When thinking about safety and hazards, recall Murphy’s Law, which states that “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” Expect for the best, but always prepare for the worst. Despite all attempts, accidents happen, and things go in very unexpected directions.
October 11, 2020
One of the significant risks that roadside workers are exposed to is being hit and injured by moving vehicles. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and HSE (Healthy and Safety Executive) have now provided strict guidelines to employers about roadside workers’ safety.
First aid kits are a requirement in all Canadian jurisdictions. They contain the necessary equipment to deal with any injury or accident that can happen. Not having necessary facilities such as an adequate first aid provision puts the wrong impression on employees and outsiders. Firstly, it sets a sense of fear that accidents will not
September 30, 2020
Industrial work zones like warehouses, freight houses, and construction sites are always at risk of accidents, injuries, or any other collateral form. It puts both workers and pedestrians in danger. It is also against the worker and passenger policies in America. 15% of the work-zone crash fatalities from 2002-2006 included motorists, workers on foot, cyclists,
In Canada, around 90 people die from fire-related incidents a year. Fires in workplaces can be extremely dangerous because of the number of flammable substances, a large amount of people and the general panic that ensues with a fire.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, over the past 6 to 7 months, we’ve all received an unprecedented crash course in how viruses work. We sympathized, empathized, and collaborated on virtual platforms. We started making cloth masks, baking bread, cooking food, and growing greens in our yard.
Summer is probably the most favourite season for children. It’s that time of the year when they can finally go out to play with friends and enjoy the breeze and greens. They jump, run, skip, climb, and pedal to make the most of their free time. However, summer fun can also put your kids at
August 31, 2020
Even though you should know how to deal with minor injuries and illnesses if necessary, first aid kits can be intimidating. The standard first aid kit has about 20 different items, all of which provide different functions. While some items such as thermometers or labelled items like painkillers are more straightforward, others can be confusing,
Choosing a First Aid course is not as easy as it seems. There are tons of questions and doubts that often hold you back from registering. At Metro Safety Training, we want to ensure that our first aiders are not only equipped with skills but also packed with the necessary knowledge.
Making a workplace safe isn’t a process that happens overnight. It requires careful planning and effort to ensure your workplace is safe for employees and other workers. Accidents are bound to happen; what you can do is make sure there is a response mechanism to mitigate the damage and hasten recovery.
Children are like sponges; they’re quick to absorb all the knowledge and skills taught to them. Which is why teaching them the right things is essential. Whether they’re playing alone or under adult supervision, accidents and injuries are bound to happen. In an emergency, the simplest first aid lessons can save lives.