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Ice cold safety

Posted by Zedi Health and Safety Team on Feb 13, 2019 12:08:27 PM

Snow, freezing rain, flash freezes, sleet, black ice or it all put together on any given day and you have the perfect ingredients for stress, danger and a potential catastrophe; or as most of us refer to it as - Winter.

On top of these Winter stresses, we’re also dealing with trying to balance work, life, deadlines, social, and family obligations. It’s easy to get frustrated and stressed over the extra time and effort it takes to get going each morning, when you have to shovel snow, clear off the car, wait for the defroster to even start working and inevitably, get stuck in endless traffic.

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The gift of safety

Posted by Zedi Health and Safety Team on Dec 19, 2018 1:39:00 PM

The holiday season is here and no matter which holiday(s) you celebrate (or not), it's a change in the season that affects everyone. Traffic is more hectic as the time draws near, and chances are pretty good that those that said last year that they will be better prepared for the next holiday season, are not.

Most of us will being getting more than enough of an emotional charge from watching way too many of the Christmas movies on TV that we watch every year that always manage to bring our senses to a yearly high. Many of us have family and friends coming to our homes, and we'll will be in a rush to make it a ‘perfect day’ and in a full on panic to get all the details just right to make it memorial, and joyous for all.

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Keeping your team safe

Posted by Zedi Health and Safety Team on Oct 4, 2018 2:37:00 PM

Each one of us has a role to play in creating a safe working environment. We also have a responsibility to help keep our co-workers safe.

This is particularly true when it comes to new employees. People starting a first ever, or new job are at their most vulnerable to safety hazards. Research shows that workers under the age of 25 are more likely to be injured on the job in their first month on the job. These first time, and new team members are five times more likely to be hurt during this time.

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Dog days of summer - Heat safety

Posted by Zedi Health and Safety Team on Aug 16, 2018 11:28:00 AM

Greek and Roman astrologers recognized that, with the rise of the star Sirius in the summer sky, they were about to enter a period of extreme heat, drought, thunderstorms, lethargy, fever, mad dogs and bad luck… Today we just know this as the hottest part of the summer and with wildfires burning across North America, the effects are easy enough to see!

But, it’s more than fires that endanger lives. Field Service team members are deployed every day to work in the heat and it’s essential that these workers are protected from the hazards of the “Dog Days of Summer.”

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