From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog

September 08, 2017
written by Jeff Zimmer
As the second leading cause of lung cancer, the presence of radon in a home poses a safety issue that can be readily dealt with in many cases. As many people have not even heard of radon, the challenge lies in building awareness about the importance of testing among the general public.
August 08, 2017
Extreme summer weather can have significant impacts our economy, society and environment. We’re talking about hail, tornadoes, plow winds, no rain, hot temperatures - all of which can lead to flooding, drought, insects, diseases and forest fires. It’s important to prepare for these types of weather events, so we can reduce the impacts and become more adaptable.
June 09, 2017
written by Chuck Ingerman
It seems like almost every week across the world, there’s a major online security breach that puts the data of individuals and businesses at risk. Cybercrime is a growing concern and the threats and attacks aren’t always obvious to the untrained eye.
May 03, 2016
written by Andrew Downing
North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week provides a valuable opportunity to talk about safety in terms of organizational culture and engagement- but we don’t just think about safety during NAOSH Week. Learn how we follow through on our safety commitments every single day.
May 04, 2015
written by Sunil Sohani
Safety professionals often get a reputation of being the “do this or don’t do that or if you do this such and such bad thing will happen to you” messengers. These are important messages, but you’ve likely heard them before. Read on for two safety stories that aren't big catastrophic accidents, but real-life, everyday situations from my experience as a safety professional.
April 23, 2015
written by Jenna Smith-Windsor
Across Canada, there are laws in place to protect employees on the job. This OH&S legislation gives three important rights to all employees to ensure they have the knowledge and responsibility they need to be safe on the job. Read your rights!