Health & Safety Best Practices


Leaf Allergens Alone

If you suffer from seasonal allergies, you might be excused from the annual chore of raking up leaves. But if your doctor's note doesn't let you off the hook, wear a dust mas


Hug A Tree

Looking at nature may make you healthier, researchers at Emory University's Rollins School of Public Health found. They learned patients recovered from surgery faster w


Give Excuses The Boot

Excuses, excuses. There are lots of excuses for not using protective footwear, but they all sound feeble compared to a foot injury.   “They hurt my feet.” But


Fatigue Has Many Causes

You are what you eat, drink and smoke. Adding those factors to such things as shift work, prescription and non-prescription drugs, lifestyle, ergonomics, working enviro


Forklift Fitness

Every good pilot goes through a checklist to make sure his plane is in good shape before he takes off. A forklift operator is like a pilot too -- even though that operator

Jewelry Hazard

Machinery Entanglement Isn’t Only Jewelry Hazard

Jewelry has its place, but certainly not in work situations where it may become entangled in moving machinery. An incident investigated by WorkSafeBC illustrates another type

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