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World Youth Skills Day 2022

2022-06-22T12:30:56-06:00

Skills and education go hand in hand. This World Youth Skills Day, let's celebrate youth that are our future, and their incredible ability to contribute amazing ideas, thoughts, and actions that will positively affect our province. What can you do to help? Offer free courses, and training opportunities to youth in your community. Mentor youth [...]

World Youth Skills Day 20222022-06-22T12:30:56-06:00

Education Week Alberta 2022

2022-04-27T11:15:33-06:00

Celebrate Education Week by reaching out to your community educators and volunteers to tell them how much you appreciate their hard work! Education plays an amazingly important role in all of our lives, and in our communities. At SafeGen, we support accessible education wholeheartedly and encourage everyone to support their schools, and the teachers that [...]

Education Week Alberta 20222022-04-27T11:15:33-06:00

Safety & Health Week 2022

2022-04-26T14:40:23-06:00

This year, we are dedicating our participation in Safety and Health Week to talking about employee rights and responsibilities, and the benefits of safety education for new employees. Safety and health week is a time to reflect on the most recent Day of Mourning (April 28), and renew our commitment to staying safe at work. [...]

Safety & Health Week 20222022-04-26T14:40:23-06:00

Electrical Safety Part Two: Don’t Get Zapped!

2022-04-14T10:36:03-06:00

In our first electrical safety blog, we focused on staying safe outside, and in this one we will fill in some gaps with information that will help you stay safe at work. Most jobs involve working with or around electricity. From mowing lawns to changing lightbulbs, to cleaning out a barn, you will likely run [...]

Electrical Safety Part Two: Don’t Get Zapped!2022-04-14T10:36:03-06:00

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

World Youth Skills Day 2021

2021-06-17T11:28:22-06:00

At SafeGen we are all about celebrating the importance of education and the role it has to play in our future generation's success. Without it, Alberta would be at a huge disadvantage. Staying engaged with learning during the past year has been a challenge and any assistance we can give to our young adults will [...]

World Youth Skills Day 20212021-06-17T11:28:22-06:00

World Health Day 2021

2021-03-25T11:35:46-06:00

This year's theme is "Building a fairer, healthier world". Not everyone has access to health and education services, and we want to help highlight this, and ensure that at least our young workers in Alberta, and all youth have the same access to workplace safety education to keep themselves healthy and safe. Let's band together [...]

World Health Day 20212021-03-25T11:35:46-06:00

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

International Day of Education

2020-12-17T09:55:21-07:00

January 24, 2021 is the International Day of Education. Created by the United Nations, this day signifies the adoption of Article 26 in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to make primary education available to all. In 1989, the Convention on the Rights of the Child declared that countries must make higher education accessible to [...]

International Day of Education2020-12-17T09:55:21-07:00

December 2020 News

2020-12-14T09:34:44-07:00

We're closing out 2020 with some exciting things on the horizon! Read our December newsletter for details.   Read more...

December 2020 News2020-12-14T09:34:44-07:00

World Teachers’ Day 2020

2020-09-22T13:43:04-06:00

“Teachers: Leading in crisis, reimagining the future” Educators have always been special people - the responsibility of teaching our future generations and imparting knowledge is a heavy one. 2020 has been a year like no other for most of us, and educators have had to adapt their strategies and perception of education to continue to [...]

World Teachers’ Day 20202020-09-22T13:43:04-06:00

New and Improved AGR 3000 Course

2020-09-21T12:29:02-06:00

We are excited to announce the release of our new and improved AGR 3000: Agriculture Safety course! The course is available to educators and students across Alberta, now. The course is part of our successful JobSafe Program, which has educated over 115,000 students. It has been updated and contains the most current agriculture safety educational [...]

New and Improved AGR 3000 Course2020-09-21T12:29:02-06:00

Education Week Alberta 2020

2020-04-27T10:16:31-06:00

Education Week really takes on a special meaning this year, with educators having to teach from a distance, parents homeschooling their children, and students taking on more responsibility in their own education than ever. Learning is truly a journey, and if there's anything that we have learned in Alberta this year, journeys can take unexpected [...]

Education Week Alberta 20202020-04-27T10:16:31-06:00

World Teachers’ Day 2019

2019-08-21T12:38:52-06:00

Where would we be without teachers? They make a vital contribution not only to education, but to society. Today, celebrate the contributions of educators throughout Alberta, and the world! Spread the love: #bestWTDever        

World Teachers’ Day 20192019-08-21T12:38:52-06:00

JobSafe Newsletter – 2018 in Review

2019-02-21T16:20:53-07:00

2018 was an exciting year for the JobSafe crew. We updated our courses and implemented a user-friendly learning management system. We are looking forward to big things ahead in 2019! Click here to catch up with JSSS. View previous editions of our monthly JobSafe Newsletter.

JobSafe Newsletter – 2018 in Review2019-02-21T16:20:53-07:00
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