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When the worst happens: How to help families

We all live and strive for a day when work-related deaths, injuries and illnesses are gone; when everyone returns home from work just as healthy and whole as they were when they left. But until that day comes, tragedies continue to occur. It’s the worst thing most managers or health and safety professionals can imagine. If the worst does happen, the way the employer responds can play a surprisingly important role in the impact that tragedy has.

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Volunteer Profile: Mary Lou Gormley

People choose to volunteer for a variety of reasons. For some it offers the opportunity to give something back to their community or make a difference to the people around them. For others, it provides a chance to develop new skills or build on existing experiences and knowledge. For our volunteer Mary Lou Gormley, both of these reasons are true.

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Show the love – pay it forward through Steps for Life

“You don’t pay love back; you pay it forward.”

If you had to pay back all the people who have watched out for you or showed you kindness over your lifetime, where would you start? Your grandparents, your parents, the teachers who took their time, the neighbour or coach who helped you grow, the co-worker who kept you safe – you can never pay it all back, but fortunately you CAN pay it forward! And it’s time to get started!

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