Category Archives: SAFETY

Month of March Health Observances Calendar

Here are our Month of March National Health Observances (USA): March is… National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month National Endometriosis Awareness Month National Kidney Month National Nutrition Month National Problem Gambling Awareness Month Save Your Vision Month Trisomy Awareness Month Workplace … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day is also…

  Did you know that Valentine’s Day is also… National Donor Day A Day for Hearts: Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) Awareness Day (Global) V-Day (Global violence against women initiative) National Have a Heart Day League of Women Voters Day  Race … Continue reading

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February’s National Health Observances, in the USA

Here’s the short-list of our National Health Observances, for FEBRUARY, in the USA: Continue reading

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November’s Week-Long Events

WEEK-LONG NOVEMBER OBSERVANCES Here are the week’s which begin, end and/or continue within the 1st 7 days of November, 2013:* Canadian Patient Safety Week (CA) International Brain Tumour Awareness Week Blood Cancer Awareness Week (NZ) Canadian Intensive Care Week (CA) … Continue reading

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Last Full (VERY FULL!) Week of October 2013

This last full week of October 2013 is far from weak! Here are the awareness weeks* which start on 10/20/13 and/or on-or-before next Saturday (10/26/13): One World Week (Global) International Infection Prevention Week Peace, Friendship and Good Will Week (Global) … Continue reading

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Morphing Memorial Day?

A few things are on my mind, this Memorial Day: The morphing of the meaning; its’ history; and the many fallen ‘warriors’ of ‘battles’ outside of those killed in military wars. Maybe it’s the nerd in me being a stickler, … Continue reading

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Global Asbestos Awareness Week (GAAW)

1-7 April 2013 is Global Asbestos Awareness Week! This past week I was searching through some “Awareness Week” tweets (I think I was looking for Tsunami Week and whatever-else-I-may-have-missed), and I ran across a string of tweets by @Linda_ADAO about “Global … Continue reading

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