Covid-19 Resources and Information

Category: Health and Safety

Hand Hygiene

Handwashing & Hand Sanitizer Use

COVID-19

We’re here to help!   As we enter a new week of unknowns, we want you to know that the priority of the Diversified Staffing team remains the same – committed to you as customers, employees and as neighbours.   We are here to help. Although our office locations remain closed to…

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…

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…

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…
Contact
DSS