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Young Workers: Extra Hiring Considerations

Labour Shortage has Employers Looking Towards Younger Workers

  • 7 July 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 216
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Young Workers: Extra Hiring Considerations

A lot of workers retired the past few years and others have simply left the industry since the 2014 recession looking for more stable employment. To fill the demand, many employers are looking to younger workers to fill the employment gap. As we welcome Generation Z into the workforce, keep in mind the specific challenges that face these workers. Want to know more about what you should consider before hiring young workers? Read the full article.

Proactive and Reactive Approaches to Safety Management

  • 29 June 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 223
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Proactive and Reactive Approaches to Safety Management

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.

Health and Safety Committee Legislation Changes

  • 18 April 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 346
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Health and Safety Committee Legislation Changes

On December 1st, 2021, revisions to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act made major changes to the requirements for Health and Safety committees and representatives. How does this affect you and your workplace? Check out this article for more information on what’s changed and how it might effect you.

Alberta to Improve Highway Safety

The Traffic Safety Amendment Act

  • 24 March 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 427
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Alberta to Improve Highway Safety

In response to the recommendations from Spring 2021 roadside worker safety online survey the Alberta Government has put forth Bill 5, the Traffic Safety Amendment Act. If passed, the bill will introduce changes to the Traffic Safety Act that will increase safety measures to better protect roadside workers and first responders on Alberta Highways. Check out our full article for further details on what will be changed and how it will affect driving on Alberta Highways.

Edmonton Face Covering Bylaw Repealed

  • 14 March 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 432
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Edmonton Face Covering Bylaw Repealed

As of March 8th, 2022 Edmonton has repealed it’s Temporary Mandatory Face Coverings Bylaw and aligned itself with the Alberta public health restrictions that came into effect on March 1st. Continue reading for more information on what restrictions still apply and other helpful tips for managing your risk of COVID-19 exposure.

Covid-19 Restriction Changes

  • 2 March 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 472
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Covid-19 Restriction Changes

March marks the beginning of spring and with it comes major changes to COVID-19 restrictions in Alberta. As of March 1st Alberta has officially moved to Step 2 of it’s 3 step plan. Read up on the latest changes, what's been lifted and what's here to stay. 

Working During COVID-19

  • 24 September 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 3561
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Working During COVID-19

With COVID-19 spreading across the globe, some companies have been changing their working situations to allow their employees to work from home, but some companies are unable to do that and their employees still need to go into the office. This blog will give you some tips whether you are either working from home or if you are back working in the office. 

Preparing for Severe Weather

  • 22 June 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 4108
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Preparing for Severe Weather

After the long winter we’ve had, we finally get to look forward to some warm sunny summer weather. But with that beautiful summer weather, we all know what comes along with that, and that’s…. Thunderstorms. 

Are You Ready for the New COR Audit?

  • 12 September 2019
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 7703
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Are You Ready for the New COR Audit?

Have you adapted your safety program to comply with the new COR Legislation that came into effect this past January? Or are you going to be applying for your COR Audit for the first time? No matter your level of experience with COR, all companies will be audited at a new level of standards.

OHS Contact Orders

What happens if I get one? How do I deal with it?

  • 23 May 2019
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 8382
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OHS Contact Orders

Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Officers have the authority to issue orders to employers and worksite parties that require specific actions that will result in compliance with Alberta OHS legislation.

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