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Top 6 Propane Tank Safety Tips to Avoid Fire Damage

Top 6 Propane Tank Safety Tips to Avoid Fire Damage

Hey guys, today we’re tackling a hot topic - propane safety. Whether you're a seasoned pro in Ontario’s trades or just starting out, knowing how to handle propane tanks safely is crucial. Propane, while super useful, can be a bit of a wildcard if not treated right....

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5 Safety Tips for Overhead Crane Operations

5 Safety Tips for Overhead Crane Operations

Are you taking your career to new heights? Then Crane Operation safety and awareness is a great place to start! In this article we’ll cover key responsibilities of crane operators, earning potentials and 5 key safety tips that will help keep you and others on your job...

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Everything You Need to Know About Gas Monitors

Everything You Need to Know About Gas Monitors

Hey there! If you're working in the trades and haven't had a close encounter with a gas detection monitor yet, consider yourself lucky – or maybe just inexperienced. That’s about to change though! From now on, consider Gas Monitors like the Swiss Army knives of the...

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10 Forklift Safety Tips To Avoid Injuries

10 Forklift Safety Tips To Avoid Injuries

Forklifts are a staple in warehouses and job sites across Canada. These powerful (and often lightweight) machines carry heavy loads with ease: making hard tasks easier, and boosting productivity. But as our friendly neighborhood Spiderman once said “with great power...

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Staying Safe at Work with LOCKOUT/TAGOUT

Staying Safe at Work with LOCKOUT/TAGOUT

Alright, fellow tradespeople, we've all heard the buzz about lockout/tagout safety (LOTOS), but what is it, and why should we care? Well, let's dive into the nitty-gritty of LOTOS to keep ourselves and our colleagues safe on the job. Whether you're a seasoned pro or...

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Chainsaw Safety, Protective Equipment, and Training

Chainsaw Safety, Protective Equipment, and Training

Alright, folks, let's talk chainsaws! If you're a hardworking tradesperson, you probably know your way around a chainsaw. But even if you've been wielding one for years, there's no harm in brushing up on chainsaw safety tips. After all, we're all about keeping all our...

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Incident Investigation Plan: Everything You Need to Know

Incident Investigation Plan: Everything You Need to Know

When you work in manual labor based jobs, such as construction, manufacturing or in the trades, accidents can happen, and when they do it's important to have a PLAN in place to help make sure they don’t happen again. This is what we call “incident investigation” and...

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LOCKOUT/TAGOUT: What is it and why is it important?

LOCKOUT/TAGOUT: What is it and why is it important?

In industries where machinery and equipment are often used on job sites, the implementation of proper safety measures is essential to prevent accidents and protect workers. One critical safety procedure that plays a pivotal role in ensuring the wellbeing of employees...

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What Is Asbestos and How Do I Prevent Dangerous Exposure

What Is Asbestos and How Do I Prevent Dangerous Exposure

Hey there, folks! If you work in home renovations, restoration or any of the trades that may be going in and out of buildings built before the 1990’s it's vital to know about asbestos and how to protect yourself from its dangers. You might be surprised to find it's...

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Danger in a Flash: What You Can Do About Arc Flash

Danger in a Flash: What You Can Do About Arc Flash

In the world of trades and electrical work, there's a hidden danger that often goes unnoticed until it's too late – the arc flash hazard. This silent threat can have devastating consequences if proper precautions aren't taken. In this article, we'll explore what arc...

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Scaffolding Safety Tips for Canadian Construction Workers

Scaffolding Safety Tips for Canadian Construction Workers

Construction sites are bustling hubs of activity, where skilled workers labor to build the infrastructure that forms the backbone of Canadian communities. Among the many tools and structures used in construction, scaffolding stands out as a fundamental component,...

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The Role of Traffic Control Persons in Canadian Road Safety

The Role of Traffic Control Persons in Canadian Road Safety

Canada, with its vast network of roadways and highways, places a significant emphasis on safety. Ensuring the safety of drivers, pedestrians, and construction workers is a top priority. One very important aspect of road safety is the presence of Traffic Control...

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