Machinery Safety 101

Canada’s National Day of Mourning

April 28th poster: Fight for the living, Mourn for the dead.

Fight for the Living, Mourn for the Dead On April 28th, we mourn for our workplace dead. Canada’s earliest workplace safety legislation came into being when Ontario’s Factory Act was passed in 1884. The Ontario legislation was modelled on Britain’s Factory Acts to improve conditions in textile mills by limiting the working hours for children…

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SPCE 2020

The IEEE Symposium on Product Compliance Engineering is the premier product safety engineering conference, a place where engineering professionals in consumer products, IT, medical, industrial and professional equipment gather each year to discuss advancements in product safety. If your work includes product safety standards, risk assessment or regulatory compliance, this is the conference for you.…

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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…

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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…

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