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Lockout / Tag Out for Safety

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Lockout / Tag Out for Safety

Lock Out / Tag Out (LOTO for short) is a safety measure that many of us have practised, even if we've never heard the term. Generally guards or barriers maintain worker safety while machines are operating. However there are situations where these guards may be removed, such as maintenance, repair, or removal of clogs and jams. A Lock Out device prevents the equipment from operating or energizing (powering on) in these situations. Tag Out is the labelling process that is used when Lock Out is required and ensures the equipment is only activated when its safe to do so. Lock...

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Subsurface Lexedge - Pressure Wash Proof Signage

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Subsurface Lexedge - Pressure Wash Proof Signage

Water is an important part of our daily lives and we often take it for granted. That is, until it becomes a problem. Many industries operate in high humidity conditions or use high pressure water systems for sanitizing equipment. Even the best traditional adhesives and vinyls will eventually fail to continual exposure to water. However we do have a solution! Using a product called Lexedge, we can create plastic or aluminum backed signs that are often used in food processing and automotive cleaning industries. These signs can stand up to industrial pressure washers and high humidity day after day. We...

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Whats New in 2019

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Whats New in 2019

A new year means new regulations that may affect your industry. We've rounded up a few recent and upcoming changes that you should be aware of. WHMIS 2015 Don't let the name fool you, the deadline for WHMIS 2015 compliance was actually December 1, 2018. WHMIS 2015 incorporates the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) for Canadian Workplaces. GHS has been adopted by many of Canada's trading partners, including the United States. Check out our selection of WHMIS products with new signal words and pictograms as well as our Hazard Awareness Charts to familiarize yourself with the new...

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High-Visibility Safety

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High-Visibility Safety

Workers in a variety of jobs and industries rely on high-visibility (Hi-Vis) products to stay safe, particularly in dark or dimly lit places. Everyone from construction workers and police officers to school bus drivers benefit from high-visibility products. High-visibility products generally consist of high contrast colours in fluorescent or reflective materials. This applies to both signage found in the workplace and apparel worn by workers. At Western Safety Sign our signs feature high contrast schemes including OSHA and ANSI standards to improve readability. Construction and Regulatory Traffic Signs are reflective as per provincial and federal guidelines, and the vast majority...

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Prevent Hearing Loss with PPE Signage

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Prevent Hearing Loss with PPE Signage

According to a recent study from WorkSafeBC, Canadian oil and gas workers in the drilling sector are showing an increase in job-related hearing loss. Data collected by oil and gas employers from 2012 to 2017 found that despite an increase in workers reporting they wear hearing protection, the percentage of workers with noise-induced hearing loss grew from 33% to 45%. Of those, 66% are reported being under 35 years old. Sasha Brown, an occupational audiologist at WorkSafeBC said in an August press release, "The earplugs or earmuffs might be the wrong size, inserted or worn incorrectly, not worn for long...

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