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Taking an H2S Alive Training Course Can Save Your Life

Anyone who works in the petroleum and gas industries is at some point going to come into contact with hydrogen sulfide (H2S). To be safe in your industry you must take an H2S Alive training course to ensure that you are up to code on all the current safety procedures when dealing with this potentially deadly gas.

What Training You Need to Know Before Entering a Confined Space

Asphyxiations, entanglements, and falls are among a vast number of other potentially dangerous things that can happen when working in confined spaces. No one wants to hear that there is an emergency, but they happen. That is why you must be aware of onsite confined space and fall rescue plans before work even begins.

Why Everyone Working at Height Needs a Fall Protection Course

Protecting worker's lives is not only an employer’s moral duty; it is a legal responsibility. When workers are going to be working at heights, it is essential that these employees learn about fall protection. Taking a fall protection course can be the difference between a full life and a quick death.

The Proper Way to Inspect Your Fall Protection Equipment

Accidents happen as it is apart of every workforce. However, there are some accidents that are avoidable. You want to make sure that before every job, you execute a fall protection equipment inspection to ensure that the equipment used meets all safety standards.

Why Is It Important to Take an H2S Alive Training Course?

Working in the Petroleum industry in and around Edmonton, it is mandatory to take the H2S alive training course,. Any workers who may potentially come in contact with hydrogen sulfide gas must understand how to handle contact with this potent gas to avoid devastating consequences.

Fall Protection Equipment Inspections Ensure Everyone’s Safety

The general workplace records a total of 100,000 deaths and injuries yearly caused by falls. The fall statistics are rising due to poor or lack of fall protection training. The second reason is the wrong choice and use of equipment for specific tasks, and lastly, failure to properly inspect the fall protection equipment.

We get a lot of questions about rescue standards and how long a rope rescue or high angle rescue course should be.  I will attempt to explain the common practice and due diligence in the following paragraphs. In this blog post, I would just like to clarity some of the confusion around the rope rescue training of onsite workers and tradesmen versus a professional rescue team on site.  

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There Are Many Varieties of Guardrails and Handrails, Which one is Right for You?

Can you differentiate between a handrail and a guardrail? Often the two are used interchangeably. However, a guardrail is a barricade installed at the perimeter of a raised surface such as balconies or walkways. While a handrail is any horizontal or sloping railing especially on escalators or stairways on which you can grasp by the hand.

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Learn More About Fire Extinguishers & Fire Safety Through Our Course

You have seen fire extinguishers on the shelves in stores. Are you curious what happens when you press the trigger? How big of a fire will it put out?

If you want to answers to those questions and more, we offer a class on fire safety. We teach how to act and react around fire. You will learn about fire theories and concepts. We will give you the chance to use a live fire extinguisher against our controlled fire pit.

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In Need of a Fall Protection Course?

Did you know there are 60,000 fatal accidents yearly on construction sites globally? According to the International Labor Organization, that translates to one serious fall every ten minutes. 

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Rope Access Work

This is an overview of some projects we have completed over the last couple of years.

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Do You Know How To Properly Inspect Fall Protection Equipment?

The Occupational Health and Safety Regulation (OHSR) requires that you inspect your fall protection gear frequently especially before each use. Also, follow the manufacturer's recommendation on the frequency of inspection. Do you know how to properly inspect fall protection equipment?