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Essay and Video Contest Winners!

Throughout the 2015-2016 school year, we ran video and essay contests asking students to tell us about their experiences in the workplace. Students were asked to send in a short video or essay outlining a workplace incident or near-miss that they either experienced or witnessed, describing what went wrong and how it could have been
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New Course Development

New Course Development

For five years, Safety in Schools has focused on providing young workers with the knowledge that they need to stay safe at work by offering free, industry-recognized safety training through Alberta schools. We recognize that there is more to keeping our young people safe than teaching the facts. We need to change attitudes and reach
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Heavy Machinery – It Always Wins!

2016 is a big year for us at Safety in Schools. We launched our newest course, Life Lessons – Learning the Hard Way, in February and are now continuing work on the development of two more new courses. That’s Got to Hurt! Lessons from the Workplace will be based on real-life experiences of Safety in
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Electrical Safety Month

May is Electrical Safety Month. Electricity is something that we all use every day but many of us don’t fully understand. It is important that we all know the basics of how to stay safe, but it is especially important that anyone who works with electricity, either at work or at home, understands the risks
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We’ve Extended the Deadline!

We have decided to extend the deadline for our ongoing video, essay and social media contests to allow students a bit more time to enter! May 31 is the new deadline for students to get their entries in for our Video and Essay contests. By participating in either contest, you can win up to $1500!
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Fort McMurray Fire Situation

We were deeply saddened to hear about the ongoing wildfire situation in Fort McMurray and  the surrounding area. Having visited that community several times over the past couple of years, our staff have grown fond of the city and the beauty of the boreal forest that grows within and surrounding it. Fort McMurray is a
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