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29 05, 2019

Workplace safety Concepts Everyone should Understand

By |Workplace Safety|

Workplace safety Concepts Everyone should Understand When we mention workplace safety people often roll their eyes. They think, “well it’s just common sense. Or hey I’m safe, that is an easy job.” In fact, nothing could be further from the truth. The Occupational Health and Safety Act outlines the requirements for workplace safety [...]

10 05, 2019

Guide to Safe Handling of Flammable Liquids

By |Workplace Safety|

Guide to the Safe Handling of Flammable Liquids It is sad to say, that one of the most misunderstood area of industrial safety is the safe handling of Flammable Liquids and Flammable Chemicals. They give off a small amount of unpleasant odor, but they don’t look dangerous. They look no more dangerous than [...]

19 04, 2019

Pre-Start Health and Safety Tips that Increase Productivity

By |PHSR|

Pre-Start Health and Safety Tips that Increase Productivity When a Professional Engineer conducts a Pre-Start Health and Safety Review he or she will make recommendations. This can profoundly affect the ultimate operational efficiency of the machine and therefore indirectly the factory. This is especially true when the Engineer conducting the Pre-Start Health and [...]

15 04, 2019

Machine Guarding Compliance for Employee Safety

By |Workplace Safety|

Machine Guarding Compliance for Employee Safety Why is machine guarding so important for employee safety? This is because most industrial establishments have many pieces of equipment that have hazardous motions. We must protect these hazardous motions from the reach of workers with the help of machine guarding. So why not just guard everything? Cover it [...]

27 03, 2019

Basic Rules for Safe Maintenance

By |Workplace Safety|

Basic Rules for Safe Maintenance Maintenance is a high-risk activity which often requires working alongside a running process and in close contact with machinery. During normal production operations, automation typically diminishes the likelihood of human error that can lead to accidents and thereby improve health and safety in the workplace. However, in maintenance [...]

26 03, 2019

Procedures are Not Enough in Modern Times

By |Workplace Safety|

Procedures are Not Enough in Modern Times Procedures are not enough to prevent injuries or accidents in the workplace. The best way to improve health and safety is to properly engage engineer safety into production machinery and processes. According to a new study from the National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University [...]

19 02, 2019

Ministry of Labour Enforcement

By |Workplace Safety|

Ministry of Labour Enforcement In the year 2016, there were 436,851 claims for Ontario's Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB) benefits in all sectors, resulting from injuries and accidents in the workplace. The direct cost to WSIB for each lost-time injury (LTI) in 2017 was $24,300. The indirect cost of each lost-time injury [...]

13 02, 2019

More Complex Machine Guarding Solutions

By |PHSR|

More Complex Machine Guarding Solutions Much more complex machine, that needs to keep running, are notoriously difficult to effectively guard by using fixed guarding or continuously using lockout/tag out methods because the operator must frequently interact with the equipment. The CSA Z-432 Machine Guarding standard does allow for exceptions to locking out equipment [...]

16 01, 2019

Explosion Safety and PSR

By |PHSR|

Explosion Safety and PSR In North America, there are dozens of industrial explosions every year. Many workers are tragically injured or killed. Would you believe, a full quarter of these explosions occurred at food industry facilities, including sugar plants (Canadian industrial explosion figures run at about 10% of those in the U.S.?) Combustible [...]

10 01, 2019

Workplace Health and Safety Training

By |Workplace Safety|

Workplace Health and Safety Training Workplace health and safety training programs are available in-house or on-site at your location. These programs can be tailored to your exact needs. You will be able to get exactly what you need and be able to keep your valuable employees on site. A Partial List of What [...]

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