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Tag: Safety – Workplace safety

DT News: Exercise STAGED RESPONSE and Safety and Health Week

– Being a firefighter in the National Defence Fire Service has inherent risks of exposure to potential carcinogens while working on the job.

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Beware of these seven common accident causes

– Consider this statistic: 80 out of every 100 accidents are the fault of the person involved in the incident. Unsafe acts cause four times as many accidents and injuries as unsafe conditions.

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Beware of carbon monoxide and check your alarms

– Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, tasteless and odorless gas produced when fuels such as propane, gasoline, natural gas, heating oil or wood have insufficient air to burn completely.

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Military Police cautions against impaired driving

– The legalization of cannabis has made Standard Field Sobriety Testing a necessary method for determining non-alcohol related impairment, and Military Police units across Canada have members already qualified to conduct these roadside tests.

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Look what was found in the mail!

– In July 2018, during a routine X-ray examination of incoming parcels, a mail sorting centre serving the National Capital Region (NCR) discovered a suspicious object which necessitated the location to cease operations and to shut down immediately.

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Ammunition and Explosives Safety Information Management Systems (AESIMS) Update

– Unit Ammunition Representatives (UAR) and Unit Explosives Safety Officers (UESO) now have roles to play in AESIMS.

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Water Safety Week, June 2-9

– Water Safety Week is an annual campaign to educate Canadians on how to stay safe around water and prevent drowning incidents. Every year, approximately 520 Canadians die needlessly in unintentional water-related fatalities.

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