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Fair-Weather Safety

Workplace fatalities in Alberta increased by 15% last year, despite the high levels of unemployment in the province, says Monday's article in the Herald. We are used to seeing safety incidents rise during the boom times in Alberta, because there's more people working, and in higher-risk industries, like construction. But what could be causing this increase in safety incidents during a recession? Many companies will swear allegiance to safety when new business is easy to reel