6 OHSA Changes Those Will Impact Ontario Employers
Amendments called the Stronger, Fairer Ontario Act, 2017 (Bill 177), have been made to the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and went into
SWL/WLL/MRC – What do These Abbreviations Stand for and When Should they be Used?
The term safe working load (SWL) has been the foundation of engineering, mainly referring to load-carrying equipment. It is determined by dividing the minimum breaking
7 Key Advantages to Using a Hydraulic Lift Table.
What is a hydraulic lift table? A hydraulic lift table is an ergonomic device utilized to raise, lower or tilt workloads such as pallets.
Seven Steps to Safer Behaviour
Creating – and maintaining a safe work environment should be a top priority for organizations. Under the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s (OSHA) Law,
How to Prepare for an Incident?
Though you may take all of the proper preventative measures to decrease the chances of an injury occurring, they still happen and it is important
Safety Tip: Be Prepared for the WHIMIS Inspectors
Federal OHS inspectors will be visiting workplaces across the country to check for compliance with the new GHS/WHMIS2015 requirements starting October 1, 2017. What are
The Lifting Equation
Did you know that The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has a lifting equation for calculating a recommended weight limit for
Overhead Crane Dictionary 101
What directions do Overhead Cranes move in? There are A LOT of different names for the parts and pieces in the material handling industry. So to
The Signaller and Crane Operator Relationship
Related: Overhead Cranes, How to Extend the Life of Your Crane and Hoists It can be an extremely difficult task to operate a crane with
Overhead Crane Safety 101
Knowing how cranes should be used and how they should not be used is critical to crane safety. Being aware of the following misconceptions can
Daily Inspection and Maintenance Required for Overhead Cranes
When using an overhead crane for material handling applications, having a preventative maintenance program in place is IMPERATIVE. This maintenance program should be centred on
Push Towards Fixed Access Ladders
Fixed Access Ladders, RoofGuard and Importance of Fall Protection Training & Systems Recently there has been a push to ensure the safety of workers by