A Restricted Space That is a Restricted Area is a Confined Space: Demystifying OH&S Terminology

The 2009 Alberta OH&S Code includes definitions of “restricted areas”, “restricted spaces” and “confined spaces”. Although their wording is similar, these three concepts are distinct, and knowing the different definitions of each can greatly aid understanding of the legislation. A restricted space is an enclosed or partially enclosed space in Continue reading

OSSA Confined Space Entry & Monitor

Class information $150 per participant The one day, OSSA approved,  KG Safety Services Inc. Confined Space Entry & Monitor is a combined one-day course and will teach participants basic knowledge and proficiency with respect to confined space entry procedures, legislation and the related OSSA Regional Code of Practice. Confined Space Continue reading

Standard Confined Space Entry & Tending Worker

Class information $150 per participant The KG Safety Services Inc. Confined Space Entry & Tending Worker course is a combined one-day course and will teach participants basic knowledge and proficiency with respect to confined space entry procedures as well as applicable Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation. Confined Space Entry Continue reading

Confined space tragedies – what can be done?

This year, as in the past, we’ve read several unfortunate headlines about workers being killed on the job, often in confined spaces. For instance, seven workers were killed performing maintenance work at a brewery owned by the makers of Corona beer. The cruise ship “MS Pacific,” better known as the Continue reading

CSA Z1001-13 – What does it mean for Safety Training?

The Canadian Standards Association released Z1001-13 in April of 2013. An integral part of the Z1000 management series, Z1001-13 Occupational Health and Safety Training, sheds light on what Health and Safety Training is intended to achieve, what it means to be competent when managing, creating and presenting health and safety Continue reading

Training Program Copyright’

KG Safety Services had requested an official copyright on unique training materials that has since been granted by Industry Canada, a division of the Canadian Government. This copyright applies to all unique material associated with out Confined Space and Fall Protection programs and does not include other copy written materials Continue reading

Alberta Flooding – How we’re helping

Our hearts are with all of those effected by the damage wrought by the flooding, rains, mudslides, backups, electrical disturbances and storms that have moved though Alberta in the last few weeks. Both Ken and Catherine are moved to help and so KG Safety Services has donated $500 to the Continue reading