Tips for Working the Night Shift

Are you starting a job that is on a night schedule? Maybe you’re switching from a day shift to a night shift? The transition can be tough. We’ve put together a few helpful tips to help you move to a night shift schedule.

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10 Loading Dock Safety Tips

A loading dock can be a very busy and hectic environment. Use the 10 loading dock safety tips below to prevent injury and stay safe when working in a dock environment.

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Preventing Heat Stress this Summer

Summer is upon us and there are new hazards in the workplace that we must be aware of. This great weather brings new heat- related dangers for workers, the biggest of which is Heat Stress. Read more ›


5 Tips to Refocus Your Job Search This Summer

Job searching can be difficult and it can be tempting to put aside the search during the summer in favour of soaking in the warm weather. But don’t let the great weather stop you from reaching your goal – try the 5 tips below to refocus your job search this summer!

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Boosting Your Professional Image at Work

In every job, it’s important to be sure you’re seen by both your employer and your co-workers in a professional light. Professionalism at work merits both recognition and respect. But the truth is, it’s easy to slip into a routine that puts forth a mediocre image at work. If you’ve found yourself lacking a bit when it comes to your professional image, consider these tips on how you can improve the way you’re perceived inside the office. Read more ›


Staying Healthy At Work: Bike to Work Day

Today is Bike to Work Day! If you’re lucky enough to live close enough to your work that you can ride your bike then you should! Bike riding is a great form of exercise and is a much cheaper way to commute than driving a car or taking public transit! Read more ›


Ramadan Fasting Workplace Safety Awareness

Many of us and/or our colleagues are observing Ramadan this month. Ramadan is an annual ritual in which those of the Islamic faith fast from dawn to dusk. In order to keep ourselves and our co-workers safe during this observance please remember the tips below while at work. Read more ›


Fall Awareness Week – Preventing Injury at Work

This week is Fall Awareness Week, a week which sheds light on the most common workplace injuries: Slips, Trips, and Falls.

At Breakaway Staffing it is our top priority to keep all of our associates safe on the job. Today we want to shed light on what employees and employers can do to prevent these types of injury at work. Read more ›


April 28th – National Day of Mourning

This Sunday, April 28th, is The National Day of Mourning. This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness, due to a work-related tragedy. Read more ›