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August 2018

Storing Flammable Liquids to be compliant with PSR/PSHR Ontario Requirements

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Storing Flammable Liquids to be compliant with PSR/PSHR Ontario Requirements The storage, dispensing and usage of flammable liquids are regulated by fire codes as well as occupational health and safety laws. The regulations allow the storage of flammable/combustible liquids in plants in the following areas: * specially designed storage rooms, in closed containers only, where [...]

Why Is Dust Explosion Testing Required

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Why Is Dust Explosion Testing Required Ontario A major risk for any industrial workplace, is the rapid combustion of fine particles in the air. Dust explosions occur anywhere that there is enough dispersed combustible material in the air. They are particularly dangerous in confined spaces where the explosive power, under extremely high pressure, can [...]

June 2018

May 2018

What is Owner’s Engineer?

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What is Owner’s Engineer The law in Ontario required that employers and supervisor “Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances“ to protect workers under their employ. But what is Reasonable? Reasonable to whom? Based on What? I’m a good guy am I not reasonable? There is precedent for what is reasonable. What is reasonable has [...]

March 2018

Pre-Start Health and Safety Review

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Pre-Start Health and Safety ReviewPre-Start Health and Safety Review- The necessary Steps to bring your equipment into compliance with the applicable standardsEquipment compliance should culminate in a Pre-Start Health and Safety Review that indicates, without any disclaimers that the equipment is compliant to current applicable safety standards. This represents technical due diligence that [...]

Workplace Safety Measures for the Automotive Industry

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Workplace Safety Measures for the Automotive Industry Workplace Safety Measures for the Automotive Industry The automotive industry is more automated that most industries. Global competition and ever increasing quality standards have driven innovation and automation ahead of most other manufacturing sectors. This intense automation has created demands on automotive manufacturer to incorporate [...]

February 2018

Workplace Safety Measures for the Automotive Industry

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Workplace Safety Measures for the Automotive Industry The automotive industry is more automated that most industries. Global competition and ever increasing quality standards have driven innovation and automation ahead of most other manufacturing sectors. This intense automation has created demands on automotive manufacturer to incorporate efficient safety stations into their highly automated [...]

Everything You Need to Know About Machine Guarding in Ontario

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Everything You Need to Know About Machine Guarding in OntarioMachine guarding in Ontario is treated differently than just about anywhere else in North America. Machine guarding compliance in Ontario is both scrutinized and enforced. If Machine guarding employs so called safety devices that signal the machine to stop, a formal Pre-Start Health and [...]