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Greetings,

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 hsc@raeengineering.ca. 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 hazardreporting@raeengineering.ca 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 hsc@raeengineering.ca.
  • 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.

MHCC

  • 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.