The Rise and Fall Protection for the Oil Sands Industry

With the world's third-largest proven oil reserves, the Canadian oil sands play a crucial role in the economy. If estimates are accurate, oil sands production will rise by 15% during the remainder of the decade. Yet, the oil sands industry is one of the most demanding and hazardous sectors, with workers frequently exposed to significant …

Shine a Spotlight on Fall Protection Railings in the Film, Television, and Theatre Industries

Some actors become wildly successful typecasts in roles, such as Jim Carrey for comedy, Neve Campbell for horror, Pamela Anderson as the blonde bombshell, and Keanu Reeves as the stoic hero. On the flip side, Rachel Adams and the late Christopher Plummer became known for their versatility—hero or villain, romantic comedy, musical, or intense drama. …

Oil and Gas Industry Safety from the Ground Up

When you think about the oil and gas industry, you might envision the grandeur of an oil rig or simply filling up your tank at a gas station. However, there's a vast infrastructure network in between, including pipelines, refineries, and storage tanks, which make up a complex industry where safety regulations are paramount. The Government …

Work Access Platforms and Their Major Applications by Industry

Whether a contemporary fashion statement or serving a practical purpose in history, Platform shoes raise individuals above the ground or floor level. In Ancient Greece, platform shoes elevated the stature of public speakers and actors in the theatre. Five centuries ago, they became all the rage in Venice because they helped wearers avoid wet feet. …

What are Fall Protection Systems, and Why are they Required?

The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada reported that in 2022, there were 20,625 accepted lost claim times due to workplace falls in the Midwest to Western Provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, and British Columbia. This resulted in an unfortunate 26 fatalities. While 72% of the claims were for falls on the same level, …