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It’s flood season! Are you flood ready?

Floods are among the most frequent and costly natural disasters in Canada. Take steps to protect your property. 10 Tips to make your home #FloodReady There are lots of things you can do to reduce potentially expensive damage from overland flooding. Some are relatively quick and easy. Put sealant around…

Emergency Preparedness Week

This year, Emergency Preparedness Week (EP Week) is May 6-12, 2018. #EPWeek Emergency Preparedness Week is a national awareness initiative that has taken place annually since 1996. It is a collaborative event undertaken by provincial and territorial emergency management organizations supporting activities at the local level, in concert with Public…

North American Occupational Safety and Health Week May 6-12

One of the most important aspects of NAOSH Week is awareness. We want every workplace and community to have a hand in making NAOSH Week a success. The goal of NAOSH Week is to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on the importance of preventing injury and illness in…

WHIMIS 2015 and GHS- are you ready?

In 2015, WHMIS aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS), a worldwide hazard communication system. The main components of WHMIS 2015 are hazard identification, product classification, labeling, safety data sheets (SDS), and worker education and training. Also, here at Diversified Staffing we offer free…

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Driving distraction is one of the leading causes of traffic incidents, using a cellular device while driving contributes to a lot of these incidents. Here are a few more common examples of distracted driving: Eating/Drinking/Smoking Reading (including looking at a map, book, etc.) Applying makeup, shaving, brushing teeth, etc. Adjusting radio/cassette/CD/MP3,…

April 28th Day of Mourning

In 1991 the Parliament of Canada passed the Workers Mourning Day Act making April 28 an official Day of Mourning. On this day, all government buildings, and on Parliament Hill, the Canadian flag will fly at half-mast.  There is also a moment of silence at 11:00am to honor those who have…

Spring Cleaning in the Workplace

In the Workplace Workplace Clutter Having a lot of clutter makes it difficult to find what you need when you need it. What some people don’t know is that clutter is also a safety hazard. Cluttered work areas increase the risk of fires and slip-and-fall accidents, so take this opportunity…

Humboldt Strong!

Diversified Staffing Services paying respect to the Humboldt Broncos.  We are sending our love and positive thoughts out to everyone affected.

World Down Syndrome Day

World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD), March 21, is a global awareness day which has been officially Chosen by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected to signify the uniqueness of the triplication (trisomy) of the 21st chromosome which causes…

Calgary Food Bank

This past December, Diversified Staffing Services and PEO Canada organized a Christmas Food Drive for The Calgary Food Bank.  From this fundraiser we successfully raised 170 pounds of food and $395. We wanted to share our initiatives with others  as well thanking our staff for the great support and generous donations.
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