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  • Posted on  March 3, 2016  by TREENSAFETY Consider enhanced or high visibility garment options if you and/or your employees: Work outdoors at night, during dusk or at dawn where they are exposed to moving vehicles or machinery. Perform tasks that may take attention away from moving vehicles or machinery. Wear reflective outerwear but the primary garment is not reflective. High Visibility Defined High visibility (hi vis) is a term used by the Canadian...
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  • Posted on    February 25, 2016 by TREENSAFETY “Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber. It was used in numerous building materials and vehicle products for its strength and ability to resist heat and corrosion before its dangerous health effects were discovered. Individual asbestos fibers cannot be seen by the naked eye, which puts workers at an increased risk.” OSHA Fact Sheet   Click here for more information on asbestos  ...
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  • Posted on  February 18, 2016  by TREENSAFETY In 2016, Road Safety At Work Week, an annual event for BC workplaces to improve awareness and adoption of effective road safety practices, is March 7 to 11. Each year, the week highlights a different aspect of workplacedriving. This year, the focus is on helping employers, managers and supervisors better understand and deliver on their responsibilities to employees who drive for work. Whether an employee’s job is driving full time –...
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  • Posted on  February 11, 2016  by TREENSAFETY We are all faced with obligations in the work place that effect our health, well-being, happiness and desire to contribute positively to the success of the company whom we work for. Achieving individual success and pride in your contribution of effort, knowledge and expertise brings many a strong sense of intrinsic satisfaction. Less enjoyable aspects include: work processes that defy logic, and lack of flexibility to balance often...
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  • Posted on  February 4, 2016  by TREENSAFETY Greenhouse workers may be required to work at heights where there is a risk of injury from a fall and are required to use and wear fall protection equipment when working at elevations of 3 meters (10 feet) or more. Workers may be at risk when they are cleaning, repairing or glazing greenhouse glass. As an employer, meeting fall protection requirements does not always come easily. Employers must provide a fall protection plan and appropriate fall...
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  • Posted on  January 28, 2016  by TREENSAFETY The winter months continue to get colder and bad weather conditions harshen. Snow and ice blanket yards, cars and roads creating a winter wonderland and driving nightmare. We often see broken down cars and trucks on the sides of the roads or stuck in ditches. It is important to be prepared for the challenges of winter driving so that you can have a safe journey to and from your destination. Even the most advanced drivers should carry the basic...
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