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Jacklyn Dixon

Jacklyn is a former Health and Safety officer now doing consulting and writting blogs. She can be reached at writingjackie@diamondmail.net

Proper Attire Can Prevent Workplace Injury

Proper Attire Can Prevent Workplace Injury

By Jacklyn Dixon

Posted Jun 21st, 2019 in Tips & News

In Canada, there are 15.5 work-related injuries occurring for every 1000 workers. Employers can help reduce the number of accidents by creating an appropriate policy for workplace attire. Clothing safety regulations can vary depending on industries, however, it is important that workers comply and employers enforce these rules.

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A Short Guide On Preventing Workplace Injuries Through A Holistic Approach

A Short Guide On Preventing Workplace Injuries Through A Holistic Approach

By Jacklyn Dixon

Posted May 23rd, 2019 in Tips & News

The Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada released a report that depicts the number of illnesses and injuries per industry, and the results are a little concerning with injuries reported in 2017 at over 250,000 cases. Industries such as Health and Social Services and Manufacturing are notorious for their high levels of risk and the figures support it. A strange result, however, is the high number of injuries and illness for those in Communication and Other Utilities...

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