Many of us have childhood memories of the intoxicating feeling of being up high on a bridge looking below or other situation where we were looking way, way down and holding on tight. Hopefully we weren’t combining that experience with an activity, but in some workplaces,...

We hear stories of bullying, or we may have experienced it ourselves. So often those who’ve suffered at the hands of others talk about how if only one person was there to support them, it would have made all the difference in the world. When...

This week it would have been difficult to not hear or see promotion of Bell’s ‘Let’s Talk’ initiative. And that’s a good thing. It brought to light key information relating to the mental health challenges so many Canadians deal with and a special message to...

Young workers need to be aware of workplace dangers regardless of the season. That said, winter adds a whole other layer to the situation: Snow. And ice. And cold. Below are several areas worth discussing with your young worker. Frostbite. Most of us associate frostbite with...

People make them every year. With great intentions, we look forward to make changes in our lives that often commence following that crystal ball dropping in Times Square. But according to Forbes Magazine, 92% of New Year’s resolutions fail. How’s that for an optimistic first...

While the seeds of the ‘me too’ movement were planted in late 2017, 2018 was when it took hold and transformed attitudes that, for the purpose of this blog, will be characterized as relating to dangerous workplace hazards. When you boil it down, the women and...

As much as we love him, some of us are disappointed that Santa does not have roll-over protection on his sleigh. That said, as parents of working children you can add something to your shopping list that will redeem Santa and offer a little extra...

Most of us know that waiting to get our summer tires removed and winter tires installed is the easy part of dealing with cold weather automotive concerns.  The wiser of us understand that the latest and greatest in snow tire technology are no match for...

For many of us, fall is our favorite season of the year. For young people it’s a time when they’re back at school and love it or hate it, there’s a lot going on! If they are a young worker, this means balancing school,...