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  • WOMEN IN INDUSTRY: HARNESS DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR WOMEN Wearing personal protective equipment that doesn't fit properly puts workers at risk for serious injury. Due to the lack of variety in safety equipment and clothing, women in trades are constantly forced to compromise their safety at a worksite. Due to variety of physical and cultural norms, women are often discouraged to be a part of the skilled trades industries. As a result, manufacturers of PPE and PPC only focus on creating products designed...
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  • WOMEN IN INDUSTRY: HARNESS DESIGNED SPECIFICALLY FOR WOMEN Wearing personal protective equipment that doesn't fit properly puts workers at risk for serious injury. Due to the lack of variety in safety equipment and clothing, women in trades are constantly forced to compromise their safety at a worksite. Due to variety of physical and cultural norms, women are often discouraged to be a part of the skilled trades industries. As a result, manufacturers of PPE and PPC only focus on creating products designed only...
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  • HEATSTROKE: MORE THAN JUST THE TEMPERATURE! Heat can be unforgiving when working outside for an extended period of time. Things get worse when the work is strenuous and the heat wave is at its peak. The ideal human body temperature is 37 degree Celsius. During constant exertion from work and the heat wave, the body can’t cool itself which leads to a rise in core body temperature. In this process, the body also gets dehydrated as fluids are lost while sweating.  If the body temperature exceeds 40 degrees...
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  • Vancouver is known for its cloudy and rainy weather which has helped the city earn its legendary titles such as Raincouver and Raincity. So, the last thing anyone ever thinks about here is Sunscreen! Well, let this blog open our eyes about the effects of UV rays with or without the sunny days! The information on this blog will enable you to protect yourself and your workforce from harmful UV rays. Clouds only block 20% of the sun’s UVR even though they block the visible light. Ultraviolet (UV) rays come from...
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  • What is Fit Testing? In order to protect the wearer, a respirator must fit properly. A respirator fit test is used to determine the correct size of facepiece for each individual.The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standard Z94.4-11 requires that all fit testing be performed in the negative pressure mode. Masks that are dedicated to a positive pressure respirator, such as a supplied air respirator or self-contained breathing apparatus that are only used in a positive pressure mode, must either be...
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  • We all know that Poutine was made in Canada, so was peanut butter, telephone, Justin Bieber and majority of submarines that are available in the world. Among these diverse list falls our very own industry, there are numerous Personal Protective Equipment and clothing that are manufactured in Canada by Canadian companies. Being Canadian makes us proud and Canadian made products add on to that patriotic pride. Products manufactured in Canada are a great way to use our spending power to support our local economy...
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