The Importance of Compliant Pipe Rack Catwalks
With the Canadian oil, gas and resources industries readjusting their operations over the last few years, it has become even more important to ensure that their worksites—in the field or at the refinery—are set up for heightened efficiency.
Besides shifting skillsets around employees and focusing on new technology, a rebirth of sorts for renewed productivity also relies on the safety aspects of worksites. After all, an injured worker means downtime that costs the company money.Read More
When Unnecessary Danger Can Mean Tools-Down
The CCOHS and the Canadian Government work together to draw up regulations that increase safety on work sites. The Canada Labour Code contains a comprehensive collection of rules and regulations that cover every aspect of work places in all industries. In Part II of the code, there is a section that every Canadian employer should know about – get acquainted now, before it affects your productivity.Read More
SafeSmart Access Take Part in Mining Supply Chain Forum
On April 4 and 5, 2017, SafeSmart Access Canada will be exhibiting at the 9th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum.
The forum, held at Prairieland Park in Saskatoon , aims to provide information on how manufacturers, construction, equipment and service providers can access mining supply opportunities. Additional sessions will also cover critical issues such as engineering, maintenance, reliability, operations, safety and productivity.Read More
Low Height, High Danger: the Importance of Appropriate Height Access Equipment
A recent court case in the UK has added yet another chapter to the story of fall injuries in the workplace.
In a report by Construction Enquirer, a Volvo worker servicing a large vehicle fell to the ground, striking his head. Although he survived the fall and the two-week induced coma, the man has been left with ongoing complications. The UK’s governing body, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found that the worker had scaled an inadequate step ladder, which had not been maintained or checked to ensure it suitability for use. Its anti-slip feet were worn and the ladder failed – a simple oversight on a product that not many people give much thought to.Read More