“We’re still the same people delivering the same awesome service with the same great resources. We just have a new look,” says Wendy Bennett, AgSafe’s executive director.
It’s an extra piece in a portfolio of tools and resources for employers addressing the issues that arrive when when we’re hit with snow, ice, rain, fog, and fewer daylight hours.
More than half of all injuries in the accommodation industry involve this group of workers, and that’s why industry and WorkSafeBC created some new safety resources for them.
It’s important to have your grab-and-go kit because you might be stuck at work for a few days… you’ll feel a whole lot better knowing your family has emergency supplies in place, and you’ll be a lot better off if you have emergency supplies at work.
Domestic violence spills into the workplace more than half the time, says an Ontario study of 8,429 people who were harmed, harassed, stalked, or threatened by a family member or intimate relation.
The dialogue speaks for itself, along with the silent hurt in the eyes of those who are targeted.
When we work in an office, we all think we are in a safe environment, but how safe are we actually? That question was on the floor at the BC Municipal Safety Association’s 2015 conference.
“Billy and the Beast” won the Grade 8 to 10 category of WorkSafeBC’s 2015 Student Safety Video Contest. Congrats to SelfDesign High in Nelson BC.
“If workers all understood how their brains operate, we would really reduce the accident rate and save lives,” says a speaker at the First Annual Northern BC Safety Conference May 30 in Prince George, BC, Canada.
Wearing clothing and footwear that covers exposed skin can help.