Machinery Safety 101

Introduction to Functional Safety Seminars

Man training a group of people, pointing to Functional Safety topics on the whiteboard

If you are inter­ested in func­tion­al safety, and I know many read­ers are based on the stat­ist­ics I see for my oth­er func­tion­al safety-related posts, I think you will be inter­ested in this. I am col­lab­or­at­ing with the IEEE Product Safety Engin­eer­ing Soci­ety’s Vir­tu­al Chapter to provide a series of three 35 minute sem­inars dis­cuss­ing the fun­da­ment­als of func­tion­al safety. The…

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Five reasons you should attend our Free Safety Talks

Banner for the Free Safety Talks

Reas­on #1 – Free Safety Talks You can­’t argue with Free Stuff! Last week we partnered with Schmersal Canada and Frank­lin Empire to put on three days of Free Safety Talks. We had full houses in all three loc­a­tions, Wind­sor, Lon­don and Cam­bridge, with nearly 60 people par­ti­cip­at­ing. We had two great presenters who helped…

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Free Safety Talks – May 2018

Free Machinery Safety Talks This May we are once again part­ner­ing with Schmersal Canada and Frank­lin Empire to provide free safety talks in South­ern Ontario.  If you are respons­ible for the safety of work­ers using machinery in Ontario, Canada, ensur­ing their safety is a key pri­or­ity for you every day. Under­stand­ing your respons­ib­il­it­ies is vital to…

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The History behind April 28th, Canada’s National Day of Mourning

This post was writ­ten by Dorothy Wig­more, Occu­pa­tion­al health and green chem­istry spe­cial­ist, from Win­nipeg, Man­itoba, and a mem­ber of the Amer­ic­an Pub­lic Health Asso­ci­ation (APHA). The art­icle was ori­gin­ally pub­lished in the Spring 2010 Occu­pa­tion­al Health and Safety Sec­tion News­let­ter [1], and sub­sequently pos­ted on the APHA web­site. The post you are cur­rently read­ing was pre­vi­ously incor­rectly attrib­uted. Our sin­cere apo­lo­gies to Ms.…

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National Day of Mourning

Fight for the Liv­ing, Mourn for the Dead Work­ers head to jobs Each day expect­ing safety there Only to die. Why?D. Nix, 2014 Today, 28-April is Canada’s Nation­al Day of Mourn­ing for work­ers killed and injured on the job. In the past, Canada has imple­men­ted many innov­a­tions in work­place safety, and yet each year nearly…

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New Seminar – Product Compliance in Europe – CE Marking Requirements

If you do busi­ness in the European Uni­on, you know that CE mark­ing products for sale in the EU and EEC coun­tries is required. These require­ments change as the legis­la­tion and stand­ards are updated, mak­ing the CE Mark­ing task a chal­len­ging one. Com­pli­ance InSight Con­sult­ing has partnered with Glob­al­Norm GmbH and the Cana­dian Ger­man Cham­ber of…

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