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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

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

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

Canada’s Agriculture Day 2022

2022-01-24T11:40:55-07:00

Celebrate Canada's agriculture industry by raising a fork! We want to celebrate hard-working farmers and the pride they take in growing the delicious food we eat every day. Ways to celebrate: Make a dish out of food grown by Canadian farmers. Order in from a restaurant that supports local farm to table. Take a look [...]

Canada’s Agriculture Day 20222022-01-24T11:40:55-07:00

Over scheduling: Why it’s harmful, and what you can do to avoid it.

2021-07-20T10:16:28-06:00

If you’re like many people, your life is hectic and over scheduling is a constant worry. Teens are often extremely affected by this, as not only do they have their own schedules, but their family expectations as well. It’s a difficult habit to break, and can be detrimental to your psychological and physical wellbeing. How [...]

Over scheduling: Why it’s harmful, and what you can do to avoid it.2021-07-20T10:16:28-06:00

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

Canada’s Agriculture Day 2021

2021-01-28T13:16:06-07:00

Celebrate Canada's agriculture industry by raising a fork! This festive day was created to celebrate hard-working farmers and the pride they take in growing the delicious food we eat every day. Ways to celebrate: Make a dish out of food grown by Canadian farmers. Order in from a restaurant that supports local farm to table. [...]

Canada’s Agriculture Day 20212021-01-28T13:16:06-07:00

Mental Illness Awareness Week 2020

2020-09-22T13:28:30-06:00

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) 2020 is a week to celebrate mental health, and also a week to educate yourself on the effects of mental illness and those in recovery. Many Canadians are now realizing that "that there is no health without mental health", and this year's theme certainly speaks to our current world conditions [...]

Mental Illness Awareness Week 20202020-09-22T13:28:30-06:00

Back-to-School Strategies for September

2020-08-19T11:40:44-06:00

There’s no doubt that the upcoming school year will be even stranger than the last in Alberta. Many students are being welcomed back in class at schools across the province, and others will be For those learning in school, things will look very different. As the government has mandated, students will be wearing masks in [...]

Back-to-School Strategies for September2020-08-19T11:40:44-06:00

Water Safety Week 2020

2020-05-20T12:48:41-06:00

Water safety isn't just about pools - it also encompasses bathtubs, lakes, ponds, and beaches. Over 500 Canadians die each year as a result of water-related accidents. The most commonly affected age group is children aged 1-4 years, involving backyard pools. Adequate supervisions is always required when you have a backyard or above-ground pool. The [...]

Water Safety Week 20202020-05-20T12:48:41-06:00

“I’m so stressed out!”

2020-05-22T10:41:12-06:00

Let’s be honest… when they announced school was moving to online learning this year, you might have been a little happy… “This is going to be awesome!”But after more than eight weeks of this, with no end in sight, it may be getting a little stressful for you. Learning high school courses on your own [...]

“I’m so stressed out!”2020-05-22T10:41:12-06:00

Virtual Safety Day 2020

2020-05-12T10:40:17-06:00

Join us as we celebrate a virtual safety day! The annual Community Safety Day usually takes place in Rocky Mountain House, but this year they organizers are bringing you all the safety knowledge and info virtually. The event will feature dozens of organizations (including SafeGen) and educational components, as well as videos and prizes! Safety [...]

Virtual Safety Day 20202020-05-12T10:40:17-06:00

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

Safety & Health Week 2020

2020-04-27T09:39:26-06:00

This year, safety and heath take on a whole new meaning as we face a global pandemic. For those who are still working outside of the home, proper safety procedures have been brought to the top of every conversation once again. Even the most detailed safety plans generally haven't accounted for the current situation. This [...]

Safety & Health Week 20202020-04-27T09:39:26-06:00

Safety Tips for Santa

2019-12-12T14:26:09-07:00

It doesn't matter who you are, or where you work, safety is always important. Happy holidays from JSSS!

Safety Tips for Santa2019-12-12T14:26:09-07:00

Back to High School: Get to School Safely

2019-08-22T11:09:47-06:00

We all wish there was more summer fun to be had, but the start of the school year is a great time to set goals... Why not make one of them: get to school safely? “Back to school” not only signifies binders, calculators and collective groans from teens everywhere, but it also marks the start [...]

Back to High School: Get to School Safely2019-08-22T11:09:47-06:00

Why it’s dangerous to be overtired at work

2019-03-14T09:18:13-06:00

We all know the feeling: you got caught up in your favourite show… you texted until 2 am with your BFF. Life happens, and sleep gets lost in the shuffle. Unfortunately, when sleep gets missed, the job site can become a danger zone. What happens to our bodies when we don’t get the rest we [...]

Why it’s dangerous to be overtired at work2019-03-14T09:18:13-06:00

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

Bullying in the Workplace

2019-01-28T21:16:12-07:00

Bullying in any situation is uncalled for and certainly not the fault of the victim. Unfortunately, in Canada one in six employees report being bullied at some point during their career. Workplace bullying encompasses everything from physical altercations to sexual harassment to verbal attacks. Everyone has the right to a safe work environment but unfortunately [...]

Bullying in the Workplace2019-01-28T21:16:12-07:00

Flu Prevention at Work

2019-01-14T18:09:57-07:00

It’s the dreaded cold and flu season and many of us will contract this annoying and nasty virus at work. While we’d all like to be able to stay home and stop the spread of influenza, the fact is that the virus may have taken hold of you before you even notice the following common [...]

Flu Prevention at Work2019-01-14T18:09:57-07:00
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