March 2019

allergy

Up To One In Five Suffer From Allergies

An estimated 15 to 20 per cent of the population is allergic to one thing or another. Here is a rundown on common allergies not necessarily related to work: Food allerg

traveller

Health Risks For International Travellers

If you have the travel bug, don't pick up any bugs while traveling. International travelers -- working or vacationing -- need to be careful to avoid illnesses common in ot

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Can’t Blame Canadian Company for Collapse of Supplier’s Plant in Bangladesh

Workers caught in a disastrous clothing factory collapse in Bangladesh in which over 1,000 people were killed went to Ontario court to sue the upstream Canadian company for w

Foreign Worker

Ask The Expert: Can You Force Foreign Workers to Speak English at Work?

QUESTION We get constant complaints from employees about co-workers’ not speaking English at work. We’ve explained the situation and asked them to speak English but th

swimmer

Take Care of Your Skin

AFTER THE WORKOUT OR AFTER WORK Imagine a marathon runner, a cyclist or a swimmer the day after the big race and you'll probably think of sore muscles and fatigue. But rar

robot

Robot Safety More Than Common Sense

Unlike the movie, "I, Robot," no special effects are used in real-life scenes of robots suddenly running amok and killing people. For example, there was no movie set magic

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