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Regulatory update: Alberta’s new roadside worker safety rules take effect Sept. 1

New road safety rules are coming into force to protect roadside workers Alberta this week. With the new regulations coming into effect on September 1st, there will be a heightened focus on protecting workers on roadways, especially in industries like heavy logging. These regulations emphasize the "Slow Down, Move Over"…

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How Asbestos is Killing Canadian Workers

Asbestos has long been used to increase strength and to make products longer lasting and fire-resistant. This wide spread use means the dangers of asbestos may be present anywhere from…
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FIT FOR DUTY – HOW IT IMPACTS EMPLOYEE AND EMPLOYERS

July Quarterly Update  Greg Britton, General Manager, Training Sector Danatec by We Know Training provides safety solutions to multiple industries and millions of learners around the world.  Within all of these…
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Update from the Training Sector

May Quarterly Update  It was a busy and successful first quarter in our Safety line of business as we continued to provide industry leading safety solutions to new and existing…
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The Transformation of Occupational Health and Safety Learning – Year in Review

A year of significant change, accountability and operating within new business realities, what will be the end result? Regulatory Landscape and Accountability 2018 was definitely a year of significant change…
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Have you purchased a TDG Act and Regulations Binder recently?

By Tracey Thibeau, CSS Transport Canada has made seven (7) amendments to the TDG Act and Regulations since 02 July 2014.  As per section 6.1 (2) (a) Training of the…
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CSA Z462 and Risk Assessment

Written by Terry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member CSA Z462 and Risk Assessment Introduction to Risk Assessment in CSA Z462 The CSA Z462 Workplace electrical safety Standard, both the…
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Wood Tick Safety Tips

Wood ticks have become, in recent years, a particularly bad problem facing Alberta hikers, campers and backcountry sports enthusiasts. Tick bites leave nasty itchy welts and are also carriers of…
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The Road Warrior

A glimpse into safety expert Tracey Thibeau's day-to-day It’s a rarity for Tracey Thibeau, Senior Safety Advisor for Danatec to be in the Calgary head office. As one of the…
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CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety: 3rd to 4th Edition Differences & Updates

Written by Jessica Tucker, HSE Specialist In 2018, the Canadian Safety Association updated their Workplace electrical safety Standard. The 3rd Edition was released back in 2015, making this year’s updated Standard…
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