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MEDICAL MARIJUANA & THE WORKPLACE

Medicinal marijuana (or cannabis) is quickly making its way towards widespread legality across Canada. This presents a whole host of issues for business owners, managers and supervisors as this drug becomes regulated and prescribed to the labour force. If you are in this position, keep reading for a summary of SET Safety’s Managing Medical Marijuana…

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LOCKOUT/TAGOUT: What is it and why is it important?

Accidents at the workplace can cause serious injury or worse, so there are many regulations and safety measures put in place for prevention. One such standard is Lockout/Tagout, drafted by the Canadian Standards Association Group and endorsed by the Standards Council of Canada for the purpose of controlling hazardous energy. Proper lockout and tagging out…

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WCB CLAIMS: Real Costs for Canadian Businesses

A workplace injury is serious on many levels, but once the wellbeing of the employee is confirmed– much of the focus should turn to the Workers’ Compensation Board claim and the road back to good health. The reality of this situation means that the business must shoulder the burden while the employee recovers. Since workplace…

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5 DEFENSIVE DRIVING TIPS

If your business or vocation requires any amount of driving, it is important to familiarize all operators with modern, defensive driver standards. SET Safety offers online defensive driving training approved by the Government of Alberta– which also grants graduates reduction of three (3) demerits from their licence. If you plan to provide or take this…

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ONLINE ORIENTATION: Streamlining Processes with Virtual Proctors

Many companies shy away from online orientation for staff due to strict certification and safety requirements. When obligated to test or review a new employee’s competency, having a professional in the room seems like common sense. In this modern age of technology, we have bridged that gap thanks to innovations such as virtual proctors. Virtual…

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SAFETY TRAINING: 5 Benefits of Blended Learning

Modern safety training is commonly delivered in two forms: classroom and online. Due to the industry’s growing needs, a new philosophy has developed that combines both! Known as blended learning, this teaching strategy uses elements of both traditional safety training methods. Read on for five benefits of the competency-based, blended learning used in SET Safety’s…

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ONLINE CERTIFICATION: Making Life Easier for Safety Professionals

Avoid the hassle of paperwork, calendars, sticky notes or worse– SET Safety’s online certificate tracking makes life easier for everyone in the industry! Our record management systems are cutting edge, easy to use and totally customizable. Still not convinced? Read on for a few of the most helpful features of online certification. NEVER MISS A…

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5 Reasons to Take Slinging & Rigging Training Online

Do you need to take ‘Safe Slinging and Rigging’ training to get a new job, keep your position or further your career? Do your employees require up-to-date slinging or rigging safety techniques and regulations? SET Safety offers online safety training courses, built in alignment with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and the American National Standards…

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What Is Fall Protection?

“Have a nice trip– see you next fall!” An innocent stumble in front of your friends may cause a few chuckles, but in the workplace: slips and falls are no laughing matter. As it is one of the most common causes of working injuries and fatalities, Alberta OH&S regulates some of the strictest fall protection…