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RSI Awareness Day 2023

2023-01-19T10:09:36-07:00

Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) can happen from even the simplest of daily tasks - from lifting, to computer work, to scooping ice cream. RSIs are a type of Musculoskeletal injury (MSI), which are some of the most common injuries among Alberta's young workers. Continual repetition of gripping, holding, bending, twisting, clenching, and reaching at your [...]

RSI Awareness Day 20232023-01-19T10:09:36-07:00

RSI Awareness Day 2022

2022-01-24T13:13:30-07:00

Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) can happen from even the simplest of daily tasks. RSIs are a type of Musculoskeletal injury (MSI), which are the most common injuries among Alberta's young workers. Continual repetition of gripping, holding, bending, twisting, clenching, and reaching at your place of work can result in painful and lifelong injuries. Today, take [...]

RSI Awareness Day 20222022-01-24T13:13:30-07:00

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2021

2021-09-21T10:07:03-06:00

Today we acknowledge and mourn thousands of children lost to the residential school system, and we honour the families and communities that are affected. To learn more about the Indigenous communities in North America, check out the University of Alberta's free offering: Indigenous Canada. "Education is what got us here, and education is what will [...]

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 20212021-09-21T10:07:03-06:00

RSI Awareness Day 2021

2021-02-19T10:16:36-07:00

Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) can happen from even the simplest of daily tasks. RSIs are a type of Musculoskeletal injury (MSI), which are the most common injuries among Alberta's young workers. Continual repetition of gripping, holding, bending, twisting, clenching, and reaching at your place of work can result in painful and lifelong injuries. Today, take [...]

RSI Awareness Day 20212021-02-19T10:16:36-07:00

Facts About MSIs (Infographic)

2021-05-04T08:30:28-06:00

Musculoskeletal Injuries (MSIs) are the most common injuries for youth workers. They are often referred to as RSIs (Repetitive Strain Injuries), Repetitive Stress Disorders, and Cumulative Trauma Disorders. These injuries can be extremely painful, and although workers may not display symptoms of them right way, they can cause a lot of trouble in later life. [...]

Facts About MSIs (Infographic)2021-05-04T08:30:28-06:00

Alberta Non-Profits Work Together to Address Youth Mental Health

2020-07-29T11:23:37-06:00

Support Young Worker Safety Month! We have teamed up with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division (CMHA, Alberta Division) and HeadsUp Alberta (young worker safety awareness group) to launch Young Worker Safety Month throughout August.  The online campaign will educate and engage young Albertans about mental health during the pandemic, and beyond. The posts [...]

Alberta Non-Profits Work Together to Address Youth Mental Health2020-07-29T11:23:37-06:00

Mental Health Week 2020

2020-04-27T10:00:54-06:00

This year's Mental Health Week is focused on asking people to #GetLoud and #GetReal about how they feel. We are all in this together, even though we're apart. Don't miss out on the chance to really say how you feel - we can connect even while we are separated physically. Each year, 1 in 5 [...]

Mental Health Week 20202020-04-27T10:00:54-06:00

Farm Hazards (Infographic)

2020-04-24T12:44:03-06:00

Every farm has hazards... do you know what they are? Every year workers in the agriculture industry are needlessly injured. Learn about some typical farm hazards (below) and how to avoid them.    

Farm Hazards (Infographic)2020-04-24T12:44:03-06:00

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2019

2019-09-19T14:33:30-06:00

Over 50,000 Canadians miss work each week due to mental illness. Mental illness affects millions of people world wide and is something that almost half of Canadians have had or have by the time they turn 40 years old. Isn't it time we end the stigma and increase access to mental health services? These are [...]

Mental Illness Awareness Week 20192019-09-19T14:33:30-06:00

Ladder Safety Infographic

2019-05-28T12:08:21-06:00

Falling off of a ladder can not only put a huge cramp in your day, it can result in an injury that affects the rest of your life (or worse). Our HCS 3010 course has a whole unit dedicated to ladder safety, which will give you all of the tips and tricks you need to [...]

Ladder Safety Infographic2019-05-28T12:08:21-06:00
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