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2014 Safety in Schools Industry Reception

Thank You! Thank you to everyone who attended our 2014 Industry Reception on September 18. Our team had a wonderful time speaking with various guests about our program and hearing from Evan Woolley, Deputy Mayor/Councillor for Ward 8, Wayne Spiers of SafetyBoss, students from Western Canada High School who have used our program and one of
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Welcome Back!

Welcome back, students and teachers! We hope that you all had a fun, safe summer break. We look forward to another successful year of providing vital workplace safety courses to students and we hope that you are too! As we enter the 2014-2015 school year, we would like to thank all of the teachers who
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Safety in Schools Sees Continued Growth

Over three years of operation, Safety in Schools has grown from a presence in one school with seven students to more than 160 schools with over 20,000 course enrollments, adding new schools and new students regularly. We have also recently started working with parent groups and representatives of Alberta Education to provide access to home-school
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Call for Feedback: Enter to Win an iPad Mini!

As we enter the 2014/2015 school year, we are looking for feedback from students and teachers. We want to reach as many students across the province as possible. To meet this goal, we need to know what is working well for students and educators and what we can do better. You can help us improve
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New Anti-Spam Legislation

New Anti-Spam Legislation

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation Effective July 1st, Canada has new anti-spam legislation, which requires us to alter our communication practices. In order to receive our quarterly newsletter, aimed at keeping you informed on the work that we are doing to promote young worker safety, after the new legislation comes into effect, please subscribe to our mailing
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National Day of Mourning – April 28

In 1984, the Canadian Labour Congress first declared April 28th Canada’s Day of Mourning – a time when workers, families, employers, and others across Canada come together to remember those who were injured, disabled, or have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational diseases. 188 workers in Alberta died as a result of workplace
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April is Safe Digging Month

The Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) proclaims April as Safe Digging Month, as contractors head into digging season. Every April, ABCGA works with industry sponsors to promote their message: Dig With C.A.R.E – Click before you dig. Allow time for locates. Respect the locates. Excavate with care. Failure to Dig With C.A.R.E. can lead to
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Safety in Schools continues to expand reach, surpassing all forecasts for 2013/2014 school year.

Safety in Schools continues to expand reach, surpassing all forecasts for 2013/2014 school year.

January 31, 2013 Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada is pleased to report the rapid expansion and significantly increased usage of their program. “With over 18,000 student enrolments across 118 High Schools in Alberta, the Safety in Schools industry recognized on line safety training is definitely having positive impact for both teachers and students” said
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Community Partners – Strengthening the social license to operate

Community Partners – Strengthening the social license to operate

Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada is pleased to assist Community Partners, the Oil & Gas industry’s commitment to communications, and now provides you links to this wonderful initiative. With the assistance of the Petroleum Service Association of Canada, this resource information is now available to Safety in Schools students and teachers, developing the workforce
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Safety in Schools Shows Dramatic Growth In Number Of Schools Participating In Its No-Cost Workplace Safety Training

Safety in Schools Shows Dramatic Growth In Number Of Schools Participating In Its No-Cost Workplace Safety Training

February 11, 2013  Safety In Schools Foundation Of Canada Aims To Reverse The Trend Of Increasing Numbers Of Young Workers Being Injured and Killed On The Job Calgary, Alberta (February 11, 2013)-The Safety in Schools Foundation of Canada is pleased to announce that it continues to expand across 65 High Schools during the 2012/2013 school
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