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Primary Standards

A primary standard is a measurement that is used in the calibration of working standards. A primary standard is chosen owing to its accuracy and its stability when exposed to other substances. Primary (Read on)

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Corie: Label and a placard: big difference is whether something has a way of moving down the rail or the road. So, a label goes on what we call a small means of containment that... (Read on)
The Journey to Zero!

An accident rate of zero can be achieved with a little cooperation and communication. Learn how you can implement a safety program to get you to reach a target of zero accidents.
Safety and the Sound of Silence - Shock and Awe

Safety and the Sound of Silence - Shock and Awe. An excerpt from the much anticipated release of Leading People Safely: How to Win on the Business Battlefield
Improving Communication and Response Time

Rapid response time is vital in every industry. It reduces the likelihood and frequency of work-related injury, illness, and death. Learn more about reducing response time and improving communication with stakeholders.
How to Prevent Fall Protection Equipment Malfunction

Falls are the number one cause of fatality in the construction industry. Fall protection equipment can help prevent workers from serious injury or death but only if it's used properly. Learn more about fall protection equipment and using it effectively.
How to Encourage Employees to Report Workplace Hazards

Companies rely on their employees to identify and report hazardous working conditions, but not all of them are willing to do so. Follow these simple steps to eliminate your employees' reluctance to report workplace hazards.
Six Things You May Not Know About Pipe Marking Safety

Pipe labeling or marking is everywhere nowadays and it's an important aspect of safety. Read this article to learn six interesting and helpful facts about it.
What does Brexit mean for Health & Safety?

Now that it no longer belongs to the EU, does the British government have a mandate to shape its own health and safety framework?
Fire Safety in Outer Space

You might think that fire safety on Earth is nothing like it is in space, but good fire protection plans are surprisingly similar no matter where you are in the solar system. Learn about the elements of an effective fire safety plan, here and in space.
Avoiding Injury: Reasons for Using the Correct Safety Equipment

Personal protective equipment is mandatory on many construction sites. Find out why PPE is often required, and how you can stay safe at work.
Fall into Safe Energy, Heating, and Weather Preparedness Habits

There are a lot of safety measures to take when the colder months approach. Consult this list to make sure you don't forget any.
Hazards and Solutions in the Trucking Industry in the U.S.

The trucking industry is full of hazards. Learn what the most common hazards are for drivers, and some of the most recent regulations that have been put in place to mitigate risks.
4 Steps to Conducting Effective Job Safety Analyses (JSA)

Accident prevention is an essential element within the workplace. Find out why conducting a JSA can take your safety program to the next level.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Ground - Limited Quantities Exemption 1.17

Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Ground - Limited Quantities Exemption 1.17
Business Safety: The Importance of the Proper Equipment

Whether you are running a small business, or any business alike, be sure to consider all aspects of business safety. Learn more about equipment that might be missed in your daily inspections.
Working in Confined Spaces? You Need the Right Training

Working in confined spaces requires specific training. Here's the need-to-know before entering a confined space.
Changes to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulation in Canada

Changes to TDG Regulation in Canada - Canada’s federal transport regulator has been making changes that touch many aspects of the transport of dangerous goods in Canada.
Top Ergonomics Issues in the Work Place

Ergonomics is comprised of many elements. While all workplace issues surrounding ergonomics are important, some are more concerning than others. Find out what the top issues are and how to address them.
Office Workstation Ergonomics and Positioning

Studies have shown that extended seated work increases the risk of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and a number of other chronic ailments. Learn how to adjust your workspace to suit your personal ergonomic needs.
Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG): Overpack & Markings Legislation Changes

Legislation changes require certain markings to be in place during transportation. Learn what changes were made, and how you can be sure to comply.
7 Solutions That Can Hamper Our Personal Well-Being

Not all ergonomic solutions are practical. Find out what common solutions are not viable in typical workplaces.
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A Renewable Energy Certificate (REC) is a tradable commodity that is issued for each megawatt hour of electricity produced through the use of renewable energy Read more

A hazard assessment is a thorough check of the work environment. The purpose of a hazard assessment is to identify potential risks and hazards in the area, as well Read more

Cryptosporidium is a microscopic parasite that causes the diarrheal disease cryptosporidiosis. The parasite and the disease are both commonly called "crypto." There Read more

A monsoon is the seasonal change of wind direction usually in the summer, when wind starts blowing from the sea due to the unequal heating of land and sea.This Read more

Infiltration is a term used to describe a process where one thing passes into another. It is a term used most often when referring to water or a liquid, when it Read more
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