Upcoming Amendments to the WCB Act and How They Impact Your Workplace

On October 1, 2024, amendments to The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013, will come into effect, introducing changes that may impact Community Service and Hospitality organizations. These amendments will improve workers’ compensation system efficiency by simplifying and clarifying the workplace injury claims process for everyone involved, ensuring better support for injured workers and employers. Rest assured, […]

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Identifying an Overdose & Administering Naloxone – Are You Prepared?

Within the Community Service and Hospitality industries, organizations see many diverse clientele daily, especially hotel and restaurant members. The constant flow of people may expose workers to unusual emergency situations. Misuse of opioids continues to rise in our communities, and the chance of an overdose happening at the workplace is rising as well. Opioids are […]

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Safety Awareness: Being Present in the Moment

Many things are going on around us, and distractions occupy our minds. With the extra challenges and noise we face today, it is difficult to be truly present in the moment, especially at work. Being aware, focusing, giving full attention, and being truly present in the moment while completing work tasks can increase safety and […]

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Recognizing Nine Years of Service Excellence!

In 2015, the Service Hospitality Board of Directors welcomed two new members, Kirk Heidecker and Kevin Danchuk. Nine years later, we recognize and thank them for their long service. Kirk is the Human Resources Manager at SaskAbilities. He has a history of working in non-profit organizations. Kirk brought to the Board skills in return-to-work, coaching […]

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Working Alone in Community Services: Tools to keep your workers safe!

Disability, youth support, and other community service workers often work alone or in isolated environments. Whether working a shift in a group home, providing care in someone else’s home, or the community, these workers often work in unpredictable and irregular conditions. These circumstances heighten the risk of both psychological and physical harm due to the […]

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