Brian Tiedemann

Types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Organized & Explained

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is designed to protect employees from serious workplace injuries and illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, or mechanical hazards. 98% of employees said they have seen others not wearing PPE when they should have been. 30% of employees said this happens repeatedly. Top 4 …

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Respirators, Masks and Filter Types, Organized & Explained

  Very Real Risks Many respiratory diseases are almost exclusively caused by workplace exposures, including silicosis, asbestosis, byssinosis, and chronic beryllium disease. There are currently approximately 12,000 deaths each year in the UK due to occupational respiratory diseases, about two-thirds of which were due to asbestos-related diseases or COPD. In Ontario, COPD prevalence increased by …

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5 Ideas for Using Your Safety Budget Effectively

5 Ideas for Using Your Safety Budget Effectively At many large organizations, you can get whatever you need and want. However, an unlimited safety budget isn’t in the cards for most companies. More often than not, you’ll need to work within tight monetary constraints to meet your safety needs. This can be a problem when …

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Canadian First Aid Preparedness Infographic

Canadian First Aid Preparedness Infographic All of us hope that we will never be in a situation that requires the use of First Aid skills, like CPR. But the truth is that many of us have, or will be in a position during our lifetime, where our knowledge of Canadian First Aid or Standard First Aid …

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9 Days to an Amazing Company Safety Program

9 Days To An Amazing Company Safety Program Investing into your workplace is money well spent. Companies with effective and efficient safety programs receive many benefits including fewer workplace injuries and claims, improved company morale, and lower insurance premiums. In fact, well-developed safety policies and in-depth employee training will not only protect your investment and …

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How Much Can a “Fall Protection” Negligence Lawsuit Cost You & How Easily Can It Be Avoided

How Much Can a “Fall Protection” Negligence Lawsuit Cost You & How Easily Can It Be Avoided Falls are among the most common causes of serious injuries and death in the workplace. In fact, in construction, falls take the top spot for accidents. And a lack of fall protection is the most common fine implemented …

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Free Standard First Aid Digital-Toolbox

Free TriTech Standard First-Aid Digital-Toolbox Guide About this Guide This Standard First Aid  guide has been developed to assist with the unique needs of your small business in regards to occupational health and safety obligations. It will provide you with the practical tools and information necessary to ensure proper first-aid. The toolbox provided is advisory …

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Health and Safety Tips Your Company Would Benefit to Learn From This Year

Health and Safety Tips Your Company Would Benefit to Learn From This Year As an employer, there are many workplace issues that fall on your shoulders, including the health and safety of your employees. It’s your legal duty to ensure that the environment and culture you provide protects the mental and physical health of your …

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