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Managing WCB Claims

  • 29 September 2021
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 44
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Managing WCB Claims

Handling WCB Claims can be time consuming, confusing, and overwhelming to even an experienced safety person. It is very important that WCB Claims are handled effectively from the moment of injury/illness to ensure that the worker is able to recover as soon as possible but also to keep the cost of the claim to a minimum.

Working in Poor Air Quality Conditions

  • 19 July 2021
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 317
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Working in Poor Air Quality Conditions

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.

Boating Safety Tips!

  • 17 June 2021
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 369
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Boating Safety Tips!

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.

Be Prepared for Wildfire Season

It’s been 5 years since the devastating blaze in Fort McMurray

  • 3 May 2021
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 461
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Be Prepared for Wildfire Season

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.

Fire Safety Plan

  • 12 November 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 2216
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Fire Safety Plan

Imagine a fire starts in your house, starting to block all exits and ways out. You’re trapped and can’t get out of the house. You start to panic. Wishing you would have come up with an escape route or plan to get out. This is where the Fire Safety Plan comes in handy. Fires affect thousand of Canadians every year whether they are workplace fires, house fires and/or forest fires.

Working During COVID-19

  • 24 September 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 2770
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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. 

Working in Hot Conditions

  • 29 July 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 3530
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Working in Hot Conditions

When the summer months come along, so do the heat advisories. Temperature extremes can become dangerous to your health. When working in conditions with excessive exposure to heat, heat illnesses are a concern since heat stroke is a possibility.

Reporting to OHS and What to do When Issued an OHS Order

  • 15 July 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 3909
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Reporting to OHS and What to do When Issued an OHS Order

As a worker, you have the right to know about health and safety, the right to refuse dangerous work and the right to participate in health and safety.

Preparing for Severe Weather

  • 22 June 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 3422
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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. 

How to Protect Yourself from Flu Pandemics

  • 9 March 2020
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 4385
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How to Protect Yourself from Flu Pandemics

As news breaks that the most recent flu, perhaps even pandemic, Coronavirus (COVID-19), is starting to spread around the globe, I can’t help but think how can we best keep ourselves, loved ones and workplace safe? 

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