October 12 | 2017
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SENIORS ARE AT HIGHER RISK OF FALLING

Injuries caused by a fall are a severe health concern that can lead to an acute injury or death. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), falls are the leading cause of hospitalization for children, young adults, and seniors. What you don’t know Falls are a leading cause of disability and death, and continue to grow each year. PHAC reported that between 20% and 30% of seniors fall…

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October 2 | 2017
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Aging Workforce

The Canadian workforce is aging, and an aging workforce means aging employees in the workplace. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety; one in four workers in Canada could be an aging worker. So, what does an aging workplace mean to organizations? Taking extra caution, as older employees might be prone to falls due to poor balance, slower reaction time and visual impairment. New safety measures in the workplace in case of medical emergencies, due to health problems, such as diabetes, hypertension or osteoporosis. Aging workers may…

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August 31 | 2017
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4 TIPS FOR HELPING KIDS TRAVEL SAFELY TO SCHOOL

  Parents in the workforce! It’s not always easy to personally drop off and pick up kids from school to ensure their safety. You don’t have to become their bodyguard to keep them safe. Here are some tips for teaching them to stay safe on their walk any time of the year: 1. Evaluate the route Whether your kids are biking, walking or bussing to school, accompany them one time and evaluate the route chosen. This will help you become familiar with the route they take, as well as scope…

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August 21 | 2017
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NEW CHECKMATE FEATURES 

We’re excited to announce new CHECKMATE Working Alone features. New Features Include: Automated Start Schedule  Schedule CHECKMATE, to automatically activate at the desired time and day. With auto activate you never have to worry about forgetting to activate CHECKMATE. Flexible Reporting Option You can request customized reports at any time that better fit your requirements. The ability to customize what is tracked will allow you to make sure you get the most compelling data for your records. Monthly Summary Report You have the choice of getting monthly summary reports for each user. With monthly reports, you can monitor CHECKMATE usage, ensure your staff…

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