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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Occupational Health

  • The Top 3 Ways the Internet of Things Can Keep You on Schedule, on Budget and Compliant

    The Top 3 Ways the Internet of Things Can Keep You on Schedule, on Budget and Compliant

    Have you ever written down a note to yourself that’s super important on a Post-it, only to lose that Post-it and forget everything? Ever lose your oil change sticky then go six months without having your car serviced? Yeah, me...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • How to Pass a Respirator Fit Test

    How to Pass a Respirator Fit Test

    In one of our recent blogs, we explained the different types of respirator fit testing (quantitative and qualitative) and why they’re such a critical element of an effective respiratory protection program. With so many people required to wear respirators as...

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  • Respirator Fit Testing Tips and Tricks: Basic Trouble Shooting

    Respirator Fit Testing Tips and Tricks: Basic Trouble Shooting

    If you’ve ever performed QNFT (quantitative) respirator fit testing, you know that the process can sometimes be challenging and interspersed with occasional failed results which require you to retest. The reason we perform respirator fit testing is to verify that the...

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