December 20, 2019

  • Food-Safety-During-Pregnancy

A Guide to Food Safety During Pregnancy

Pregnant women and their unborn children are particularly vulnerable to foodborne illnesses. Pregnancy brings about immune system changes that can worsen these illnesses and cause serious harm. In certain cases, foodborne illnesses can cause miscarriage or premature delivery. Toxoplasma gondii and Listeria are examples of illnesses that infect the fetus, despite the mother not feeling sick.

July 25, 2019

  • Why Basic First Aid Knowledge is Necessary

Reasons Why Basic First Aid Knowledge is Necessary

People often shy away from taking First Aid training programs. The reasons behind this usually are: They are too busy for one They think that they already know the tidbits from the internet They don’t know how to go for training They think accidents happen to others and not to them and their loved ones

  • Confined Spaces Hazard

How to Protect Employees from Confined Spaces Hazard

Over a 100 workers every year suffer fatal injuries while working in confined spaces that require a permit. These spaces are naturally confined and made in such a way that presents hazards leading to significant injury. The key factor here is to control issues around the work zone in such a way that you can

  • Be Prepared! How to Build Your Own Emergency Kit

Be Prepared! How to Build Your Own Emergency Kit

An emergency kit can come in handy in many situations. They can help save precious lives during medical emergencies, keep you from starving if you’re stranded, and help you survive in tough of condition. So how do you make your own and what should be in it? We’re here to help.

7 Ways Workplace Fatigue Can Harm Your Employees

Workplace fatigue is a major issue in Canada. Seven out of ten employees report that they’re constantly tired at work. This costs the Canadian economy $51 billion annually. Other than the economic concerns, fatigue also leads to great personal damage to employees.

April 6, 2019

  • How to Help Your Colleague During an Epileptic Attack

How to Help Your Colleague During an Epileptic Attack

An epileptic attack can happen anytime, anywhere. Some  of the known triggers of this kind of seizure are: stress; an overload of emotions such as anger, fear, and worry; flickering lights; lack of sleep; and many more.

February 25, 2019

  • Loud Noises Can Cause Workplace Injuries

Loud Noises Can Cause Workplace Injuries

With construction and infrastructure projects hitting an all-time high in Canada, comes an increased risk of noise pollution. Not only is noise pollution bad for the surrounding environment and neighbourhoods, operating loud machinery and working on construction sites can result in noise-related injuries for workers. A research study found that there was a high fatality rate among