Too Much Holiday Happiness Can Harm Your Health

MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2018 CAROL JONES   Ah, the holidays. Turkey, stuffing, gravy, plum pudding, shortbread cookies, pie … and that’s just the main feast. I also love the parties with yummy hors-d’oeuvres and cocktails, the office Christmas pot-luck and those endless lunches catching up with old friends during the holidays. But when it’s all…

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Going Somewhere Fast?

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2018 CAROL JONES   If you had told me six weeks ago, when I began researching about emergency preparedness, that I would be shopping around for a hazmat suit, I’d have laughed heartily. Some of my co-workers certainly did. How paranoid do you have to be? Well, it starts incrementally, with small…

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Asbestos and Occupational Health 

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2018 GUEST POST   When discussing workplace injuries, the issues that come to mind might be an accident or a fall, but workers may not think about the ones that could affect their health in more invisible ways. In Canada, the number one cause of occupational death is exposure to asbestos. Asbestos…

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Our Very Own eLearning Hero

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8, 2018 SHANNON HUNT   When I joined PSHSA a year ago, I knew the Product Development team that created PSHSA’s innovative eLearning programs was experienced, highly skilled and capable. However, I didn’t realize that we had a full fledged hero in the group. This isn’t the type of hero that wears a…

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Getting Active to #FeelGood7/24

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25, 2018 KIM SLADE   July 24 is a day when you should pause and think about what you are doing to stay healthy, prevent illness, or cope with a condition. This year the focus is on feeling good 7/24 – seven days a week, 24 hours a day, so this week we…

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