World Youth Skills Day 2022


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

Mental Health Week 2022


Do you show empathy for others, and for yourself? Empathy is one of the qualities and actions that the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) is focused on this year. The official definition of empathy is: "the ability to understand and share the feelings of another." (Oxford Languages) Lending an ear and listening to friends, coworkers, [...]

Mental Health Week 20222022-04-27T10:33:04-06:00

Safety & Health Week 2022


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

September 2021 Newsletter


  HCS 3010 has been updated, and meet our 2020 Scholarship winner! To view the full newsletter, click here.  

September 2021 Newsletter2021-09-17T11:02:44-06:00

International Youth Day 2021


International Youth Day is a day to celebrate innovative, intelligent young people that consistently and creatively contribute to society and our global activities. You can be a youth supporter by: Asking for input from youth you work with or that are in your house hold. Actively listening to ideas. Providing guidance and mentorship. Passing on [...]

International Youth Day 20212021-07-22T14:16:17-06:00

Young Worker Safety Month 2021


Young Worker Safety Month is back, and this year the theme is: Finding Your New Normal: Self-Care Tips for Young Workers The second annual Young Worker Safety Month (YWSM 2021) will be launched throughout Alberta this August. SafeGen (formerly Job Safety Skills Society) has again teamed up with the Canadian Mental Health Association, Alberta Division [...]

Young Worker Safety Month 20212021-07-22T14:15:01-06:00

World Youth Skills Day 2021


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

National Injury Prevention Day 2021


July 5th is National Injury Prevention Day. Join us in promoting awarenesses about injury prevention, and why it's so important to be diligent in injury prevention. At SafeGen, we work to educate youth about workplace injury prevention, and the effects that even a seemingly small accident can have on your life. We encourage everyone to [...]

National Injury Prevention Day 20212021-06-17T10:41:56-06:00

June 2021 Newsletter


  Educator in-services are back, mental health course updates, and more. To view the full newsletter, click here.  

June 2021 Newsletter2021-09-17T10:54:09-06:00

Hazards in Retail (Infographic)


Working in retail can be a great summer job, or a great career choice. We want to make sure that you are properly prepared to excel in this environment, so let’s look at some of the hazards, and how to avoid them. Slips, trips and falls account for many injuries in the retail space, mostly [...]

Hazards in Retail (Infographic)2021-05-21T09:02:03-06:00

Mental Health Week 2021


This year's mental health week is all about naming and expressing emotions. Don't numb it, name it! Talk about how you feel, with someone you trust. Things may be extra stressful right now, which is why we have to work to protect our mental health even more. And voicing your emotions doesn't just mean angry [...]

Mental Health Week 20212021-04-19T11:34:17-06:00

Safety and Health Week 2021


Safety and Health week is a time to celebrate workplace safety education and training, and renew your commitment to safety! What is one thing you could do as community member, employee or employer, to prevent injury and illness in the workplace and at home? Here are a few ideas: Sunday: Make sure your garage is [...]

Safety and Health Week 20212021-04-19T10:27:43-06:00

April 2021 Newsletter


  Take a look at our winning contest videos, and find out more about our virtual presentation. To view the full newsletter, click here.

April 2021 Newsletter2021-04-26T14:11:00-06:00

International Youth Day 2020


August 12, 2020 is International Youth Day! Learn how to engage and excite youth to strengthen capacity and build trust with our younger generation.

International Youth Day 20202020-07-22T11:33:23-06:00

Young Worker Safety Month


Young Worker Safety Month is a partnership between SafeGen, HeadsUp, and CMHA, Alberta Division. We will chat about workplace safety with a focus on mental health, and run an Instagram contest for amazing prizes! Check back at the end of July to see all of the details and how you can enter to win.

Young Worker Safety Month2020-07-29T11:01:49-06:00

World Youth Skills Day 2020


Celebrate youth and their special skills this year on July 15! "The aim of WYSD is to recognize the strategic importance of equipping young people with skills for employment, decent work and entrepreneurship, and to highlight the crucial role of skilled youth in addressing current and future global challenges." The world is in the hands [...]

World Youth Skills Day 20202020-06-18T11:03:39-06:00

2019 Youth Workplace Safety Video Contest Winners


In September, we announced the start of our very first Youth Workplace Safety Video Contest, open to youth in Alberta. The response was great, and we were amazed with the quality and originality of the videos. We would like to say thank you to the students who sacrificed their time and effort to make this [...]

2019 Youth Workplace Safety Video Contest Winners2020-04-07T12:01:04-06:00

Bullying in the Workplace


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
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