Jonathan McCallum

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

The benefits of portable spirometry for long-COVID and COPD in point-of-care settings

June 20th, 2022

Providing healthcare during the pandemic has been no small feat. People have been hesitant to seek care from their physician or healthcare provider...

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Matt Burtney

Content Marketing Specialist

What’s a CA-N95? Understanding the new CSA Z94.4.1:21 standard for respirators in Canada

February 11th, 2022

You’ve probably seen respirators in stores recently marked as “CA-N95”. It’s not some marketing ploy. CA-N95 is part of the new CSA Z94.4.1:21...

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Matt Burtney

Content Marketing Specialist

How to celebrate the holidays safely during COVID-19

November 25th, 2021

Nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, another holiday season is upon us. The case counts are lower than a year ago, but...

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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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Matt Burtney

Content Marketing Specialist

Why schools and hospitals are colour-coding their face masks

September 28th, 2021

Recently, a lot of schools and hospitals have been buying our colourful face masks. We didn’t think much about it at first. But it...

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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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Michael Douglas

National Manager, Market Segments

Respiratory Protection 101: Respirators, cartridges and filters

July 10th, 2020

This year has shone a spotlight on the importance of respiratory protection. It was a steep learning curve for a lot of people. To...

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Julie McFater

Director of Marketing

What is an N95 mask?

April 22nd, 2020

Levitt-Safety’s respiratory safety expert, Tony Guarino, spoke with Marcel Vander Wier, editor of OHS Canada on the podcast Safe Zone following our panel...

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Michael Douglas

National Manager, Market Segments

Can you use an expired N95 mask?

March 18th, 2020

Can you use an expired N95 mask? In February, respirator manufacturer 3M released a technical bulletin called ‘Respirators Beyond Their Shelf Life — Considerations.’ “In...

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Jonathan McCallum

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

What is fit testing and why should I care?

November 21st, 2019

Do you wear a respirator for work? Were you fit tested for it? If you haven’t been, you should be! A respirator fit test...

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Jonathan McCallum

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

Your ultimate cheat sheet for Respirator Fit Testing

February 13th, 2019

We recently published the ultimate cheat sheet for the new CAN/CSA-Z94.4 respiratory protection standards which gives a great high-level look at the Standard’s...

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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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