Seasonal Safety

snowstorm

Uneasonable to Expect Worker to Risk His Life Driving thru Snowstorm

After 5 years of repeated denials, a CRA employee prevailed in his quest to get 3.5 hours of pay after being able to get to his Charlottetown office during a snowstorm. He di

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Timely Tips Make Winter Driving Less Tense

Time is a major factor in winter driving safety, not only in terms of the need to allow more time to get to a destination, but also in pre-trip planning. The following tip

wind

Don’t Turn Your Back on Wind Hazards

A stiff wind, especially when coupled with chilly or frigid winter temperatures, increases the misery factor sometimes associated with working outdoors. But the wind can be m

ice

Picture This! Icy Slip and Slide!

Winter weather means snow and ice, which can cause slips-and-falls. So, this time of year, it’s important to take steps to ensure that outdoor areas of the workplace, such

Slips

Get a Grip on Winter Slips and Falls

Slip, trip and fall hazards are present 12 months of the year, but the stakes go up during the winter months, when ice forms on walkways, ladders and work platforms. Slips

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Tips for Driving in Blowing Snow and Whiteout Conditions

Blowing snow may create whiteouts where snow completely blocks your view of the road. When blowing snow is forecast, drive only if necessary and with extreme caution. Befo

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