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  • Use Fall Protection to Stop the Drop

    Wed, Aug 16th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Use Fall Protection to Stop the Drop

    Falls can happen quickly and may take you by surprise. Falls account for about 15% of all injuries and fatalities in Manitoba (SAFE Work Manitoba stats) – which is why fall protection equipment is so important. Workers who will work at heights need to be properly trained to do so. If you haven’t received the …

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  • Beat the H-E-A-T

    Thu, Jul 27th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Beat the H-E-A-T

    Preventing heat stress at work Section 4.12 of the Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health Regulation covers thermal stress and states: “When a workplace or work process exposes a worker to conditions that may create a risk to the worker’s safety or health because of heat or cold, an employer must implement safe work procedures and …

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  • Young Worker Safety

    Wed, Jul 19th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Young Worker Safety

    The summer months are key for young workers looking to enter the workforce or trying to save up some money during the school year – and this influx of young workers can be a safety concern for some workplaces. SAFE Work Manitoba stats show that nearly 5,000 young workers are injured every year in Manitoba. …

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  • The more you know, the safer the zone

    Mon, Jun 5th, 2017 by in NEWS
    The more you know, the safer the zone

    We Manitobans often say that construction and winter are our two seasons. While that might seem true, especially as road construction sites are popping up all over the province, you don’t need to let construction get you down. Here are some tips to make your drive safer – for you and for construction workers. 1. …

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  • Was your NAOSH event award-worthy?

    Mon, May 29th, 2017 by in NEWS

    If your workplace took part in celebrating North American Occupational Safety & Health (NAOSH) Week from May 7-13, we want to hear about it! Share your workplace event or activity by applying for a NAOSH Week Award! Winning a NAOSH Award makes your company stand out and demonstrates your commitment to workplace safety and health. …

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  • Trailer in tow? Here’s what you need to know…

    Tue, May 23rd, 2017 by in NEWS
    Trailer in tow? Here’s what you need to know…

    Trailers come in many shapes and sizes. They also put extra weight on your vehicle and increase the space you need to drive and stop safely. Whether you’re towing a utility trailer, camper trailer or boat trailer, there are just a few things you should keep in mind to stay safe: Meet your match. Never …

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  • Grant may provide up to $10,000 training rebate

    Thu, May 4th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Grant may provide up to $10,000 training rebate

    Through the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant program, you could receive up to $10,000 rebate* for training for each individual employee or prospective employee. The program is an employer-driven approach to help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements …

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  • Ten Tips for a Safe Trip

    Mon, Apr 24th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Ten Tips for a Safe Trip

    Motorcycle and scooter riders are vulnerable on the road – they aren’t protected by the same kinds of safety features as drivers of vehicles. That’s why it’s so important to be cautious on the road, whether you’re operating a motorcycle or scooter or driving near one. Use your head Wear a helmet that’s been approved …

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  • Make Safety a Habit!

    Mon, Apr 10th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Make Safety a Habit!

    SSM is proud to support many upcoming events to raise awareness about the importance of workplace safety – read more about NAOSH Week, Day of Mourning and Steps for Life to see how you can get involved! NAOSH Week – May 7-13, 2017 SSM is proud to support and participate in North American Occupational Health …

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  • Thank you conference delegates – and congrats to the iPad mini winner!

    Mon, Jan 30th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Thank you conference delegates – and congrats to the iPad mini winner!

    Once again, we’re pleased to announce the annual SSM Occupational Health and Safety Conference and Assembly of Manitoba Safety Professionals were a great success! Thank you again to all who attended and we hope to see you back next year – January 24 and 25, 2018! The lucky winner of the iPad mini is ticket …

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