCBC) tell us that in 2014, 919 workplace deaths were recorded in Canada – more than 2.5 deaths every single day. Among the 919 dead were thirteen young workers aged fifteen to nineteen years; and another twenty-five workers aged twenty to twenty-four years.

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NAOSH Week 2016 – Top Incident Types: Falls & Struck By/Against

Falls are the most common accident type and are a persistent hazard found in all occupational settings. A fall can occur during the simple acts of walking or climbing a ladder to change a light fixture or as a result of a complex series of events affecting an ironworker 80 feet above the ground.

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NAOSH Week 2016 – Prevention is Key

According to the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada, in 2014, the Top Three Industries to record lost time claims are: Health and Social Services – more than 40,000; Manufacturing – more than 35,000; Construction – more than 27,000

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North American Occupational Safety & Health Week 2016

After more than 30 years in the emergency restoration and reconstruction business, our teams have seen firsthand the benefits of “Thinking Safe – Working Safe – and Being Safe”. In recognition of North American Occupational Safety and Health Week, every day this week we will share information, resources and tips to help us all get home safely at the end of the day.

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