Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sprains and strains: Spot It. Fix It

The Workers’ Compensation Board of Nova Scotia has developed an interactive online tool to recognize some common musculoskeletal hazards (ergonomic problems) and find the best solution.  It only takes about two minutes to run through the six scenarios.  To give … Continue reading

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Summer Safety Hazards

Summer brings lots of hazards–weather, heat, faster food spoilage, insect bites, poisonous plants, more work zones, and the list goes on. A recent article in the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety’s Health and Safety Report highlighted some of … Continue reading

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