Gary Rae

Market Segment Manager - Confined Space

The good, better and best respirators for crystalline silica dust

November 8th, 2021

These are all symptoms of silicosis: weakness coughing fever, and shortness of breath. Silicosis is an occupational lung disease caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust. It causes inflammation...

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Julie McFater

Director of Marketing

Fall back safely! 6 daylight savings safety tips

October 19th, 2021

Sunday, November 7 marks the end of daylight savings time in most parts of Canada. This means colder temperatures, less sunlight and snow are...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

Stop buying crappy rain gear

July 29th, 2021

How to choose the best work rain gear: It’s not uncommon for people to buy low-quality rainwear to save some money. The problem is...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

How to stay safe during a heat wave in Canada

June 29th, 2021

There’s a heat wave across large parts of Canada right now. With it come many dangers including heat exhaustion, heat stress and heat...

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Matt Burtney

Content Marketing Specialist

PPE (and other safety equipment) for cannabis farming

June 25th, 2021

The cannabis-growing industry in Canada is expected to be worth $4.6 billion in 2022. As the industry grows, so does the need to...

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Michael Douglas

National Manager, Market Segments

What’s the difference between ‘explosion-proof’ and ‘intrinsically safe’ equipment?

May 26th, 2021

What do intrinsically safe and explosion-proof mean? Intrinsically safe equipment limits thermal and electrical energy to prevent the possibility of ignition. This could mean...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

Ear plugs for dummies: An introduction to hearing protection

April 27th, 2021

When choosing the right ear plug for a job, you need to first identify the noise in your workplace. What causes it, how...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

Establish your essential arc flash program in 4 steps

February 17th, 2021

The fifth edition of CSA Z462 — Workplace Electrical Safety was published in January, so we wanted to take a look at the...

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Jonathan McCallum

Market Segment Manager: Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene & Environmental Monitoring

The 5 reasons your workplace needs an AED

January 29th, 2021

February is Heart Month in Canada. This month is about focusing on the importance of cardiovascular health and how to reduce the risk...

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Derek McEwen

Market Segment Manager, Fire Systems and Mining Technology

8 solutions for recognized safety hazards in mining

January 14th, 2021

Mining industry professionals are early adopters of mining tools with new technology because it improves safety and work efficiency. This post is an...

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Tony Guarino

National Manager - Training, Consulting & Rental

What the heck is a confined space, anyway?

August 20th, 2020

What is a confined space? A confined space is exactly what it sounds like: It’s a space with limited entry or exit and is...

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Michael Douglas

National Manager, Market Segments

Test your safety knowledge with this FREE evaluation

August 11th, 2020

Safety standards are always evolving and improving: Workplaces across Canada need to keep up with what’s new in the world of safety as tools...

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