10 Common Rooftop Safety Hazards

When working on rooftops, safety should be everyone’s number one priority. There are, unfortunately, many different hazards that can be present on a rooftop. This article goes into the top 10 common hazards you should keep in mind before stepping foot onto a rooftop.

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10 Reasons You Could Benefit from A Cart Mover

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Cart Movers are designed in order 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, with no electric cords or pneumatic hoses to trip over.

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6 OHSA Changes Those Will Impact Ontario Employers

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.

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SWL/WLL/MRC – What do These Abbreviations Stand for and When Should they be Used?

Do you know the difference between SWL/WLL/MRC and when they should be used?

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Seven Steps to Safer Behaviour

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.

 

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UPDATE: Working at Heights Deadline Extension

Update: The Ministry of Labour has extended the Working at Heights training compliance deadline to Oct. 1, 2017.

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Prevent Accidents with Overhead Crane Safety

Accidents, property damage and fatalities occur every year due to improper use of cranes and equipment failure. Identifying hazards and adhering to simple inspection can safety guidelines reduce the probability of these unfortunate occurrences.

Related to: How to Extend the life of Your Overhead Crane, A General Overview of Overhead Cranes, The Importance of Load Testing Overhead Cranes and Hoists,  The Benefits of Modernizing Your Crane

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