Your employer will typically specify which certification you need but it can still be a little bit confusing navigating all the different optionsRead More
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WHAT IS A JHSC? WHAT DOES A JHSC DO? WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS IN ALBERTA FOR MY JHSC? WHAT ARE THE RESPONSIBILTIES OF JHSC MEMBERS? SETTING UP A JHSC IN 3 STEPS . HOW TO FIND PEOPLE FOR A SUCCESSFUL JHSC . DIFFERENT MEMBER ROLES ON THE JHSC . MAKING EFFECTIVE RECOMMENDATIONSRead More
2 years ago Alberta passed a bill providing changes for farm labourers. These changes received a lot of backlash, particularly to farm hands receiving workers compensation. No action has been taken on this bill and the Government claims to be taking the time needed to get it right. A bill with no regulation likely makes little difference for those at risk.Read More
We are very happy to see that this local Alberta worker was brought back to safety in stable condition. While this unfortunate incident appears to have been an honest mistake there are usually safety measures that can be taken to prevent these kinds of falls. Fall protection safety courses as well as ensuring proper gloves or footwear while climbing down manholes can be a preventative measure. This could have...Read More