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  • Finning expands safety focus - Finning Saskatchewan is expanding its health and safety focus to families of employees, especially their children, in a new off the job injury prevention initiative. One way to include children and families in this new initiative had children of Finning Saskatchewan staff participate in a colouring contest, with important household safety tips and reminders on…
  • Finning has many reasons to celebrate - Finning Canada opened for business in Regina two years ago and has been on an impressive roll ever since. At a recent barbecue for Finning employees and their families, the company celebrated an anniversary, a special ongoing milestone and took the lead on a new initiative that is sure to spread across the Finning family…
  • Continuing the safety journey: 8th Annual Health & Safety Leadership Charter Event - Healthy and safe lifestyle choices continue to gain momentum across the province. More than 250 business and community leaders attended the 2017 Health and Safety Leadership Charter event at Saskatoon’s Prairieland Park where safety was the theme of the day. About 25 new signatories signed the Charter at the event and agreed to its seven…
  • New TV show ZERO spreads Mission: Zero - The red carpet was rolled out for guests who arrived at Access Communications to watch the premiere episode of ZERO, a new TV series that aims to spread the message of Mission: Zero. Guests gathered in the lobby of Access Communications to meet the “stars” of the first episode and to celebrate this new series,…
  • Toolkit to address violence in Saskatchewan workplaces - Violence should not be something anyone experiences at work, but it is happening for some Saskatchewan workers. To deal with this reality, a province-wide initiative known as the Provincial Violence Prevention Framework has been started by the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) and the Saskatchewan Association of Safe Workplaces in Health (SASWH). Violence is the…
  • Help Saskatchewan school safety video become national fan favourite - Vote for Clavet Composite School as they once again go to the national video competition after winning the WorkSafe Saskatchewan Youth Video Contest. The video — Focus on Safety – was done by Shannen Garibay and Maria Himbeault with the support of their teacher Faron Hrynewich. Their prize is $1,000 with their school receiving $1,500…
  • Finning Regina celebrates - Smiling children and spouses, friends and family fill photos that decorate a poster board on a wall inside the cafeteria at Finning’s Regina branch. Those in the photos all expect their loved one to return home at the end of their shift at Finning. Teams there rebuild massive engines and transmissions on some of the…
  • Saskatchewan’s workplace injury rates dropping under Mission: Zero - Fewer injuries are happening at Saskatchewan workplaces since the introduction of Mission: Zero, but there is still more to be done to get the injury rate to zero in the province, which is its goal. Many workplaces in Saskatchewan saw no one hurt on the job last year. In fact, 88 per cent of Saskatchewan…
  • Videos to prevent ergonomic injuries in manufacturing - Lift with your legs. Bend your knees. Wear your protective gear. It sounds like a broken record, but it bears repeating. Injuries suffered at work will hurt even more after you learn they could have been prevented had you taken the time to be safe. Almost every task we take on in a day is…
  • Do CEOs influence safety? - A company-wide memo regarding health and safety at the workplace delivered by the CEO through email may not carry much weight with employees, especially those furthest from the top along the front lines. But when a CEO’s safety messaging is delivered to management and direct supervisors and passed along to employees at every level, the…
  • 12 Days of a Safe Christmas - Gift exchanges with friends and loved ones and an abundance of delicious food and drink, Christmas is a time to celebrate, indeed. A lot of preparation and planning goes into making the holiday season special, and we want everyone to revel in this festive time. Perhaps what is overlooked during this busy time of year…
  • FCL becomes strategic partner - Tom Kishchuk’s hope is that every FCL employee gets home in the same condition in which they arrived at work – safely. As the vice-president of Operational Support for Federated Co-operatives Limited, Kishchuk made known FCL’s commitment to workplace safety in early November by signing a three-year strategic partnership agreement with Safe Saskatchewan. “For FCL,…
  • Safety Expo growing in popularity - A recent buzz of activity within the Cypress Health Region has been centred around one common theme – safety. In late October, the CHR hosted its fifth annual Safety Expo, which saw more than 400 visitors pass through Swift Current’s Cypress Regional Hospital over the two-day event. The timing of the Safety Expo coincided with…
  • Injury costs add up - Infographic
  • Video contest promotes workplace safety - It’s no secret that teenagers are savvy and creative when it comes to using technology and the Internet. Worksafe Saskatchewan wants to reward the students who excel at video production and self-promotion. The Worksafe Saskatchewan Youth Video Contest invites all students in Grade 9-12 to produce a two-minute video that focuses on workplace safety and…
  • How CEOs influence organizational safety - Managers and supervisors are likely to play follow the leader when it comes to safety behaviour. A recent study conducted in Saskatchewan revealed that an organization’s safety climate (i.e., the relative priority put on safety) is shaped by the CEO. The safety-related actions of those at the top tended to cascade throughout the organization and…
  • Safety pays - Infographic
  • Safety Days continues to grow - Safety Days at SaskPower shows how an organization can go from thinking about health and safety to doing something that shares practical skills and values. SaskPower is a strategic partner of Safe Saskatchewan, dedicated to the goal of achieving Mission: Zero. The annual event is a strong example of how a workplace and its employees…
  • 2017 WorkSafe Saskatchewan Safe Worker & Safe Employer Awards - Each year, WorkSafe Saskatchewan celebrates workers and employers who go beyond their job description to make their workplaces and our province a safer place to be. Has your company made great strides in safety? Apply today! Know someone who has had a great safety idea? Nominate them to be the 2017 Safe Worker. APPLY NOW…
  • Preventing injuries on and off the job - Infographic
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