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  • SSM offers courses in Manitoba’s north

    Fri, Sep 29th, 2017 by in NEWS
    SSM offers courses in Manitoba’s north

    The Northern Manitoba Mining Academy (NMMA) is located in Flin Flon, Manitoba – on the edge of the Precambrian Shield and home to the Flin Flon-Snow Lake Greenstone Belt, one of the most prolific mining belts in the world. Within this vibrant, mineral-rich resource industry is an ongoing commitment to the health and safety of …

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  • Traffic Safety for Back-to-School

    Mon, Sep 25th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Traffic Safety for Back-to-School

    Students and teachers have been back to school for a while now, and you’ve likely noticed a change in traffic patterns. There are many things that motorists can do to help protect children on their way to and from school. Obey those speed limits – Where signs are posted, on Monday to Friday from 7am …

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  • FREE Sessions – Psychological Safety in the Workplace

    Tue, Sep 19th, 2017 by in NEWS
    FREE Sessions – Psychological Safety in the Workplace

    If you’re a member of the agriculture, oil, gas, and mining sector, don’t miss out on a FREE Manager’s Workshop or employee Lunch & Learn on Psychological Safety in the Workplace. The session and workshop will be presented by Vital Life. For more information, download the information sheet or contact Michelle Paterson at 204-779-1887 (ext. …

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  • Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention

    Mon, Sep 11th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention

    Musculoskeletal injuries are the most common and costly workplace hazards. The good news is, they are preventable. Manitoba legislation states that “when an employer is aware, or ought reasonably to have been aware, or has been advised, that a work activity creates as risk of musculoskeletal injury, the employer must (a) ensure that the risk …

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  • Count the Tees Winner!

    Thu, Sep 7th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Count the Tees Winner!

    Bridgeport Office Solutions, one of our wonderful golf sponsors, hosted a Count the Tees Contest on their hole yesterday. There were 314 tees and the lucky winner with the closest guess was Ed Van Damme from Bituminex Paving. Congrats, Ed, you’re now the owner of a new iPad!

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  • Cannabis at Work Conference & Master Class

    Thu, Aug 24th, 2017 by in NEWS
    Cannabis at Work Conference & Master Class

    Medical marijuana is a rapidly changing topic and has great implications for workplaces. Managing medical marijuana in the workplace is complex and requires specialized knowledge of medical cannabis, workplace policy and case law. Approaching recreational legalization adds another layer of challenges. This conference brings together a team of workplace experts to ensure you have the …

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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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