Articles in Category: Fire Protection

To Prevent Fires, Know the Risks

To Prevent Fires, Know the Risks

In Canada, numerous fires occur each day. Even if the number of people injured remains quite low, the direct consequences, such as material damage and production loss, as well as indirect consequences, are high: loss of clients, unemployment period, business uncertainty… It is essential to know the fire hazards and implement the resulting preventive measures. In 70% of cases, a company affected by a fire will never completely recover.

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Carbon monoxide: an invisible threat

Carbon monoxide: an invisible threat

Each year in Canada, carbon monoxide is responsible for thousands of poisoning cases, and is the leading cause of intoxication in confined spaces. That is why it is important to protect your employees against this hazard and detect carbon monoxide before it can affect them. Getting to know your enemy is the key for better protection.

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Off-road and heavy vehicles: how to protect your investment

Off-road and heavy vehicles: how to protect your investment

The mining, forestry, environmental and transport industries are investing significantly in heavy mobile equipment that often runs around the clock. These machines contain great amounts of flammable or combustible liquids that can catch fire from any source of ignition caused by a breakdown or mechanical failure.

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New Carbon Monoxide Law In Effect in Ontario!

The Hawkins-Gignac Act

New Carbon Monoxide Law In Effect in Ontario!

Carbone monoxide detectors are mandatory in all concerned homes or businesses in Ontario. Since the implementation on October 15, 2014 of the new provincial law; Act 18, also known as the Hawkins-Gignac Act, carbon monoxide alarm detectors must be installed just outside sleeping areas if your home has a garage, a fuel-burning appliance or a fireplace.

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