Canada’s emergency service workers are vital to our country’s disaster response. They include jobs like firefighters, first responders, emergency medical technicians, paramedics and more. Due to the sudden, intense and unpredictable nature of their work, emergency service workers face a number of potential job hazards like lifting patients and heavy equipment, treating infectious illnesses and coming into contact with bodily fluids, heat and cold stress, handling hazardous gases and chemicals and participating in transporting patients in ground and air vehicles.
Levitt-Safety provides a number of safety products, services and training, all designed to meet the unique needs of emergency service workers.
Common Hazards in the Emergency Services Industry:
- Exposure to biological, chemical and physical agents
- Clandestine drug labs
- Heat and cold stress
- Working at heights
- Confined space rescue
- Diesel exhaust exposure
- Highway traffic control
- Fire overhaul chemical exposure
- Water and ice rescue operations
We offer numerous products that offer solutions to the hazards found in military, police, fire and ambulance services. You can find the best respiratory protection, safety instrumentation, chemical handling and personal protective equipment to keep workers safe. We’ve partnered with leading vendors like Scott, MSA, Gastec, Honeywell, Industrial Scientific and Accutec to bring the most innovative and cost-effective solutions to evaluate your hazards and protect your people.
We offer complete service offerings for every product we sell. Examples include:
- SCBA Function Testing
- Cylinder Inspection, H-Testing and Filling
- Respirator Fit Testing
- Calibration and recertification of:
- Fall arrest and confined space equipment inspection and repair
- Fire protection and alarm systems
In addition to our products and services, Levitt-Safety offers in-depth training on a number of emergency services-related topics including: