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  • Preventing Illness in the Workplace

    Fri, Oct 12th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Preventing Illness in the Workplace

    Up to 10% of Canada’s population is affected by the flu each year. Influenza, or more commonly known as the flu, is a contagious viral infection. Symptoms include fever, headaches, fatigue, sore throat, chest discomfort and coughing, muscle aches and pains as well as a runny or stuffy nose. If you find you’re experiencing flu …

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  • SSM Expands Operations to Enhance Client Experiences

    Thu, Oct 4th, 2018 by in NEWS

    SSM is pleased to announce upcoming renovations at our Notre Dame offices! Beginning in the fall of 2018, the expected date of completion will be in January of 2019. As part of our commitment to provide the best service possible to all of our unique clients, SSM is always looking for ways to enhance the …

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  • SSM Bids Fond Farewell to Annual Golf Classic

    Thu, Sep 27th, 2018 by in NEWS
    SSM Bids Fond Farewell to Annual Golf Classic

    Year after year for nearly a quarter century, it has been our pleasure to host the annual SSM Golf Classic. With each new September, we’ve celebrated the year ahead and the exciting things to come for our business, our clients and our industry partners with 18 holes out on the green and an incredible selection …

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  • Cautious Driving in Wildlife Crossings

    Mon, Sep 24th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Cautious Driving in Wildlife Crossings

    Not all animals look both ways before crossing the street. Drivers need to take extra precautions to avoid collisions during the fall due to increased animal activity. If you find yourself in an area with frequent wildlife crossings throughout October and November, take a look at the tips below to stay safe and proactive on …

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  • Musculoskeletal Injuries and How to Prevent Them

    Mon, Sep 10th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Musculoskeletal Injuries and How to Prevent Them

    According to 2015 WCB data, 5,824 Manitobans are injured by an MSI per year. A musculoskeletal injury (MSI) can be seen when muscles, tendons, discs, nerves or joints are damaged or aggravated in the musculoskeletal system. An MSI can affect anyone, but they occur most often in healthcare, trades, manufacturing, construction and service industries. Take a look at …

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  • Caution: Distractions at Your Fingertips

    Mon, Aug 27th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Caution: Distractions at Your Fingertips

    Responsible driving in the age of the cellphone Technology grows and evolves to help make our lives easier, but there are some instances where the devices we rely on to get through our day can actually make some situations more treacherous. In our province, it is illegal to use hand-held electronics while driving (i.e. cellphones, …

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  • Building Safety on Construction Sites

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    Building Safety on Construction Sites

    The construction industry continues to report the highest injury and time-loss rates across Manitoba. When working in a high-risk industry, obvious hazards that accompany the job are often the most talked about. You’re trained to operate heavy equipment safely, protect yourself against hazardous materials and careful to avoid slips, trips and falls, but the reality is …

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  • Get On Board with Workplace Safety 

    Wed, Aug 1st, 2018 by in NEWS
    Get On Board with Workplace Safety 

    If your job requires you to spend time out on open water, it’s that much more important to be prepared in case of an emergency. Take a quick look at the list below to ensure that you’re complying with legislation in addition to keeping everyone on board safe. An airtight container with at least 6 self-igniting …

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  • “Walking the Walk” for Pedestrian Safety

    Tue, Jul 17th, 2018 by in NEWS
    “Walking the Walk” for Pedestrian Safety

    According to MPI, there is an average of 190 pedestrian accidents each year in Winnipeg. Drivers and pedestrians alike are responsible for taking the proper steps to ensure their safety on the road. That said, in most situations drivers have the additional responsibility to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians.   If You’re a Driver… Unless someone …

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  • Announcing New Partnership between SSM the NWDC!

    Fri, Jul 6th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Announcing New Partnership between SSM the NWDC!

    As Manitoba’s premier provider of occupational and road safety training, SSM has partnered with the UCN and Northern Workforce Development Centre (NWDC) to deliver quality occupational safety programming in Northern Manitoba. The NWDC is a new training centre designed to equip northern workers with the qualifications required in the skilled labour market. Located at the …

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