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Safety and Health of Young Workers

This coming Saturday, April 28th, is World Day for Safety and Health at Work. This year’s theme is Generation Safe & Healthy, with a focus on young workers. All workers can be injured at work, but young workers may be more at risk due to inexperience, lack of training, orientation and supervision, and hesitancy to… Read more

Building Resilient Workers: Health and Safety at Work

New from Decoda! Building Resilient Workers: Health and Safety at Work is a workforce literacy curriculum that consists of five modules that cover rights and responsibilities at work, hazards in the workplace, workplace First Aid, ergonomics, and workplace violence. It has reading, writing and oral communication activities embedded in the health and safety content. The… Read more

Workplace Health & Safety – Day of Mourning

Today is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work. And, in Canada, is has been designated the Day of Mourning, a time to remember those who have lost their lives on the job and to renew a commitment to creating safer workplaces. To learn about research on the role of literacy in a… Read more