The safety helmet; to fully understand its use

Published on 12/1/2020
safety helmet

Regardless of the type of safety helmet (construction safety helmet, welding safety helmet, etc.), it is important to always be attentive to its effectiveness. Many elements can cause damage to your head protection equipment and the following paragraphs will enlighten you on the subject.

The essentials of standard CSA Z94.1 on security helmets

Published on 11/11/2020
The essentials of standard CSA Z94.1 on security helmets

Since the last revisions in 2016, the standard CSA Z94.1 ensures that all workers using head protection equipment are always compliant and use gear adapted to their work environment. Our experts answer your most frequent questions about safety and construction hard hats as well as welding helmets.

A Beginner’s Guide to Emergency Showers and Eyewash Stations

Published on 9/1/2020
A Beginner’s Guide to Emergency Showers and Eyewash Stations

Many workers face hazardous chemicals on a daily basis, and although safety practices have greatly improved throughout the years, accidental chemical exposure can still occur. This means it is crucial to look beyond the use of face shields, glasses, or PPE procedures, and to have the right emergency eyewash station and shower in your workplace.

Eye Protection Fundamentals

Published on 6/9/2020
Eye Protection Fundamentals

In the workplace, eyes are often exposed to many risks, from flying objects to chemical agents, dust, or even wood chips. Whenever possible, these hazards should be eliminated or minimized by using the proper equipment and establishing safe work procedures. Appropriate protective eyewear must be selected, maintained, and worn to protect against all hazards that may remain.

Visor and Face Protection in Times of Coronavirus

Published on 5/19/2020
Visor and Face Protection in Times of Coronavirus

In addition to the usual health instructions, authorities now recommend that masks be worn in public and the workplace. With the reopening of construction sites and industrial activities, it is fitting to ask about visors and face protection equipment. Are they effective against coronavirus?