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Please review the applicable HSE Updates.

  • Company Safety Meeting Presentation:   due Mon 12 November 2022 (Friday is a holiday)
    • If you have not already done so, please review the attached Company Safety Meeting and Employee training presentation and indicate that you have done so by replying to Reception.
  • November H&S Bulletin: Answer due by 8am Friday 25 November 2022
  • Health and Safety Committee: Next Meeting: Thursday 25 November 2022 at 1pm
    • If you can’t join the HSC meetings,  you can still participate by providing feedback, questions, or concerns to Please submit feedback prior to the next meeting so it can be brought forward.
    • The HSC meets the last Thursday of each month at 1pm via Teams
    • HSC Meeting Minutes can be found on Acumatica document HSE000252
  • Hazard Reporting: Due by end of each month
    • Once a month, submit at least 1 hazard ID, incident, accident, or near miss to to demonstrate your commitment to thinking about safety
    • Non-work-related incidents count as well, just indicate that it was not work-related in the subject.
  • Safety Rewards Program: Where your commitment to RAE’s Safety Culture is rewarded!
    • September winners:
      • Best Safety Card ($500): Chris Betthel
      • PRC Draw ($100): Brenda Marshall
    • If you have any questions or concerns about the Safety Rewards Program, or would like to sign-up to do a presentation, please email
  • Peer Recognitions: Due by Company Safety Meeting each month
  • Traction Aids for Field staff:
    • If you don’t already have traction aids (to reduce slips and falls in icy conditions), be sure to buy some. These can be expensed using your PPE allowance.


  • The latest issue of Mental Health Commission of Canada’s epublication Catalyst | Le Vecteur, includes articles regarding:
    • Good Grief: Is there a right way to grieve—and for how long? Bereavement in the age of COVID is getting a re-think.
    • Proactive Prevention: Activating an entire school community (parents, peers, education workers) can reduce the nefarious long-term impacts of bullying — a look at promising models to create kinder environments for kids.
    • How’s the weather: With stigmatizing language, things can get pretty cloudy.
    • Stigma-Busting in Song: Belgian singer Stromae — whose European hits meld weighty themes with clubby beats — touches on the complexities of mental health on his recent album, Multitude. Ahead of his North American tour, Florence K — CBC Music host, singer, author of three books on mental health, and PhD candidate in neuropsychology — looks at its lyrics and layers.