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Levitt-Safety Blog

Month: 01-2019

  • 5 Steps to Finding the right chemical suit

    5 Steps to Finding the right chemical suit

    Selecting an appropriate chemical suit for your job can seem like a daunting task. And, with hundreds of options available, it can be hard to know where to start. Now, you might think that suiting up in the highest level of...

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  • All you need to know about ANSI Z385.1 – Webinar Recap

    All you need to know about ANSI Z385.1 – Webinar Recap

    Yesterday we hosted a live webinar in partnership with Haws on everything you need to know about the ANSI Z358.1 standard for Emergency Showers and Eyewash. First, I’d like to thank the 400+ safety professionals who joined us for the live...

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  • It’s time for a new spill-control program. Here’s why.

    It’s time for a new spill-control program. Here’s why.

    Even with the best engineered controls in place, chemical spills happen. While some may be minor, others can be deadly. In fact, between 40 and 50 Canadian work-related fatalities come as a result of exposure to hazardous chemicals each year....

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  • 10 reasons why your emergency shower and eyewash systems likely aren’t up to code

    10 reasons why your emergency shower and eyewash systems likely aren’t up to code

    88 per cent of emergency shower and eyewash systems aren’t compliant. Is yours? In contrast to many other safety categories, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has not created a standard that addresses emergency shower and eyewash station protocol. Instead, Canadian regulations for...

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  • Top 10 Safety Trade Shows to Attend in 2019

    Top 10 Safety Trade Shows to Attend in 2019

    Good news: there are a ton of great trade shows and conferences specifically designed for the safety industry. Whether you work in mining, fire rescue, construction or occupational health, there’s a show for you. Bad news: with so many available, deciding...

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  • 7 ways to achieve an accident-free 2019

    7 ways to achieve an accident-free 2019

    Yesterday, our team was together again for the first time since the beginning of the Christmas break. You’d think that everyone would be feeling lethargic after the time off but instead every person was surprisingly cheerful and glowing with a new...

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