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Fighting an Unseen Enemy: H2S Alive Course in Edmonton

The petroleum industry is often associated with physically strong men that with a lot of sweat, hard work and advanced technology, can explore and extract the precious resources that lie beneath the earth’s surface, while facing the hazards present in this industry.... read more

The Importance of First Aid and Safety Training Services

As workers gain more experience in their daily activities, it becomes second nature for them to execute these tasks, while following the appropriate safety protocols and using protection gears and tools correctly. In most cases this is positive, but it can also create... read more
Missing Ground Prong

Missing Ground Prong

A missing third prong from an electrical plug resulted in the electrocution death of a worker. He was climbing a ladder to hand a power drill to another worker when he received a fatal shock. Investigators found the extension cord was missing its grounding prong. The... read more
Preventing Hypothermia

Preventing Hypothermia

Winter is coming and the temperatures outside are starting to slide. Beside the general frustration of it all, there is a serious hazard associated with being outside in the winter – hypothermia. Hypothermia is a lowering of the body’s core temperature,... read more
Clearing The Snow Away

Clearing The Snow Away

As you opened the front door to go to work, a pile of snow fell back inside and covered your feet. Sound familiar? For many of us who live in a cold climate, snow removal is reality. How we deal with it may be the difference between a serious injury and an... read more
Lockout Tagout

Lockout Tagout

Anyone who operates, cleans, services, adjusts, and repairs machinery or equipment should be aware of the hazards associated with that machinery. Any powered machinery or electrical equipment that can move in a way that would put people in danger is a hazard that can... read more

Flammable Liquids

Improper storage and handling of flammable chemicals, and failure to recognize and control ignition sources, have accounted for many of the catastrophic accidents involving flammable liquid use and manufacturing. Statistics have indicated that more than 21 percent of... read more

Fire Prevention Week – Vehicles

Today we’ll look at vehicle fires. This applies to automobiles as well at forklifts and other powered industrial equipment we use here. Between 2002-2005, highway-type vehicle fires accounted for 18% of reported fires and 13% of U.S. deaths. On average, 33 highway... read more

Circular Saw Safety Tips

Tips for safe use: • Do not work alone. • Wear PPE (safety glasses and hearing protection). • Keep loose hair, clothing, jewelry, and anything that could get caught in the saw tied back. • Before the cut, set the depth of the saw to 1/8″ thicker than material. •... read more

Eye Strain

The 20/20/20 Rule For Eye Strain So what exactly is 20/20 vision? It is based on the Snellen chart which you’ve seen in about every doctor’s office on hanging on the wall. The Snellen chart displays letters of progressively smaller size starting with a large “E” on... read more