Health and Safety

Published on Wed, 11/17/2010 by Tylenol

Expert Advice on Finding Balance During the Holidays

Expert Advice on Finding Balance During the Holidays

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While the holiday season often brings wonderful things –like great food, time with family and friends, and of course, the joy of getting and giving gifts –it can also produce a lot of added stress, not to mention aches and pains caused by everything from shoveling snow to hauling heavy shopping bags.

Barry H. Samuel , a Health and Wellness Expert and founder of Insideout Health & Life Institute provides some insight into how we can find balance this holiday season.

Published on Wed, 11/17/2010 by Tylenol

Plan Ahead to Beat Holiday Aches & Pains

Plan Ahead to Beat Holiday Aches & Pains

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It’s coming: the inevitable holiday rush of cooking, shopping, and decorating – not to mention the endless shoveling and salting that’s required to keep driveways and sidewalks clear of snow and ice.

Published on Mon, 11/08/2010 by Ontario Lung Association

Walter Gretzky Seals his Commitment to Lung Health

Walter Gretzky Seals his Commitment to Lung Health

Walter Gretzky shows the 2010 Christmas Seal to three-year-old Mackenly

For generations, Canadians have been celebrating the holidays with family and friends. And for generations, Canadians have been sending out Christmas Seals with their holiday greetings and gifts as a way of showing how much they care.

Since 1908, The Lung Association has produced the seals to help raise funds for its programs to improve lung health. Each year, about eight million Christmas Seals are used by Canadians to seal the back of envelopes sent out to family and friends. They are also used to decorate Christmas gifts and parcels.

Published on Mon, 10/25/2010 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Farm Safety: Plan to breath easier!

Farm Safety: Plan to breath easier!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (452 words)
October 25, 2010 (First of two pages.)

Ottawa – Think ahead and plan to avoid respiratory hazards on farms. That is the key message in support of this year’s farm safety theme. And farmers across the country can pick up free respirators to make it happen.

Published on Thu, 10/14/2010 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Farm Safety: It’s personal!

Farm Safety: It’s personal!

by Theresa Whalen
CFA Farm Safety Consultant (463 words)

Safety planning, practices and training are very important aspects of safety in the workplace; but when you get right down to it – your safety is a choice you make for yourself. It’s personal!

Published on Thu, 09/23/2010 by Canadian Federation of Agriculture

Farm safety: Plan your work - then work your plan!

Farm safety: Plan your work - then work your plan!

by Theresa Whalen
CFA Farm Safety Consultant (374 words)

The age-old business mantra is, “Plan your work - then work your plan.” The same goes for safety on farms. In fact, planning is even more important for safety because when an emergency happens, potentially life or death decisions are made in a split second – so it is important to give safety some fore-thought.

Published on Tue, 09/14/2010 by Canada Beef Inc.

Innovative videos clearly illustrate proper food handling

Innovative videos clearly illustrate proper food handling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Calgary, AB – (September 14, 2010) – The Beef Information Centre (BIC) has released a series of safe food handling videos for consumers.

The ‘Food TLC’ series takes a food safety management system approach to food safety at home by following food from the grocery store, to preparation, cooking, storing and reheating. The series of stories is told by ‘Marissa the Meat Maven’ an animated character who conveys the messages in a consumer-friendly way while keeping the videos fun and engaging.

Published on Mon, 08/30/2010 by World Vision Canada

World Vision medical clinic culturally acceptable for women

World Vision medical clinic culturally acceptable for women

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Although Badar Munir is not sick and needs no clinical help, he visits the World Vision Emergency Medical Camp every day in Koto village near Lower Dir.

Published on Mon, 08/30/2010 by Canadian Safe Boating Council

Is Your Child Outfitted to Survive?

Is Your Child Outfitted to Survive?

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August 30, 2010- Toronto, ONSmartBoater.ca and the Lifesaving Society urge Canadians both young and old to wear their lifejackets when on or near the water. There is still plenty of summer left and they want to ensure that everyone safely enjoys their on-water activities.

Water safety starts with watching your children at all times when they are near the water and keeping them within arm’s reach. And when you are out on the water, make sure that you and your children are all wearing lifejackets.

Published on Wed, 08/18/2010 by Public Health Agency of Canada

Back to School, Safely

Back to School, Safely

By Dr. David Butler-Jones, MD, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada

The end of summer means that it’s time for children to head back to school. Whether they travel on foot, by bicycle, by bus or by car, it’s important to teach your child how to get to school safely. Below are some actions you and your child can take to prevent injuries when travelling to and from school.

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