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Slips, Trips and Falls: Winter Hazards

Wintertime is upon us and with it come added hazards. Road conditions are a major contributing factor in collisions during the winter months in Canada. For winter driving tips, check out this blog post. Driving on ice, snow and slush isn’t the only hazard we are faced with in the winter months. There are several
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Drowsy Driving Prevention Week

Did you know that driving while tired can be just as dangerous as driving drunk? The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety studied drowsy driving habits in 2015. They asked participants how often they drove “so tired [they] had a hard time keeping [their] eyes open.” The report revealed: 32% of drivers reported driving drowsy at
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Real Experiences, Real Impact

One thing we have learned over the years here at Safety in Schools is that often the greatest impact can be made by sharing real life experiences. Our online courses are a great resource for learning about your rights and responsibilities in the workplace, as well as the rules, standards and guidelines that will keep
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Heads Up AB Halloween Horror Movie Trailer

Heads Up AB Halloween Horror Movie Trailer

Heads Up AB does some great work producing resources such as videos, posters and a blog that focus on teaching young workers the importance of safety. Check out their newest video below! The Heads Up: Young Worker Safety campaign is all about making sure you know about safety in the workplace. Horror movies are scary.
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Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is the leading cause of motor vehicle collisions on our roads today, far surpassing even drunk driving. The problem with distracted driving is that most of the time, it feels like no big deal. Everyone KNOWS driving drunk is stupid and reckless. Everyone KNOWS that driving way too fast is dangerous. Everyone KNOWS
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Lieutenant Governor Launches SPIRIT of Vimy Contest!

Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, Lois Mitchell, has launched a new educational program to foster greater public awareness of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. This First World War battle has long been considered a significant event in the birth of Canada as a nation. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of this historic battle. The program includes
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Back to School Safety

It’s that time again – time to head back to the classroom and begin a new school year. You’ve just spent a couple of months relaxing, working, and hanging out with friends. It’s normal to get out of sync with some of your school year habits during the summer months, but that can lead to
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What can you do safer?

Whether it’s at school, at work, at home or out with friends, we all have things that we do that aren’t as safe as they could be. Maybe you have a habit of checking your text messages while you’re driving. Maybe you have a tendency to try to lift/carry more than you should in one
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That’s Got to Hurt! Lessons from the Workplace

In June 2016, we announced the winning submissions from our That’s Got to Hurt! Video and Essay contests. After the winners were chosen, notified and announced, we set to work on developing our newest course, That’s Got to Hurt! Lessons from the Workplace, which was made available to students and teachers in August of 2016.
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Your Kids At Work – A Guide for Parents

As a parent, you want to raise your kids to be self-sufficient, capable and responsible adults. Summer and part-time jobs are a great way for young people to learn these things, all while earning their own money. Of course, it can also be a bit scary letting your kids out into the working world. No
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