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WHMIS 2015 – An Overview

07 Sep '17

WHMIS Overview WHMIS first came into effect on October 31, 1988. It was created to address the rights of Canadian workers, to know about health and safety hazards associated with chemicals that they use or may come in contact with in the workplace. In February 2015, Canada aligned WHMIS with the Globally Harmonized System of […]

Personal Protective Equipment

31 Aug '17

WHEREVER YOU ARE, WHATEVER YOUR JOB…. USE THE RIGHT PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT! If you’re unable to eliminate or minimize a safety hazard in your workplace through engineering controls or the use of safe work practices, you’ll need to ensure that workers have and use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect themselves from that hazard. […]

The importance of changing your password

21 Jul '16

Most of us have heard by now how you should have different passwords for each of the services you use (i.e Facebook, Gmail, LinkedIn), and how a good password will include a mix of numbers, letters and special characters. It’s your first line of defense against online attackers, and will protect you from the majority […]

In support of Fort McMurray

05 May '16

We would like to recognize all the work being done by safety personnel in the Fort McMurray area. Collectively, our hearts go out to those who have been displaced and those who have lost their homes. We are currently fundraising in order to assist organizations and individuals in need. We have set a goal to […]

Did you know that Diversified Staffing Services is on Social Media?

04 Dec '15

Did you know that Diversified Staffing Services is on Social Media? We are on Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook and Instagram. Be sure to follow us to stay up to date in the latest job postings, community involvement, industry articles and general industry advice. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DSSdiversified Follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/diversified-staffing-services-ltd./ Like us on […]

‘Tis the season… for security awareness

25 Nov '15

We are approaching some busy shopping seasons over the next couple of months here, this also means there will be an increase in SPAM, Malware, Scams and Hacks etc. So here are a few tips to help you navigate the digital world this season. Ensure your security software is up to date This mainly means […]

Think about your Resume

18 Sep '15

The first impression that employers most often have of candidates is from their resume. It is important to stand out from the stacks of applications, with a resume that really sells your skills and accomplishments. Does this deserve more than a cut and paste of new job details into a template? Think about your typical […]

“Preserving your summer”

04 Aug '15

Hurry up and read this!… but take your time. As business persons our days are often filled with lists to do and we routinely rush through these tasks.  Let’s face it – time flies!  And how often have you anticipated the warm summer days only at the end of it to say, ‘Wow! Summer went […]