Respirators, Masks and Filter Types, Organized & Explained

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  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 […]

5 Tips About OH&S Standards You Need To Know

  5 Tips About OH&S Standards You Need To Know Dealing with OH&S Standards (Occupational Health & Safety) isn’t always easy. There are many different workplace safety issues that need to be handled if you want to stay in compliance with the acts, regulations, and codes of practice. So, how do you ensure that your […]

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 […]

Top 10 OSHA Violations

Top 10 OSHA Violations Each year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a list of the ten most frequently cited and fined violations for the fiscal year. This list of safety and health citations is compiled from nearly 32,000 workplace inspections, and the list rarely changes. Year after year, OSHA runs into the same […]

The Top Occupational Health & Safety Training Courses That Pack The Most Value

The Top Occupational Health & Safety Training Courses That Pack The Most Value Everyone who has ever run a business knows that it’s absolutely essential to control costs. However, anyone who’s worked on a construction site also knows that safety training isn’t just a line item on a budget — it’s a matter of life […]

The 19 Point Safety Checklist That Will Save Your Company Thousands (From OHS Regulations & Penalties): Part 2

For the first 10 Safety Points, read last week’s article Here. 11. Hazardous Materials Material Safety Data Sheets should be provided for all hazardous materials. Containers should be clearly labeled and properly stored. When using hazardous materials, employees should have and use the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment including gloves, hard hats, hearing and eye protection, […]

The 7 Most Common Accidents In The Construction Industry (And How To Avoid Them)

Important Construction is very relevant to all parts of the world and provides critical support to our much-needed infrastructures. There are millions of people today who currently work in the Construction Industry. The dangers involved in this line of work may vary depending on which particular aspect or niche you work in. Danger Hotspots In […]