Health and Safety

Published on Thu, 12/12/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Training, Equipment, and Teamwork Combine to Save Youth Trapped in Corn

Training, Equipment, and Teamwork Combine to Save Youth Trapped in Corn

By Robin Anderson for the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association
Grain entrapment is a growing concern on farms and in grain handling facilities. Grain entrapment happens quickly and is often fatal. That’s where the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association’s (CASA) BeGrainSafe program comes in. BeGrainSafe works to save lives through awareness and training.
Published on Wed, 11/27/2019 by Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety

Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Initiatives Grant Outcomes 2019; Patient Safety Champion Awards 2019

Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Initiatives Grant Outcomes 2019; Patient Safety Champion Awards 2019

About MIPS, the Dr. John Wade Patient Safety Initiatives Grant, the Patient Safety Champion Award

The Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety’s grants are named in honour of Dr. John G. Wade. The University of Manitoba medical school graduate is internationally recognized for his pioneering work in patient safety and is described as the “Father of Patient Safety in Canada.” His leadership led to the creation of both the Canadian Patient Safety Institute and the Manitoba Institute for Patient Safety. The Dr.

Published on Thu, 09/05/2019 by VirgoCX Inc.

VirgoCX Announces “Virgo Month” Donation to Sickkids

VirgoCX Announces “Virgo Month” Donation to Sickkids

TORONTO--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--To celebrate the Virgo Month (August 23 – September 23), VirgoCX has announced that the company will start give-away campaigns consisted of a number of online and offline events, aiming to give back to the community.

To encourage more people to devote themselves to charity, with every new funded user on VirgoCX platform during the Virgo Month, VirgoCX is going to donate $20 to Sickkids.

Published on Wed, 07/17/2019 by MedX Health Corp.

Patients with Mucositis or Oral Ulcerations From Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Can Be Treated With MedX’s Light Therapy Devices

Patients with Mucositis or Oral Ulcerations From Head and Neck Cancer Treatment Can Be Treated With MedX’s Light Therapy Devices

“With these new guidelines we expect our devices will help dramatically reduce mucositis”

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario--/COMMUNITYWIRE/--MedX Health Corp. (“MedX”) (TSX-V: MDX) announced it will initiate a targeted marketing campaign following an announcement by a worldwide coalition of researchers and clinicians who have agreed that light therapy is among the most effective interventions for the prevention of oral mucositis and painful ulcers in the mouth and throat resulting from cancer therapy. The Company said this represents a significant sales opportunity in Canada and the United States for MedX’s photobiomodulation therapy devices.

Published on Wed, 06/26/2019 by Botaneco

Calgary-based Botaneco™ Inc. is the First to Receive Co-investment from Protein Industries Canada

Calgary-based Botaneco™ Inc. is the First to Receive Co-investment from Protein Industries Canada

CALGARY, Alberta — /COMMUNITYWIRE/ — On Wed., June 26, 2019, Protein Industries Canada announced that Calgary-based Botaneco Inc. is the first company to receive co-investment from the industry-led consortia that’s co-investing in Canadian innovation projects.

“At Botaneco, we don’t just accept the way things have always been done”

A total of $8 million, comprised of $4 million of co-investment from Protein Industries Canada and $4 million from industry, will be invested into the project over the next two years.

Published on Thu, 06/20/2019 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

Safety Day Events Continue to Build Safety in Rural Communities

Safety Day Events Continue to Build Safety in Rural Communities

Applications due July 15, 2019 for 2020 Safety Day Events

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 20, 2019 –/COMMUNITYWIRE/– Over 15,000 children, adults and volunteers took part in 67 Progressive Agriculture Safety Day® events in Canada in 2018. Since 2002, CASA has been working with the Progressive Agriculture Foundation to support farm safety education for rural Canadian youth through Safety Day events.

Published on Thu, 06/20/2019 by Scouts Canada

Be “Head Safe” this summer with helpful tips to protect against head injury from outdoor experts Scouts Canada and Hydro One

Be “Head Safe” this summer with helpful tips to protect against head injury from outdoor experts Scouts Canada and Hydro One

Recognizing the signs of head injuries and taking precautions to prevent them is essential to enjoying outdoor adventures. That’s why Scouts Canada and Hydro One have teamed up to inspire others to work safe, live safe and play safe.

Summer is finally here, marking the end of school for millions of young people in Canada and the peak season for camping, cycling, paddling, rock climbing and many other sports and adventurous activities. While these activities are fun, it is important to prevent the possibility of injury for kids and adults alike, by keeping head safety tips top of mind.

Published on Wed, 06/12/2019 by Ceridian

Eighty Percent of Employees Are Stressed about Money: Ceridian’s Pay Experience Report

Eighty Percent of Employees Are Stressed about Money: Ceridian’s Pay Experience Report

Report shows employees want their employers to be more transparent about pay

“Companies need to walk the talk and implement employee-centric programs prioritizing financial wellness”

TORONTO & MINNEAPOLIS —/COMMUNITYWIRE/— While the economy continues to create thousands of jobs on a monthly basis in both Canada and the U.S., new research shows money matters are top-of-mind among employees across North America.

Published on Wed, 06/12/2019 by Procter & Gamble

Pampers Announces Commitment to Provide 5,000 Baby Changing Tables for Installation in Public Restrooms

Pampers Announces Commitment to Provide 5,000 Baby Changing Tables for Installation in Public Restrooms

Donte Palmer, John Legend and Pampers join forces to drive changing table equality after survey reveals 90% of dads have gone into a men’s public restroom that has not had a baby changing table

CINCINNATI, Ohio — /COMMUNITYWIRE/ — Picture this … dad is out and about, enjoying quality time with his baby and the inevitable hits

Published on Fri, 06/07/2019 by HBC Foundation

The Canadian HBC Foundation Raises $1.35 Million to Support Mental Health Partners and Canadian Athletes

The Canadian HBC Foundation Raises $1.35 Million to Support Mental Health Partners and Canadian Athletes

“The HBC Foundation has been able to make a meaningful impact and we’re thankful for our partners who continue to support our mission.”

TORONTO – /COMMUNITYWIRE/ – The Canadian HBC Foundation, the charitable arm of Hudson’s Bay Company in Canada, announced that it has raised $1.35 million for mental health programs and to support Canadian athletes through its 18th Annual HBC Foundation Golf Tournament and Spa. The funds raised are part of the US and Canadian HBC Foundations’ commitment to distribute $6 million (CAD) to mental health initiatives across North America by 2020, and a $2.5 million (CAD) commitment by the Canadian HBC Foundation to the HBC Athlete Bursary program.

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