Bruce Levitt

President

Chemical Routes of Entry

January 5th, 2019

There are four major routes of entry chemicals can follow: Inhalation (breathing) Absorption (skin contact) Ingestion (eating) Injection How a chemical enters your body: Breathing is the most common...

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Michael Douglas

National Manager, Market Segments

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

December 19th, 2018

“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...

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Michael Douglas

National Manager, Market Segments

Your quick CAN/CSA-Z94.4 respiratory protection cheat sheet

December 11th, 2018

The latest edition of the respiratory protection standard was released in September 2018 and we’ve been getting lots of questions. It’s important to...

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Jonathan McCallum

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

What’s that smell? How you can detect gas leaks when your electronic monitor can’t

September 25th, 2018

Rotten egg smell? It could be a gas leak. But, what happens when no gas is detected? A Calgary Dairy Queen made national news...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

The 5 biggest mistakes you’re making when choosing work gloves

May 10th, 2018

Work gloves seem pretty straight forward on the surface, but there’s a lot that goes into finding the best pair for the job. In...

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Jonathan McCallum

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

How to pass a respirator fit test

May 8th, 2018

The title of this post might seem a bit misleading, but we get asked “how do I pass a respirator fit test?” a...

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Jonathan McCallum

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

Respirator Fit Testing Tips and Tricks: Basic Troubleshooting

April 17th, 2018

If you’ve ever performed QNFT (quantitative) respirator fit testing, you know that the process can sometimes be challenging and interspersed with occasionally failed...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

5 Cost Saving Tips for Hazardous Spill Control

March 27th, 2018

Every workplace uses some type of chemicals, from industrial plants to labs and agriculture, even office environments. Anywhere that chemicals exist, so too does...

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Maureen McGillis

Digital Marketing Strategist

How Do Colorimetric Gas Detection Tubes Work?

February 21st, 2018

If you do any kind of gas detection on the job, you’ve probably heard of colorimetric tubes. They often go by different names...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

Protective footwear with CSA certified markings, criteria & applications guide

April 24th, 2017

We pay a lot of attention to our safety gear selection, but one aspect of personal protective equipment that often gets overlooked is...

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Paul Kroes, B.Sc.

Instrumentation Specialist

The Problem with PIDs

January 4th, 2016

PIDs – the information you get from them can be misleading. PIDs or photoionization detectors are also known as volatile organic compound (VOC) detectors....

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