Date posted: May 5, 2014

This week is North American Occupational Safety and Health Week. It’s a week for employers, employees, and the public to focus on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace, at home and in the community. This year’s theme is Make Safety a Habit.

To see some of the activities happening in BC, click here.

WorkSafeBC is a great place for finding information on workplace injury prevention as well as books, videotapes, posters and other publications.

Here’s a sample of one of their videos:

Because literacy is an important factor in workplace safety, Decoda is developing a workplace health and safety curriculum, Building Resilient Workers. Pilot testing is scheduled for this fall. For more information, contact Margaret Sutherland at

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