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Levitt-Safety Blog

  • Cold Stress: It's Snow Laughing Matter

    Cold Stress: It's Snow Laughing Matter

    As beautiful and serene as this scene appears, certain cold weather factors like dropping temperatures and wind chills can make this picture seem, well, downright chilling. Did you know that when the wind chill makes the temperature feel like -28°C or...

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  • Fall Back Safely! 6 Daylight Savings Safety Tips

    Fall Back Safely! 6 Daylight Savings Safety Tips

    Isn't it funny how just one hour difference can seem to offset our routines so much? Being creatures of habit, it can be tough adjusting to the new time for the first few days. However, this transition presents the perfect...

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  • Crunch Time: 30 Days Until GHS is in Full Effect

    Crunch Time: 30 Days Until GHS is in Full Effect

    It's official. The deadline to implement the Global Harmonized System (GHS) is now 30 days away. The new regulations have slowly been phased in since they were initially set back in 2015, however now is the time that all employers need to...

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  • Improve your cleaning, improve your bottom line: the future of heavy equipment wash bays

    Improve your cleaning, improve your bottom line: the future of heavy equipment wash bays

    Dust, mud, sludge, snow and ice. Working in mining can be dirty, but it doesn’t mean your vehicles should be. In fact, keeping your mining vehicles clean will help extend service life, inhibit rusting, reduce scheduled maintenance times and promote...

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  • Oh deer, are you hunting safely?

    Oh deer, are you hunting safely?

    We’re heading down to Houston, Texas this weekend for the annual NSC Congress & Expo. I’m all about embracing the culture wherever I visit (check out my last post on my visit to Newfoundland if you don’t believe me!). I...

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  • Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    As you’ve likely heard, as of October 17, 2018, cannabis is now legal for recreational use across Canada. While the country anticipates this landmark shift in Canadian drug culture, many employers are wondering what exactly the legalization of marijuana means for...

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