The Safety of Playgrounds: Injuries on the Rise

The number of injuries occurring on playgrounds is rising despite the safety improvements that have been put in place for playground equipment. Every year approximately 28,500 children in Canada require medical treatment as a result of injuries which are caused by playing on playgrounds.

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Fall Prevention of Solar Panel Maintenance Workers

With solar panels becoming more and more common place on rooftops, it is time to consider the safety of the maintenance crews of these solar panels; are they being properly protected from falls?

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Ensuring Your Web Slings Are Safe to Use

What should you be doing in order to ensure your web sling is safe to use? What are the three stages of inspections?

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Dock Levellers

Why is it so important that dock levellers be inspected? What can happen if they are not properly inspected? Read this article to learn more…

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Air Balancers

How to properly use them and why & how to inspect them.

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Electric Hoists: Durability, Longevity & Maintenance

Why do people Use Electric Hoists? How can you maintain and ensure the longevity of your electric hoist? Should I have my electric Hoist Inspected?

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5 Potentially Fatal Machine Guarding Problems

Machine guarding is very important, but unfortunately many people either do not install or maintain their machine guards or simply do not install them at all. So here are 5 potentially fatal machine guarding problems and a bonus of reasons why you should invest in machine guarding.

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