Five Tips for Working in Cold Weather


If you’re working outside in Alberta winters,  your priority is always to stay safe… and warm! Extreme cold weather can lead to issues such as frostbite hypothermia. It is possible to stay toasty, even on the chilliest of days if you plan ahead. Before stepping outside, make sure you check the temperature and factor in [...]

Five Tips for Working in Cold Weather2020-01-10T11:08:44-07:00

Safety Tips for Santa


It doesn't matter who you are, or where you work, safety is always important. Happy holidays from JSSS!

Safety Tips for Santa2019-12-12T14:26:09-07:00

What Would You Do?


JSSS has released a three-part video series that poses the question for teens: What would you do in this situation? Watch as three friends, Ella, Tim and Greg, navigate their first jobs and are presented with common hazardous situations. Will they put their JobSafe training to use? [...]

What Would You Do?2019-12-03T12:39:01-07:00

Job Hazards: Restaurant (Infographic)


Take a look at some common job hazards in a restaurant. Whether you're in a cooking, cleaning, or service role, all of these hazards may apply. Know how to avoid them, and stay safe!     For more information on job hazards, visit our job safety resources page.

Job Hazards: Restaurant (Infographic)2019-10-23T12:04:24-07:00

Healthy Workplace Month


Focusing on mental health awareness in the workplace in 2020, Healthy Workplace month takes place between October 1-31, 2020. Mental health in the workplace is just as important as physical health and safety. How is your workplace promoting healthy lifestyles? For tips, visit the site and improve health and safety in your workplace this [...]

Healthy Workplace Month2019-08-27T12:17:11-07:00

7 Tips to Prepare Your Teen for their First Job


Your teen may take workplace safety courses in school, and they will definitely get advice from their working friends. But as a parent, what can you do to prepare your son or daughter for their first job? Learn what their rights are as young workers, and make sure they know them as well. You can [...]

7 Tips to Prepare Your Teen for their First Job2019-09-24T13:50:22-07:00

Ladder Safety Infographic


Falling off of a ladder can not only put a huge cramp in your day, it can result in an injury that affects the rest of your life (or worse). Our HCS 3010 course has a whole unit dedicated to ladder safety, which will give you all of the tips and tricks you need to [...]

Ladder Safety Infographic2019-05-28T12:08:21-07:00

Skills Alberta Competition 2019


Have fun and compete in what you do best at Skills Canada Alberta (SCA) Competition on May 8- 9, 2019. The event will take place at the Edmonton Expo Centre and will feature informative presentations, Try-A-Trades®, exhibitors in Skill City, and some good old fashioned competition. Skills Canada offers students the chance to shine in [...]

Skills Alberta Competition 20192019-04-15T13:50:11-07:00

Health and Safety Week (NAOSH WEEK)


Spread safety awareness throughout your workplace, and beyond. We can all work towards preventing illness and injury in the workplace, and Health and Safety Week is the perfect time to educate ourselves and those around us about safety in the home and on the job. 

Health and Safety Week (NAOSH WEEK)2019-04-04T12:42:36-07:00

Steps for Life


Help support the families of workplace tragedy victims by lacing up in May! The Association for Workplace Tragedy Family Support, (Threads of Life) is a Canadian registered charity dedicated to supporting families after a workplace fatality, life-altering injury or occupational disease. It's so easy to get involved... STEPS: Visit the Steps For Life website. Find [...]

Steps for Life2019-05-08T10:14:47-07:00

Day of Mourning


Every year on April 28, we remember those who have lost their lives, been injured or taken ill in workplace tragedies. Although this is a day to remember, it is also a day to pledge and renew our commitment to workplace health and safety to prevent further illnesses and death. We at JSSS pledge our [...]

Day of Mourning2019-03-21T09:00:06-07:00

Youth Employment FAQs


Q: Can I get a job if I am 12? A: You can get a job if you are 12 or under in an artistic endeavour, if your parents complete a Youth Permit. Artistic endeavours include: film, radio, video or television (including commercials) voice recordings for video and computer gaming theatre plays musical performances Q: [...]

Youth Employment FAQs2019-04-12T08:50:11-07:00

RSI Awareness Day 2019


Create awareness of Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), and help prevent this painful affliction. Share information on your social channels and website about causes, symptom, and prevention.

RSI Awareness Day 20192019-02-21T16:58:33-07:00

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries


February 28, 2019 is International Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Awareness Day. These injuries are the largest cause of lost time for employers and employees across Canada, and can cause a huge amount of pain, not to mention disruptions in your everyday life. The good news is, they are easily avoidable if the proper precautions are [...]

Preventing Repetitive Strain Injuries2019-02-28T16:27:35-07:00

Bullying in the Workplace


Bullying in any situation is uncalled for and certainly not the fault of the victim. Unfortunately, in Canada one in six employees report being bullied at some point during their career. Workplace bullying encompasses everything from physical altercations to sexual harassment to verbal attacks. Everyone has the right to a safe work environment but unfortunately [...]

Bullying in the Workplace2019-01-28T21:16:12-07:00