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4 Seconds is all it Takes!

It seems that the best way to provide yourself and your family with a lifelong plan for a safe future is to be as smart a possible at work. This sounds basic, but it is so often overlooked. It truly is all about “TAKING 4 SECONDS.” Just take four seconds before…

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Facts

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? PPE is equipment worn by a worker to minimize exposure to specific hazards. Examples of PPE include respirators, gloves, aprons, fall protection, and full body suits, as well as head, eye and foot protection. Using PPE is only one element in a complete hazard…

Out of a Job? Where to next?

So you are out of a job, you have exhausted your network in the process of your job search, and you have no current leads in finding a suitable position any time soon. Where to next? You may have heard of temporary staffing agencies, and you may or may not…

Working in Extreme Cold

There’s no other way to say it — it’s very, very, very cold outside. Blowing snow and frigid temperatures have descended upon the entire province of Alberta. Working in extreme cold may stress a person’s heating system. When cold is combined with other stresses such as hard physical work, loss…

New Years Winter Safety Tips

The inevitable winter ice and snow just makes a more hazardous environment that could increase the risk of injuries. Canadians will have snow and ice to deal with at home and at work. Prevent slips, trips, and falls this winter season. Keep these safety tips in mind while navigating through…

7 tips for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season

7 tips for a Safe and Happy Holiday Season: Choose a fresh Christmas tree, not a dry one. Set it up in a container of water and add more water as required. A dry tree is a fire hazard, so keep your tree fresh and moist. 2. If you think…

Resume Tips from our Office Recruiters

With the market for job search being tough these days, it is important to have a resume that will stand out in the hundreds that are submitted daily. Did you know, that it takes hiring managers on average 6 seconds to scan through a resume to come to a conclusion?…

Cold Stress: Your Winter Safety Guide

What is Cold Stress? Cold stress occurs when the temperature of the skin, as well as that of the internal body (core temperature) drops below the normal range. If the body is unable to warm itself, this may cause tissue damage and possibly death. Factors That Increase the Risk of…

An Industrial Tale

Have you been working in trades, construction, or general labour for an extended period of time and are still struggling to find a consistent, full time position? Have you ever considered the opportunities that arise with a temporary position? One of our previous Industrial Temp workers had not given it…
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