PPE Safety

Machine Guards

Machine Guards Are on Your Side

No matter how good you are at your work, there is a chance you will make a wrong move. It could be for just a second -- putting your hand in front of a blade or under a punch

Tribunal Blocks Enforcement of OHS Inspector’s Face Shields Order

While refueling an aircraft, a worker accidentally sprayed aviation fuel into his face. The govt. inspector found that the Class 1A protective eyewear the victim was wearing

Safety Gear

Sizing Up Safety Gear

One size doesn't fit all when it comes to safety gear. The sizes of work clothing and protective equipment have traditionally been for the average male worker. This equipment


Police Officers Need Stronger Respiratory Protection than the City Provided

A long-running and complex dispute between the Winnipeg Police Service (WPS) and police union boiled down to a single issue: Did issuing N95 disposable respirators appropriat


Airline Must Obey MOL Order to Conduct Sound Tests on Planes

A government safety official ordered a small air carrier to conduct an investigation to determine whether its Cessna planes were exposing workers to noise hazards and make th

Saving Your Workers’ Skin: Tips for Preventing Cuts

Cuts account for an estimated 30 percent of workplace injuries, and about 70 percent of such injuries involve the hands or fingers, according to the National Safety Council.

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