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Hot Work

Hot Work

Operations that create a spark or flame such as welding and soldering are referred to as hot work. Special precautions are necessary to perform hot work safely. Hot work procedures must be understood by operators and building managers and all occupants should be... read more
Landscaping Safety

Landscaping Safety

General Safety Use equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions PPE Required: Hardhat, Hearing Protection, Eye Protection, Safety Toed Shoes Wear close fitting clothing without cuffs on gloves and pants Do not wear jewelry, keep long hair tied up and... read more
Machine Guarding

Machine Guarding

This Toolbox Talk is based on OSHA’s machine guarding standards. Guarding involves protecting ourselves from machines and equipment in our work environment. Basic Terminology: Parts of the Machine Requiring Guarding Point of Operation: Area where machine performs work... read more
Means Of Egress

Means Of Egress

Emergency Evacuation Drill Procedures: All Employees are required to evacuate during emergency evac drills The primary functions of these drills are: Ensure fire protection equipment is operating properly Employee training on how to properly evacuate When the alarm... read more
Office Move

Office Move

Follow these steps when preparing for an office move: 1. Schedule enough time to pack over several days, avoid long packing sessions. 2. Get adequate rest, fatigue induces injury. 3. Identify items others will handle. 4. Plan so pathways will be open. 5. Order right... read more
Oil Spill Response

Oil Spill Response

All employees having a role in managing or maintaining oil containing devices must be able to initiate an appropriate oil spill response. Oil Spill Response: 1. Assess the severity of the situation Determine if the situation is immediately hazardous to your well... read more
Pneumatic Tools

Pneumatic Tools

Pneumatic tools offer great versatility and the capability to get a job done quickly and efficiently. As with any energized equipment there is the potential for harm to people or property. With this Spotlight we will discuss basic handling, use and storage techniques... read more
Biking Safety

Biking Safety

Bicycle accidents are becoming all too common in our community.  [Sic] employees encounter [Bikers] on roads, in parking lots, and near job sites while driving.  Here are a few tips to keep in mind out on the roads this Spring: Be aware of driveways that cross... read more

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