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Tag: Health & Wellbeing – Health, wellbeing, mental health

Back to school driving safety

– As summer is quickly coming to an end, autumn is making a comeback bringing along the sweater weather, colour change, and pumpkin spice everything. That being said, fall is also synonymous with back to school. Indeed, as students of all ages head back to class, it is important to acknowledge the fact that their homecoming …

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General Safety Training Promotion Month

– Safety is a crucial component of every workforce and it is important for employers and employees to acknowledge its significance in order to promote safe operational environments. So this month, help spread the word by joining the conversation about Occupational Health and Safety! What is Occupational Health and Safety Training for CAF/DND ? The General …

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Summer Fire Safety

– Campfires, fireworks and barbeque grills are especially enjoyable during summer social gatherings. Those popular seasonal practices share one common essential element: fire. In that sense, learning about the basics of fire safety is imperative before playing with flames. Campfires Firstly, when dealing with outdoor campfires, verify open-air burning restrictions with local authorities beforehand, and make …

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Water Safety Week

– From June 1-8, let’s bring awareness to the dangers associated with swimming in order to prevent possible accidents. Did you know that every year, approximately 520 Canadians die unnecessarily in inadvertent water-related fatalities? A high percentage of the victim toll involve young children, making them especially at risk when it comes to drowning accidents. Indeed, …

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Summer Driving Safety

– With summer right around the corner, it is important to acknowledge the multiple dangers related to driving throughout the next season. There are many factors that make the upcoming months some of the most hazardous concerning accidents and injuries involving motorized vehicles. So what makes summer driving so dangerous? First of all, summer vacations and …

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National Day of Mourning, 28 April 2019

– The National Day of Mourning, held annually in Canada on April 28, is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, suffered injury, illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy. We also honor the many families and friends who have been deeply affected by these tragedies. Every worker has the right …

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Ethically, what would you? Commentary: Diversity and dignity at work

– The focus should not be on creating a workplace devoid of personality, but on balancing professionalism and respect for individuality.

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What is mental health and how do you maintain it?

– Mental health is just as important as your physical health. It is a state of well-being that allows you to cope with the everyday stresses of life, be aware of your own abilities, work productively, and contribute to society.

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Ethically, what would you do? Commentary: Emotional support and workload

– Perceptions on the dilemma entitled Emotional Support and Workload were all over the map. They covered everything from “Mark needs to go on funded leave and be replaced by a temp” to “Mike needs to understand what compassion and teamwork means.”

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National Day of Mourning, 28 April 2018

– The National Day of Mourning, held annually in Canada on April 28, is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, suffered injury, illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy.

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