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Understanding Fall Protection vs. Working at Heights: Key Training & Compliance
Exploring the world of workplace safety can be daunting, especially when you're trying to understand the difference between Fall Protection and Working at Heights (WAH) certification. If you're a job candidate in industries like construction, energy, lumber, mining, or oil and gas, you've probably heard of these terms. In Ontario, contractors and construction-related workers are […]
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Essential Training for Working at Heights: Safety & Compliance
Working at heights is a high-risk activity that demands rigorous training and a keen understanding of safety protocols. In Canada and the United States, ensuring you're properly equipped with the necessary skills involves completing a comprehensive training program, which includes both theoretical knowledge and practical application. Your ability to work safely at heights hinges on […]
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Ensuring Safety in Canada: Who's Accountable at Work?
Navigating the maze of health and safety responsibilities in Canadian workplaces can be daunting. You're about to unravel who's responsible for ensuring safety and why it's crucial not just for compliance, but for the well-being of everyone involved. From the role of HR professionals to the obligations under the Canadian Labour Code, understanding these dynamics […]
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Mastering Heights: Essential Safety Tips and Best Practices for Preventing Falls in the Workplace
Working at height is an integral part of various industries, from construction to maintenance. However, it brings with it a significant risk of falls, which can lead to serious injuries or even fatalities. This blog post aims to delve into the best practices for preventing falls and safety tips for working at height, ensuring health […]
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Navigating the Unknown: 5 Tips for Safety in Confined Space Entry and Rescue
Confined spaces have always posed unique challenges for workers. Be it the narrow walls of a tank or the depth of a tunnel, every confined space holds its own set of hazards. But, with adequate precautions and training, workers can ensure their safety while working in these environments. What Defines a Confined Space? At its […]
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Navigating the Narrow: Unraveling the Mysteries of Confined Spaces and Their Entry Procedures
The world of confined spaces. It's a realm that many might not think about daily, but for those who work within these tight quarters, understanding the intricacies of entering and exiting safely is paramount. What Are Confined Spaces? Confined spaces are not just your typical small rooms or tight hallways. By definition, these are areas […]
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Working at Heights: Safety Tips & Key Guidelines
  Working at height includes work from an elevated position where there is a risk of falling and becoming injured. In Ontario, working from heights includes any work over 3 metres (10 feet), but if there are additional risks below, such as water, fall protection may be required at lower heights. Sadly, the number of […]
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Confined Space Rescue Team: Responsibilities Explained
For employers whose operations include confined space entry, here are the confined space rescue team responsibilities explained. A rescue team must not put their own safety at risk. It is also important to note that a confined space attendant isn't the same as a trained rescuer. Other Team Responsibilities The confined space rescue team members […]
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Fall Protection Plan: Guide to a Fall-Free Working Environment
According to statistics, about 40,000 workers are injured yearly from falls from heights in Canada alone. If your company involves any potential for a worker to fall, you need to have a fall protection plan in place -- and workers need to be trained on it -- to eliminate fall hazards or control those risks. […]
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How to Properly Use a Fire Extinguisher
Fire extinguishers are important safety devices, but they only help if you know how to use a fire extinguisher. Learn how to properly use a fire extinguisher - it could save a life! Parts of a Fire Extinguisher Before you use a fire extinguisher, it is important to get to know the parts of one. […]
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Different Levels Of CPR Training
This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Dropped objects are neither a recent problem nor exclusive to the...
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Heat Stress Awareness
This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Dropped objects are neither a recent problem nor exclusive to the...
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How Long Is Fall Protection Training Good For?
This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Dropped objects are neither a recent problem nor exclusive to the...
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What Is Fall Protection Training?
This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Dropped objects are neither a recent problem nor exclusive to the...
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3M SALA PROTECA Inspection Notice
3M SALA PROTECA Inspection Notice 3M™ DBI-SALA® LAD-SAF™ X2 and 3M™ DBI-SALA® LAD-SAF™ X3 Sleeves Inspection notice: Immediate action required 3M Fall Protection (formerly Capital Safety) has identified a limited number of 3M™ DBI-SALA® Lad-Saf X2/X3 sleeves with an assembly error that may cause the locking lever to not work properly. This condition may allow […]
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TEAM-1 Academy offers the new IGNITE PROTON WIND Harness
With back pad wear plate and frontal attachment point. The IGNITE PROTON is the evolution of our popular ARG 51 to a higher level. A safety harness with an elaborate and thought-out design with thermoformed hip padding AIRPAD and sophisticated construction leaves nothing to be desired in terms of comfort and usability. The sternal attachment […]
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How to Stop Dropped Tools at Heights
This article is part of Windpower Engineering & Development’s April 2017 issue. A complete digital version of the issue is here. Dropped objects are neither a recent problem nor exclusive to the...
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Now Offering Quantitative Fit Testing
The most accurate of its kind. Annual fit testing is required for any employee that is required to wear a respirator (1/2 mask and full face respirators, SCBA’s, etc). A quantitative fit test measures...
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TEAM-1 ACADEMY INC. ANNOUNCE THE PARTNERSHIP WITH NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGE
TEAM-1 Academy Inc. North America’s leader in rescue and safety training is excited to announce the partnership with Northern Lights College located in British Columbia. In addition to our facilities in central Canada, TEAM-1 Academy will be conducting courses at the world-class Northern Lights College Wind Turbines/Renewables Energy campus. This partnership will give Western Canada easy access […]
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