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First aid course created for mental health

Course interest forced Ottawa organizers to double size of program A new course is teaching people first aid skills to help those with mental health concerns and its popularity has staggered organizers. The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group provides a course training people how to recognize the symptoms of someone developing a mental illness and … Continue reading »

Vancouver Police: Jury recommends first aid requirement for police officers

A coroner’s jury has recommended that all Vancouver police officers be trained and equipped to provide first aid, as well as complete a crisis-intervention course. The jury made five recommendations following a three-day inquest looking into the death of 58-year-old Michael Vann Hubbard, who was shot by a Vancouver police officer during a confrontation in … Continue reading »

Careers: Camp Cooks/First Aid Attendant – Exploration & Mining

1984 Group of Companies (1984) is a leader in the field of Occupational Health & Safety—delivering innovative safety solutions to exploration and mining camps throughout Northern Canada and around the globe. Camp Cooks (OFA 3 certified) are dual positioned roles to manage and oversee kitchen operations and support the first aid requirements within the camp. … Continue reading »

Vancouver Careers: Safety Supervisor – Ledcor

Job Description We construct amazing things from the ground up — commercial, institutional, industrial and residential projects all over North America — and we are looking for some equally amazing people to provide the skills and talent required to make these amazing things happen. We are seeking an experienced Safety Supervisor for a future project location, in … Continue reading »

Make Mental Health First Aid Part of Your New Year’s Resolutions for 2012

The Mental Health Commission of Canada is asking Canadians to make Mental Health First Aid part of their New Year’s resolutions for 2012. “Mental Health First Aid has the same purpose as traditional first aid – to save lives,” said Sandy Allen, Program Director, Mental Health First Aid (Canada). “There are more than 47,000 Canadians to date who … Continue reading »

Safety Showers Needed as Two Workers Sprayed with Acid at Molson Brewery

Eyewash stations and emergency showers in the workplace are an absolute necessity, and justifiable expense. A recent event at a Molson Brewery shows how important these emergency showers were. These two mature males, sprayed with acid, were already dousing themselves in the emergency showers by the time emergency crews arrived. Even with such immediate access, … Continue reading »

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