You may have heard about BC’s public health emergency over the surge in fentanyl use and abuse over the past few months. Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid (“narcotic”) medication estimated to be 50-100 times more potent than morphine, has also recently gained notoriety as the drug that caused Prince’s fatal overdose earlier this year. Now, the drug is becoming a grave health concern as it grows in popularity across Canada.
August 12, 2015 - Edmonton—Women Building Futures (WBF), Alberta’s premier organization for pre-trades training for women, is pleased to report a successful year of partnership with SureHire Occupational Testing, the national expert in occupational health and wellness testing.
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On Tuesday, June 10th Kyle Powell, CEO of SureHire Occupational Testing was asked to be the guest speaker for the PCA Executive Lunch 'n' Learn. Understanding the connection employee health has on productivity is extremely important for construction companies today.
Last spring, four of the 63 applicants (6.3%) in a trial program involving seasonal labourers and drivers for the roads division in the city of Calgary tested positive for drug use.
Party season is in full swing and I know that everyone has been told before, but drinking and driving do not mix. There is always an alternative. As an employer, if you have alcohol at work related functions, be sure you practise due diligence. Employers can potentially face civil liability when hosting, organizing or sponsoring events that involve alcohol.
SureHire has expanded it's audiometric program, with a simple tracking capability.