Spill Kits: Clay Sorbents or Natural Sorbents

Spill Kits: Clay Sorbents or Natural Sorbents

Spills are virtually inevitable when working with liquids. When the spilled substances are harmful to health, controlling and preventing the spread can make a difference between life and death. Obviously, any toxic product spill that could be harmful to health and the environment should be properly contained and cleaned up using the adequate absorbent product. If your work involves handling of liquids, you must have access to a complete spill kit at all times allowing you to process these types of substances used in your workplace.

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Innovating Protective Fire Services Clothing

Innovating Protective Fire Services Clothing

As a firefighter, your work is unpredictable. You never know when you’re going to get the call. Your job is to be at the ready no matter what the situation or time of day. You expect protection and comfort in your gear. Your attire must convey authority and professionalism while allowing the public you protect to identify you at a glance as a professional member of an emergency services team. With all of these factors taken into consideration, the members of the Edmonton Fire Rescue Services entrusted SPI Health and Safety with the mandate of designing a job shirt tailored specifically to their needs.

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10 Essential Tools for a Successful Lockout Program

10 Essential Tools for a Successful Lockout Program

Each year, an average of 1,000 work accidents occur in Quebec. Of those accidents, there have been 4 deaths caused by inadvertent releases of hazardous energy during installation, maintenance, repairs or unblocking work. Most of these accidents could have been avoided by the application of proper prevention measures such as the implementation of a lockout program.

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How to Perform a Fire Extinguisher Inspection in 4 Key Steps

How to Perform a Fire Extinguisher Inspection in 4 Key Steps

Fire extinguishers are key components in your company as they make a big difference between life and death in case of fire. Readily accessible extinguishers may allow for a rapid intervention to minimize the adverse effects of a fire on the health of employees and limit the loss of property and production shutdowns of the affected companies. That is the reason why a rigorous control over them is crucial. To ensure employees’ safety in the event of a fire, an annual inspection of the fire extinguishers is recommended, as well as the training of the employees on risk analysis requirements so they may take ownership of the steps and apply them on a daily basis.

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8 reasons for choosing a self-supporting guardrail

8 reasons for choosing a self-supporting guardrail

With more stringent standards and regulations concerning the risks of falling from heights, business leaders and health and safety managers are always looking for the best solutions to make their workplace safer. Since the C-21 Act took effect, preventing falls from the roof is becoming a priority for a majority of organizations. To protect your employees and contractors working on your rooftop, several methods are available. Here are eight reasons to choose a self-supporting guardrail.

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