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Accommodating Medical Marijuana Use in Safety-Sensitive Positions May be an “Undue Hardship” for Employers

The inability for employers to measure impairment from cannabis is proving to have an effect in the workplace.  In a recent case, an Arbitrator ruled in favor of the employer for not placing a worker who uses medical cannabis on a project in a safety sensitive position. The Arbitrator concluded: “The Employer did not place […]

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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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Mental Health & Well Being Presentation

Did you know that every year an estimated 1.2 million Canadian children & youth are affected by mental illness? In an effort to help create awareness the SHSA is pleased to announce our partnership with the Saskatchewan division of the Canadian Mental Health Association on promoting and providing awareness to youth surrounding managing their mental health […]

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