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Reducing the risks when driving clients

WorkSafe Bulletin #2014-06

Incident Awareness

Recent Incidents

  • Head and upper body injured when faller struck by tree
  • Spine fractured when worker struck by collapsing wall
  • More recent incidents

Fatalities

  • Non-worker died when struck by tree
  • Ranch worker died when struck by charging cow
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Health Care Professional Conference
September 12, 2014

The conference, geared towards clinical rehabilitation providers, as well as other health care professionals, promises a full day of premier presentations by field experts at the forefront of research.

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Physician Education Conference
September 20, 2014

Physicians: Join us for a full day of Mainpro M1 and C accredited lectures and workshops on your role in work-related injuries and the latest in patient care.

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Discussion Guide

Take Care of Yourself and Others: Safety videos for care workers (PDF 1.8 MB)

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