Fall Protection – E4/E6 Hybrid Lanyards now available from Miller

The question as to use an E4 or E6 system may soon become a thing of the past with new hybrid technology released from Honeywell’s Miller Line. Follow the link for more information: Honeywell’s Miller Hybrid Lanyard   Reduce confusion and increase compliance on your work sites by staying abreast Continue reading

NIOSH Smart Phone App Addresses Ladder Safety

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces the availability of a new Ladder Safety smart phone application (app). This new app uses visual and audio signals to make it easier for workers using extension ladders to check the angle the ladder is positioned at, as well as Continue reading

Dig safe and enjoy your summer activities!

Summer is construction season in Alberta and with that comes digging. Digging is done not only for commercial and municipal projects, but also for personal projects. These personal projects can include something as complex as burying residential power lines to something as simple as yard maintenance. Even though everyone is Continue reading

What do you mean it’s expired?

Hydrogen Peroxide     When it’s opened, hydrogen peroxide only lasts a few months before it becomes ineffective (aka turns to water). Unopened, it should be tossed after a year. You’ll know when it’s bad when it stops fizzing.       Insect Repellent Insect repellent loses effectiveness after around Continue reading

Summer Safety Tips – Food Safety

Summer is a great time to enjoy with friends and family. These get-togethers usually center around fun and food. Here are a few tips to keep your grilling safe this summer, we’ll leave the fun up to you. – Boston Public Health

Over-sized Loads on Alberta Roadways

-Lydia Dunaenko Alberta has one of the largest independent crude oil and natural gas industries in the world. Our mix of natural gas, light oil, heavy oil, in-situ oil sands production, oil sands mining and associated upgrading facilities, represents one of the strongest and most diverse energy industries in the Continue reading

Understanding Static Electricity

We talk about static electricity all the time in industrial health and safety. We see static electricity generated in a variety of tasks, but what exactly is it? Electrons are often loosely connected to the protons and neutrons that make up atoms. Sometimes they travel, move or are dislodged causing Continue reading

A few reasons why ‘eye-witness testimony’ shouldn’t be the benchmark

Often in safety our officers and advisors are involved in investigations of incidents both minor and serious. First person or witness testimony is often considered key information during this process. However, this assumption is unfortunately misguided. Our vision and the way we understand what we see isn’t perfect. Perceptions change, Continue reading