How critical is it to wear PPE? Fentanyl Near Miss

How important is personal protective equipment? In this startling story the truth of complacency and the need protection is laid bare; Edmonton Police Services tactical officer Scott Innes was driving away from a raid at a suspected drug house when he realized something was wrong. “I started to overheat. I Continue reading

Investigations – the power of an inquisitive mind

The story of cyclops sheep may seem like a reach for investigation theory – however it is truly awe inspiring how the inquisitive and determined minds of the investigators determined what was happening in this case. Each time we enter into an investigation, whether is is following an incident, near Continue reading

Do I need a joint health and safety committee or a health and safety representative?

What are Joint Health and Safety Committees? Health and Safety Representatives? Joint work site health and safety committees (HSC) are a group of worker and employer representatives working together to identify and solve health and safety concerns at the work site. Health and safety representatives (HS representatives) also promote awareness Continue reading

Why Phase One & Two Assessments are Critical

Buying and selling property can be exciting and profitable. However, without proper environmental assessment it can also be stressful and costly. It must be a tough week at 1510837 Alberta Ltd. and Cherokee Canada Inc. as residents of properties on their development sites receive notification that neighboring land is contaminated following Continue reading

Lessons for First Aiders – What Happens During A Stroke – TedEd

A stroke is a condition in which part of the brain is affected by an interruption to the normal blood supply. This can result from a clot in a blood vessel that stops blood passing through to brain tissue. If this condition is recognized at an early stage and hospital care Continue reading

Province looking for feedback on new OHS Act

The provincial government is looking for feedback from Albertans regarding the new Occupational Health and Safety Act. The new act, which will go into place on June 1, will define harassment and violence in all of its forms, and will require joint work site health and safety committees or a Continue reading