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Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy

What is Steps for Life? Steps for Life – Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy is a 5 km fundraising walk to help support families who have suffered from a life-altering injury, occupational disease or workplace fatality. It’s the flagship fundraising event for Threads of Life, a national registered charity dedicated to supporting families of […]

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SHSAtv Episode 25: Preventing Workplace Violence

Preventing Workplace Violence As an employer, you may be legally required to have a violence prevention policy and plan. Even if it isn’t legally required for your industry, if your workers MAY be at risk, you have a legal responsibility to protect them from ALL hazards at work – including violence. The service and hospitality […]

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Can Suicide Be Considered “Work Related?”…..Of Course It Can

In August of last year, a Saskatchewan man took his own life.  That event in itself is a tragedy, but learning that it was attributed, in part, to his workplace, makes it all the more tragic.  The Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board made a ground-breaking decision when they said there was sufficient information to attribute his […]

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