Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Summer At Your Cottage

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Safety Tips to Keep Your Family Safe This Summer At Your Cottage

The cottage lifestyle means rest, relaxation and time away from the stress of the city. Most cottages offer you a relaxing getaway, sometimes in an isolated location near the lake or forest.  Since your cottage is likely tucked away, it’s incredibly important that you take preventative measures to protect you and your family from emergencies – here are some safety tips that will help you prepare for the summer

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What Can An Employer Do To Prevent Workplace Violence?

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What Can An Employer Do To Prevent Workplace Violence?

Facts about Workplace Violence

Recognition of the dangers of workplace violence has reached peak levels in the last few years. A news report released on February 16, 2007 from Statistics Canada identified that almost 20% of all incidents of violence, including physical assault, sexual assault and robbery occurs in the victim’s workplace. In the US, 2 million workers are victims of workplace violence. Almost 10% of US fatal work injuries were attributed to homicides in 2005. In fact, homicides in the workplace rated #4 as the leading cause of fatal occupational injury in the US. These statistics are staggering and only serve to underline the importance of recognizing workplace violence as a serious threat within any organization.

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