|Waste Not, Want NotWed Oct 8th, 2008
October 19-25th is Waste Reduction Week in Canada, an awareness week to assist communities, schools or businesses with waste minimization and conservation initiatives. Raising awareness for waste reduction is becoming an increasingly important …
|MOL Health & Safety Strategy, ReduxWed Sep 3rd, 2008
The now famous Ministry of Labour (MOL) goal of reducing workplace injuries by 20% over 4 years has apparently been realized in Ontario. The announcement came in June that the goal has been reached and injury rates from April 1, 2004 to March 31, 200…
|Healthy Employees, Healthy businessesWed Sep 3rd, 2008
Many Canadians spend a large portion of their day at work. In a typical weekday, Canadian workers spend over half of their waking day (10.5 hours) either working or commuting to their place of employment. Mainstream media has recently highlighted the…
|Dog Days of SummerTue Aug 12th, 2008
August 11 marks the beginning of “the dog days of summer” - so named as the Dog Star, Sirius, becomes extremely bright in the skies. For centuries, the “dog days” have been believed to be an evil time "when the seas boiled, w…
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