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4 Simple Ways to Avoid Spreading Germs at Work

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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

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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.


Protective Winter Clothing

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


10 Loading Dock Safety Tips

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.


Preventing Heat Stress this Summer

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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.


Ramadan Fasting Workplace Safety Awareness

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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

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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


April 28th – National Day of Mourning

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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.


Practicing Safe Lifting

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Manual lifting is a critical component of many labour jobs and most of us do some form of lifting throughout our work day. However, incorrect lifting can lead to a variety of health problems and prevent you from being able


Driving with Transport Trucks in Bad Weather

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The winter weather has begun in the GTA and with this weather comes new hazards. It is important that we keep ourselves safe while outdoors by wearing proper protective clothing and driving safely during bad weather conditions.