Within the past year and a half, there have been several new rooftop safety standards added. To make it easier to become compliant, we have listed the top 5 that you should be taking immediate action to remedy.
When working on rooftops, safety should be everyone’s number one priority. There are, unfortunately, many different hazards that can be present on rooftop environments. This article goes into the top 10 common hazards to note before stepping foot onto a rooftop.
Cart Movers are designed to easily move heavy loads throughout your facility. These material handling units are perfect for ensuring worker safety and increasing productivity when pushing or pulling heavy equipment. They are convenient and portable, and do not have electric cords or pneumatic hoses to trip over.
Amendments called the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act, 2017 (Bill 177), have been made to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and went into effect on December 14, 2017.
Amendments called the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act, 2017 (Bill 177), have been made to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and went into effect on December 14, 2017. These amendments are the largest changes that have been implemented into OHSA in over 15 years. Some of the changes include tripling corporate OHSA penalties and quadrupling individual OHSA penalties.
Do you know the difference between SWL/WLL/MRC and when they should be used?
Vacuum lifters are ergonomic devices used to transport a variety of products within a set area, such as a warehouse or a manufacturing facility.
A hydraulic lift table is an ergonomic device utilized to raise, lower or tilt workloads such as pallets.
One of the most common denominators for organizational performance issues is behavior, especially when it comes to safety. It is because of this that we often see repeated poor safety performance with no sustainable change in behavior due to the fact that the focus is on the action and not the behavior that lead to the action.
Though you may take all of the proper preventative measures to decrease the chances of an injury occurring, they still happen and it is important to be prepared for them – that way you can ensure that they are handled correctly.
Keeping your pallet racking safe is vitally important. In addition to your annual rack safety inspection by a trained inspector, you should carry out regular internal inspections at set intervals (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly etc). But what should you check for? This blog post will go into detail about how to keep your pallet racking safe!