Choosing the Right Extinguisher

Choosing the Right Extinguisher

In Quebec, in 2015, more than 7% of all reported fires damaged commercial buildings, and almost 6% impacted manufacturing industries. The material losses for these two types of buildings represent more than 41 million dollars for businesses and over 36 million dollars for manufacturing industries1.

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Winter Gloves that Protect You Against Different Risks

Winter Gloves that Protect You Against Different Risks

In winter, it is often difficult to find gloves that can keep hands warm while remaining efficient against different risks due to a complex work environment. The goal is to find a model that will offer both warmth and comfort without neglecting the worker’s safety. The glove SCXTAPVC with fleeced acrylic lining, part of the Superior Glove EMERALD CX® Series, provides efficient protection against cuts, abrasion as well as puncture protection, in addition to keeping hands warm in cold temperatures.

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Protecting cannabis industry workers

Protecting cannabis industry workers

In 2018, Canada legalized the recreational use of marijuana. While the legalization process focused on medical use, recreational use, federal and provincial rights, as well as the health and societal consequences of use, the impacts of its legalization have not been evaluated with respect to the health and safety of workers in the industry.

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Hard hats have an “expiration date” too!

Hard hats have an “expiration date” too!

It may be easy to know when to replace your work boots, or even easier to know when your workwear needs to be thrown out. The same is true for your eye protection. Simply take a good look at these items—if you can spot holes, if the seams are falling apart, if the soles are worn, or if the glass is scratched, it’s time to get rid of them. It’s even easier when an expiration date is printed on your work gear!

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The advantages of neoprene-coated fabrics

The advantages of neoprene-coated fabrics

In an industrial setting, it is crucial to choose the right fabric for protective clothing and other items of apparel. The material has to meet or even exceed existing performance requirements. That’s exactly what NatPro offers with its protective-barrier fabrics.

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Fixed Ladder Safety

Fixed Ladder Safety

Every year in Canada, more than 13,000 work-related falls resulting in injuries or deaths are recorded. Systems designed to reduce this number while facilitating the daily tasks of employees greatly increases productivity and safety.

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