More safety training for temporary foreign workers needed

by Eric Bell

With temporary foreign workers currently employed at over 400 businesses across the province, some organizations are looking at ways to improve safety training for new Canadians in the workplace.

Jim Bence of the Saskatchewan Hospitality Safety Association says that “not a lot” is done when it comes to safety training for new Canadians in the hospitality industry, a sector which frequently hires temporary workers. 



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