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In business, two common methodologies for problem solving are often observed: Proactive and Reactive. Whether it is applied to safety, production processes or asset management the fundemental differences and benefits are the same. Want to know more? Read the full article on what the differences are, common reasons why people both approaches might be used and the benefits to a proactive safety management system.
The Safety Ahead team was proud to participate in the Steps for Life 5 km on Saturday May 12th, 2022. The walk was held at Rundle Park in Edmonton, Alberta.
Steps for Life is an annual fundraiser held across Canada for the Threads of Life Association for Workplace Tragedy Family Support. Participants can choose to join one of the scheduled events or even walk a location of their choice with virtual tracking.
All proceeds from Steps for Life support Threads of Life, a national charitable organization dedicated to helping families to heal after a traumatic workplace fatality, life-altering workplace injury or occupational disease.
Today, the National Day of Mourning, we invite you to take a moment to remember those who have been lost, injured, or became ill from their work and to think of the impact an injury or loss would have on your and your loved ones.
We at Safety Ahead are committed to protecting workers and actively striving to prevent further workplace tragedies. This year we also acknowledge the sacrifices of frontline and essential workers who have died or become ill during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We encourage you to commit to working safely to prevent workplace tragedies for you, your loved ones and the people who work around you.
Given the recent weather and road conditions in Edmonton, Alberta, what better time to discuss the do’s and don’ts of winter driving! Edmonton experienced an extremely high amount of vehicles collisions due to the recent freezing rain and freeze thaw conditions. Over 100 collisions were reported in Edmonton from the freezing rain. Many of these could have been prevented by driving in a manner that is appropriate for the weather and road conditions. Please have a look at the tips below to help improve your winter driving awareness!
As the school doors open for the year, that means the traffic will get busier on our streets. With people returning from summer holidays there will also be more foot traffic around our schools.
To help with a safe commute for you, your children and those around you, be sure to follow these safety tips.
British Columbia has almost 300 active wildfires that are plaguing the province. The hot and dry weather conditions have made the situation much worse, along with lightning strikes causing even more fires to start.
June 20th is just around the corner which means summer has finally arrived in Alberta! And many people like to take advantage of our warm summer days by escaping to their favorite lake for a little R&R, which often involves getting out on a boat. While this is a fun pastime, it can also be dangerous if the proper precautions are not taken.
After a long, cold winter…. May long weekend is finally here!! The kickoff weekend for the summer! The weather forecast for the Edmonton area is looking pretty good, although let’s not kid ourselves, many Albertans have gone May long camping while there is still snow on the ground. Hopefully we are done with the snow and do not receive anymore like the recent dump of snow we received from yesterday.
A fire so large it was nicknamed “The Beast”, the wildfire in Fort McMurray started in May 2016, forcing the largest wildfire evacuation in this province’s history. It destroyed approximately 2,400 homes and buildings and spread across approximately 590,000 hectares (1,500,000 acres) before it was declared to be under control in July 2016.
When it comes to safety programs, it’s absolutely true. I recently did a little research into what it would cost to have a safety program developed, and although I had a general idea of what the average program would run but I had no idea how much of spectrum there was in terms of price and quality. I saw price ranges from $279.00 all the way up to and above $10,000.
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