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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 [...]

January 2018

Pre-Start Health and Safety Review – The Necessary Steps To Bring Your Equipment Into Compliance

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Pre-Start Health and Safety Review - The Necessary Steps To Bring Your Equipment Into Compliance Equipment 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 protects workers, management and the organizations itself. [...]

December 2017

Benefits Of Conducting A Health And Safety Audit In The Workplace

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Benefits of Conducting a Health And Safety Audit in The Workplace Pre-start Health and Safety Reviews (PSR) are designed to ensure machine safety compliance standards for Ontario businesses. While there are specific instances under which a Pre-start Health and Safety Review are required, many companies have begun performing internal audits of their manufacturing lines [...]

Dust Explosion Testing Explained

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Dust Explosion Testing Explained 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 cause [...]

November 2017

The Importance of a Machine Safety Program

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The Importance of a Machine Safety Program One of the first things that health and safety engineers look at is the various machine tools that a plant or business is using. We can recommend machine safety upgrades where appropriate and make recommendations in terms of equipment safety. While outdated machine tools may [...]

October 2017

Safety Engineering: Reduced Risks and Threats in Production

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Safety Engineering: Reduced Risks and Threats in Production When dealing with production, regardless of the industry, risks and threats exist. Business owners understand that without having the right safety engineering measurements in place, employees can get hurt and equipment can get damaged. Both of these can lead to production downtime and liability, which has [...]

Workplace Safety Training: Getting the Best Results

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Workplace Safety Training: Getting the Best Results To get the best results in employee training is to hire a professional Safety and Compliance company, which specializes in Workplace Safety; this will ensure the proper protection for the workers, and keep the business operational.  The equipment must first prove safe and compliant according [...]