Why Being Pro-Active is the Best Way to Deal With MOL Blitzes

Ensure that you are prepared for a MOL Blitz or MOL Inspection with these tips. The Ontario Ministry of Labour has recently hired hundreds of new inspectors making it more important than ever to ensure that you are complying with the law.

Related: Rooftop Guardrail, Rack Netting and How to Create a Safety Culture

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The Benefits of Implementing an Ergonomic Solution

Whether you are looking into implementing an ergonomic solution in order to move rolls, barrels or another item; there are a vast variety of different benefits that you can gain by implementing an ergonomic solution.

Related: Vacuum Bag Lifters, Roll Handling Solutions and Drum Lifters

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Fall Prevention for 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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The Benefits of Modernizing Your Crane

Increased production, faster operating speeds, better controls, or automation and those are just the tip of the ice-burg of what you can gain when you decide to modernize or upgrade your crane.

Related: Crane Modernization, Structural Upgrades and Control Upgrades 

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The Value of a Preventative Maintenance Program

When it comes to your crane or other heavy-duty equipment you want to be sure that it will work for you when you need it to. Which is why a high quality preventative maintenance program should always be one of the number one things ensure you are a part of, not only will it help to reduce the amount of down time that your equipment may experience, but it will also help to ensure that your equipment is safe to use for your employees.

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How to Create a Safety Culture

You have probably heard of this term before “safety culture”, but what is a safety culture? And how can one cultivate one within your organization?

Related: Rooftop Fall Protection, Netting,

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Fall Protection Safety for Workers at Heights

When you consider a job that involves the risk of falling on the job, your mind most likely flashes to jobs that involve scaling tall buildings. But the reality is that a worker has a risk of falling three or more meters, a fall protection system should become a critical component of your occupational health and safety (OHS) practices and procedures.

Related: RoofGuard, Fall Protection Equipment Inspections & Fall Arrest Systems: Maintenance, Inspections & Classification 

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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?

Related: Lifting and Rigging Equipment & Web Sling 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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