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Workplace Safety: Noise Regulation


As of July 1st 2016 Ontario made changes to Noise Regulation. These new changes are the OH&S Act Noise Regulation 381/15.

The National Day of Mourning


Today is The National Day of Mourning. This day is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job due to a work related tragedy.

Spring Safety Tips


As the weather changes and we put away our winter boots and heavy jackets in favour of running shoes and sweaters we must remember that with these changes comes a new set of new workplace safety risks.

World Health Day 2017: Depression


Today, April 7th, is World Health Day. Each year the World Health Organization (WHO) focuses on an important health issue that affects the health of millions of people worldwide. This year the theme is Depression.

The 3 Most Common Types of Workplace Injury

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At Breakaway it is our top priority to keep all of our associates safe on the job. Workplace injuries become more common when workers/employers try to cut corners or do not offer proper training.

Our Top 10 Blog Posts of 2016


As 2016 comes to an end we’d like to go back and take a look at our top 10 blog posts from this year. These posts touch on a variety of topics since we like to keep our Breakaway Blog

10 Tips for Sharing the Road with Transport Trucks


Navigating a road full of transport trucks can be difficult. It is important to use caution when driving alongside big trucks in order to keep yourself and the truck drivers safe. Read our infographic below for 10 tips for sharing

Proper Protective Clothing for Winter

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As we start to feel the first cold chills of winter it is important to remember to take proper precautions at work to keep yourself warm and safe during the winter months. Proper protective clothing is the key to keeping

Why Use an Employment Agency?


There are many reasons why a company would choose to use an employment agency to facilitate their hiring needs. Using a staffing agency like Breakaway can bring a sense of relief and ease to your hiring process.

Safety Tips for the Labour Day Weekend


This weekend is the Labour Day long weekend! As all Canadians prepare for a fantastic 3-day weekend it’s important to remember to be safe this weekend. We want everyone to have a safe and fun long weekend so we’ve put together