Winter has finally relinquished its hold and now it is time to turn your attention to rooftop maintenance, but how do you plan to do this safely?
Every year hundreds of injuries occur from machine related incidents.
If a machine guard is not properly installed or maintained than it can become a major safety hazard.
Playgrounds should be considered a safe place for your child to play, but unfortunately an improperly maintained playground could just be a serious injury waiting to happen.
With the Machine Safety Blitz upon us it is time to take action in order to be prepared. So what can you do?
The Liftsafe Group of Companies was recently featured in the April 2015 Canadian Industrial Machinery Magazine!
Did you know that approximately 2,500 people are injured every year because of machine related incidents? Moving machine parts have the potential to cause severe injuries such as crushed fingers or hands, amputations, burns or blindness.
An organized and implemented regime of safety inspections is critical to the overall maintenance of facility management. However, the inspection is only as good as the individual or the company engaged in the work. Do you know your contractor?
Preparation is the key to getting a passing grade. The Ministry of Labour is doing a Safety Blitz in February-March 2015, focusing on slips, trips and falls hazards at industrial and construction workplaces.
With injuries and deaths increasing from rooftop accidents, the government is enforcing regulations to ensure employees are safe. Ensure you are compliant with the TSSA’s current version of the B149.1 “Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code”. Clause 4.14.6 (b) states: “When an appliance is installed on a roof…b) the clearance between the appliance and the edge of the roof or other hazard shall be at least 6ft.”