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Small Business Issues Series 4 of 6: Safety and Protection

Our fourth item on the list of pain points for small businesses is Safety and Protection: Occupational Health and Safety. Although many would not classify occupational health and safety as an Human Resources component, implementing safe workplace policies and procedures is an Human Resources function. Small businesses may not spend as much time developing and […]

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Training in the workplace

Two weeks ago, two unrelated organizations released separate studies that provided interesting statistics on the status of workplace training.  One study was released by the Canadian Council on Learning and dealt with learning in general within the Canadian society.  The other study was conducted by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business and reported specifically on […]

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North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSHW)

  The first week of each May is set aside, North American-wide, to focus employers, employees, partners and the public on occupational health and safety.  NAOSHW brings awareness to the importance of preventing injury and illness – in the workplace, at home and in the community.  “All Nova Scotians should be able to go to […]

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