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Levitt-Safety Blog

  • 12 Safety Fails That Will Make You Reconsider Your Work Platform

    12 Safety Fails That Will Make You Reconsider Your Work Platform

    Here at Levitt-Safety we get a lot of questions about working at heights – especially in tight and awkward spaces. While we could try to explain why using a portable work platform system such as LOBO is always preferred over...

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  • Summer Safety Series: Working Outdoors

    Summer Safety Series: Working Outdoors

    A lot of work that people do in the summer involves being outdoors. However, the sun is quite strong during summer days and if you’re not careful it can be as deadly at is nice. If you find yourself working outside...

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  • Lifting is part of the job. Back injuries shouldn’t be.

    Lifting is part of the job. Back injuries shouldn’t be.

    Did you know that 80 per cent of work-related back injuries are a result of manual materials handling (MMH)? Lifting is common in many workplaces, but back problems shouldn’t be. What starts out as a minor ache or strain can progress...

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  • The Top 5 Safety LinkedIn Groups You Should Join Right Now

    The Top 5 Safety LinkedIn Groups You Should Join Right Now

    As you likely know, LinkedIn is a great tool for connecting with your network – however, the social media platform also offers another feature that many don’t take full advantage of. LinkedIn Groups are a fantastic way to get involved...

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  • Occupational Cancer: Are You at Risk?

    Occupational Cancer: Are You at Risk?

    What are you exposed to while on the job? As millions of Canadians head into work each day, the Ontario Cancer Research Centre is working towards finding the link between carcinogens found on job sites and the development of cancer....

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  • Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    Managing Marijuana in the Workplace

    As you’ve likely heard, it’s expected that cannabis will be legalized for recreational use across Canada as of October 17, 2018. While the country anticipates this landmark shift in Canadian drug culture, many employers are wondering what exactly the legalization...

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