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6 Workplace Safety Tips for Employees

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Guest post by Jordan McDowell The best workplace safety instructions and procedures in the world won’t make a worksite safer if safety training is completed but never demonstrated and put into place. The key to a safe workplace is good communication


Long Weekend Tips for Staying In & Going Out

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The long weekend is finally here!! As we gear up to celebrate there are many things we must take into consideration.Things like: Are we going to the cottage? Going to a fireworks celebration? Or are we just going to stay


Understanding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is every worker’s defense against hazards in the workplace. PPE is crucial to helping keep you safe while on the job. 


Preventing Heat Stress this Summer

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As summer fast approaches 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.


Save Your Hearing – Tips for at Work & at Home

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Hearing loss is not something that many of us worry about on a regular basis but there are many factors in our everyday lives that can contribute to our loss of hearing. In honour of Save Your Hearing Day today


Managing Allergies in the Workplace

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Having allergies is the worst. And unfortunately for most of us, our allergies do not go away when we leave the house. Dealing with allergies in an environment you can’t control can be very tricky and since one of the


Forklift Operating Jobs at Breakaway

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One of the most common jobs we have at Breakaway Staffing is Forklift Operating. Forklift Operators are a crucial part of the Transportation/Logistics industry and they play a very important role in moving freight effectively and efficiently through the supply


Canada Road Safety Week – May 15th-21st

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This week, May 15th-21st, is Canada Road Safety Week! This initiative is led by the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police’s Traffic Safety Committee. 


April 28th – National Day of Mourning

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This Saturday 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.


Winter Tips & a Hopeful Outlook on Spring

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If you live in the GTA like us, you’ve been experiencing some interesting winter weather over the last couple of days. It looks like spring is on hold until further notice. While we sit fingers-crossed hoping for nicer weather there