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Protective Winter Clothing

We are approaching the coldest time of year which means that many workers will have to tackle the cold when they go to work every day. We put together an infographic based on the fantastic resource provided by the CCOHS


How Health and Safety Knowledge Can Strengthen Your Job Search

Guest post by Holly Shaw Do you think about health and safety in the workplace when searching for a job? Most of us don’t. We think about pay, benefits, and whether or not we’re a good fit for the workplace.


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.


Currently Not Accepting Walk-ins

Please be aware of the following change to our hiring process in response to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please be aware of the current rise in illness due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Transmission has been reported in Canada, most often through person-to-person exposure, so we remind everyone to wash your hands frequently, maintain social distancing, practice respiratory hygiene, and


4 Simple Ways to Avoid Spreading Germs at Work

As we are in the midst of flu season and concern grows around the Coronavirus it is important to ensure that you are not spreading germs in the workplace. Follow the four simple steps below to keep yourself and others safe and avoid


Winter Driving Tips for Sharing the Road with Transport Trucks

The winter weather has begun and with this weather comes hazardous driving conditions. It is important that we stay safe on the roads by driving extra cautiously during this time of year and protecting ourselves and others as we navigate through this weather.


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.


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


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