Dog Bite Statistics

Dog Bite Statistics

Summer had just begun and yet it nearly ended for a Hamilton woman on June 23, 2022. While out for a bike ride on one of Hamilton’s beautiful trails, a German Sheppard broke away from its owner. The dog bit her repeatedly on her lower leg causing

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Top 5 tips for Naloxone Workplace program

Top 5 tips for Naloxone Workplace program

OSHA Changes  In my opinion this is a win, win, win situation. Naloxone is safe and easy to use when assisting a person that is not breathing due to an opioid overdose. this medication has been on the market for over 60 years and will not harm someone

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5 point checklist for Tornado Safety

5 point checklist for Tornado Safety

We watch in disbelief as New Orleans recovers from the latest disaster to hit them. Tuesday a large tornado knocked out power, damaged hundreds of homes and killed one person. Here is a 5-point checklist for tornado sasfety. We say thank goodness we’re not prone to tornadoes

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Top 5 Toboggan Safety Tips

Top 5 Toboggan Safety Tips

It’s a rite of passage. The first snowfall and it’s time to get the toboggan, sled, snow board, tube or snow racer out. Anything that will allow you to slide down the hill with the greatest of speed and squeal with excitement. It can be painful Not

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Safe Toy Month

Safe Toy Month

During December, participate in Safe Toys  Month. Since December is the biggest gift-giving month in the world, it’s important to keep safety in mind as you’re shopping for the little ones in your life. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 251,700 toy-related injuries were treated

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National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

Sudden cardiac arrest is often compared to a heart attack, but in reality, the two are very different. When you think about Cardiac Arrest what do you think about?  Heart pain, heart attack? Do you think about discomfort in the chest and other areas of your upper

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Tragedy for Hamilton Resident

Tragedy for Hamilton Resident

A man died early Saturday morning after climbing an electrical tower near Dundas, Hamilton police say. Hamilton Paramedics Supt. Dave Thompson said emergency responders were called the area of Romar Drive, just off of Sydenham Road, around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for reports that a man had climbed

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Tragedy in Stoney Creek

Tragedy in Stoney Creek

A worker lost his life this Monday  at the Waste Management Canada in Stoney Creek. Even with all the rules, training and personal protective equipment (PPE) these tragedies still happen, not as many workplace deaths happen as 20 years ago but they still happen. When they do

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New MOL Inspectors coming

New MOL Inspectors coming

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development is kicking off a recruiting campaign to hiremore health and safety inspectors.The province said inspectors are needed more than ever to curb the threat of COVID-19.The ministry is targeting as many as 98, boosting the ranks from 409 to

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Canadian baby boomers at risk of Hepatitis C

Canadian baby boomers at risk of Hepatitis C

On July 28 people around the world will acknowledge World Hepatitis Day in an effort to raise awareness about viral hepatitis and the global effort to eliminate it. The Covid‐19 pandemic has demonstrated the importance of working together internationally to confront public health challenges. Canada is one

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