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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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  • Arming New Workers with the Knowledge of Safety

    Tue, Jul 3rd, 2018 by in NEWS
    Arming New Workers with the Knowledge of Safety

    Young people are most likely to experience injuries in the first year after entering the workforce. Young workers, with all their enthusiasm and determination to get the job done, often aren’t aware of the risks and hazards that come with working their first job. Did you know? People under 18 years old are not allowed to work …

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  • “Speed Fines Double”

    Mon, Jun 18th, 2018 by in NEWS
    “Speed Fines Double”

    Just because workers aren’t present doesn’t mean you won’t get fined for speeding in construction zones. Reduced speed limits in construction zones are designed to keep workers on-site safe. However, construction zones can be dangerous places for drivers too if people aren’t abiding by the designated rules and regulations. Speeding, even when there aren’t any …

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  • Harness the Safety of Fall Protection

    Tue, Jun 5th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Harness the Safety of Fall Protection

    15% of all injuries & fatalities in Manitoba workplaces are a result of a fall. Who needs fall protection? Whether you’re working on a roof, painting ceilings or cleaning windows, if you’re at risk of falling from a height of 3 metres or more while you’re at work, you need to be wearing fall protection …

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  • Cycling Safely in the Summer

    Tue, May 22nd, 2018 by in NEWS
    Cycling Safely in the Summer

    Approximately 158 Manitobans are hurt due to cycling-related injuries every year. The tips below can help you avoid becoming part of a statistic. Cycling is a great way to stay active with the family, commute to work and explore the outdoors, but it’s important to remember to share the road, and how to stay safe …

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  • SSM Brings Workplace Safety to the North

    Fri, May 11th, 2018 by in NEWS

    Safety Services Manitoba has been a proud supporter of occupational safety training in the north by partnering with the Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA) in Flin Flon. On Tuesday, June 5, the NMMA and the Flin Flon Regional Centre, located at 2/4 Hart Avenue, will be hosting an open house from 11 AM to 2 …

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  • Tips for Trucks, Trailers and Towing

    Tue, May 8th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Tips for Trucks, Trailers and Towing

    With the summer fast approaching, the highways will soon be crowded with travellers en route to their weekend getaways. Whether you’re towing a boat, camper or tractor, there are a few things to keep in mind before you hit the road. Make sure your trailer and towing vehicle are compatible. Have you ever seen a …

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  • Road Safety for Motorcycles and Scooters

    Tue, Apr 24th, 2018 by in NEWS
    Road Safety for Motorcycles and Scooters

    If you’ve been patiently waiting all winter long to get your wheels back on the road, the time has finally come!  Whether you’re new to riding and aren’t familiar with road etiquette or a seasoned pro that could use a refresher, the tips below can serve as some helpful reminders. Both motorcycles and scooters alike …

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