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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: FAQ

  • Can workers refuse “uncomfortable” respirators? New CSA standard says yes.

    Can workers refuse “uncomfortable” respirators? New CSA standard says yes.

    “Respirator comfort is an important factor in wearer acceptance. Respirators with greater wearer acceptance are more likely to be worn appropriately.” — CAN/CSA-Z94.4-18 As stated in the CAN/CSA-Z94.4, it is now required that employers ensure that their workers’ comfort is considered...

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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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  • Ask an Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Gastec

    Ask an Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Gastec

    With tubes available for over 500 different applications, it’s no wonder why there are so many questions surrounding Gastec gas detection products. While they are small, these handy little tubes are mighty. In fact, they are one of the easiest...

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  • Why Your Workplace Needs a Health and Safety Committee

    Why Your Workplace Needs a Health and Safety Committee

    Would your workers know what to do if they observed a risk in the workplace? Do they know who to go to in the case of an emergency? Navigating workplace health and safety can seem like a daunting task, but...

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  • Your Top 5 Fall Protection Questions Answered

    Your Top 5 Fall Protection Questions Answered

    There’s more to working at heights safety than just harnesses and lanyards. It can be a tricky landscape to navigate - especially with so many confusing and similar sounding terms thrown in. If you’ve ever felt lost or left out...

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