News briefs (Jan. 14, 2002)By 01/14/2002|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 01/30/2002 ALTA. GETS X-TREME ABOUT SAFETYEdmonton — In an effort to promote safe work practices among young workers, the Alberta government has produced a new X-treme Safety handbook and poster. “Workers under 25 years of age are 17 per cent more likely to be injured and X-treme Safety speaks directly to them about the hazards they are likely to face,” said Clint Dunford, Human Resources and Employment Minister. The handbook includes a list of questions young people should ask employers about safety in the workplace as well as tips for how to refuse unsafe work. The handbook is available online at www.alis.gov.ab.ca. STAFFING FREEZES To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In Remember Me Forgot Password If you are a current Subscriber, please click here to set-up or update your login information.