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Who Regulates the Transportation of Hazardous Materials?

Who Regulates the Transportation of Hazardous Materials? If you work in an industry that deals with hazardous materials, it’s important to know who regulates the transportation of hazardous materials for your personal safety as well as the safety of others. In Canada, the transportation of hazardous materials is regulated by the Government of Canada through The Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) Program. In this week’s

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The Lions Library | Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Protocols

The Lions Library | Ontario Workplace Health and Safety Protocols For this month’s Lions Library, let’s talk about workplace health and safety protocols in Ontario! The goal of Lions Library is to provide you with short-form, easy to understand, explanations of workplace health and safety topics as well as act as a database for where to learn more. In today’s blog, we’ll be sharing information

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Preventative Maintenance

Important: Preventative Equipment Maintenance

Underestimating the importance of equipment maintenance could be taking a toll on your bottom line. The saying “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” is too often the way some view equipment maintenance. Why pay for service on your equipment if there’s nothing wrong with it? Believe it or not, there are several reasons. All equipment is an investment — one that requires time and

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Rigging Tips: avoid common wire rope damage

Wire rope has many applications—today the focus is on Wire Rope slings. Read on for tips from our Brampton rigging experts to inspect your wire rope sling and prevent common wire rope damage, so your wire rope slings have a long life. Wire Rope: basic components A piece of wire rope has three main components. Individual wires that make up each strand, the strand itself

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Beam Clamp Applications: safety tips from Brampton, ON

Beam Clamp Applications: safety tips from Brampton, ON

Beam clamp applications provide support and better load control. Today, we spoke with rigging experts from Brampton, Ontario to learn more about the three main types of beam clamps—they spoke with us about safe tips for use and how to inspect your beam clamp before application. Beam clamps: 3 different types There are three different types of beam clamps: Scissor type Adjustable type with fixed

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