December 17, 2020

September 17, 2020

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Warehouse Safety: 4 Tips to Keep Your Employees Safe

According to a 2018 to 2018 survey research, on an average, up to 19 cases of warehouses fatalities are reported every year. Because of the rise in the number of warehouse accidents, the workers’ safety has become a significant concern for businesses that heavily rely on warehousing.

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Lifejacket and PFD: Everything You Must Know About the Two

In Canada, every year, more than 450 people face death by drowning. This can be easily avoided if the right precautions are taken when in the water. Even if you’re on a boat and have no direct contact with the water, its best to be wearing life jackets or PFDs at all times. You never

July 24, 2020

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How Are The 3 First Aid Levels Different?

Choosing the correct First Aid course will give you the vital knowledge, skills, and competence to assist in a medical emergency. However, with the different levels of First Aid courses available, how do you choose the right one for you? The First Aider experts at Metro Safety Training have broken down each level to enroll

April 27, 2020

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Investing in Forklift Training For Workers: Why Is It Important?

Investing in annual forklift training might seem like a waste of resources, time, and money; however, operating a forklift is not an easy task. These are some of the most dangerous yet essential pieces of equipment that are used commercially. As a result, your workers need to be aware of all the safety guidelines, protocols,

March 31, 2020

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Essential First Aid Items You Should Keep in Your Car

The Department of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness recommends that all Canadians who have cars should keep an emergency first aid kit in their vehicles. While a first aid kit can’t serve as a substitute for the equipment and care a hospital provides, it can nonetheless play a vital role in saving someone’s life.

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How Important is Asbestos and Silica Awareness for Construction Workers?

According to The Mesothelioma Center, asbestos exposure is the leading cause of work-related deaths in Canada. Over the last century, countless lives have been lost due to the hazardous nature of asbestos. Many countries have banned its use, including Canada, which passed the legislation in 2018. Silica­—another carcinogenic compound­—has been dubbed “the next asbestos” because of its similar

January 11, 2020

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Working Near Ice Covered Water—Tips and Guidelines

Canada is known for its extreme, cold weather. With many areas covered in snow all year round, health and safety around ice and ice-covered water are paramount. With lakes and other water bodies freezing over during the winter season, one has to be particularly careful about working on or near ice-covered water.

December 10, 2019

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Who’s At Risk? The 3 Most Hazardous Jobs In The World

There are certain jobs that put the safety of an individual more at risk than other jobs. As an employee, knowing that your job has an element of risk involved can be particularly unsettling. That’s where the employer should come in as it’s their responsibility to look for ways to create a safer workplace consistently.

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Take Matters Into Your Own Hands: Preventing Hand Injuries At Work

For most people, their hands are the most commonly used part of their bodies while they’re at work. They are used to perform both the simplest and most complex of tasks. However, employers and employees alike are guilty of underestimating the importance of hand safety.

November 19, 2019

How Often Should I Renew First Aid Training?

First aid training is extremely important for both employees and employers. In many situations, providing basic first aid can even save a life. First aid training will enable you to treat your child or a loved one in case of a minor injury without getting overwhelmed.

October 5, 2019

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5 Safety Tips for Construction Sites

Construction sites are very dangerous to work at, because of the multiple safety hazards that are present in every corner. These include ladder and climbing hazards, heavy equipment, mishandling, and crowded working zones.