MSDs—How to Protect Yourself as a Healthcare Worker

17 Dec 2019

MSDs—How to Protect Yourself as a Healthcare Worker

MSDs are the top lost-time injury at work reported to WSIB in Ontario. These are the most frequent injuries reported by workers in long term care.
Beating Those Midwinter Moody Blues

17 Dec 2019

Beating Those Midwinter Moody Blues

There is something about mid-January that is a bit challenging. Here are seven tips on how to cope with the midwinter blues.
Short-Sighted Bill 124 Will Lead to More Short-Staffing

16 Dec 2019

Short-Sighted Bill 124 Will Lead to More Short-Staffing

While a one percent wage cap may have a low impact on government bureaucracies that are flush with workers, it is a disastrous policy for the long term care sector.
When Bad Policy Puts You in Danger

16 Dec 2019

When Bad Policy Puts You in Danger

If you have any concerns about your personal safety during the course of your work, do not hesitate to contact your health and safety rep, a member of the JHSC, or your steward.
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