Machinery Safety 101

Ontario OHSA turns 43

The Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) turns 43 today. For many workers, this important legislation came into force long before they were born, but some workers will remember the days before this important Act came into force. The Act came into force in 1979, but Ontario had a long history of labour-safety-related workplace…

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Conveyor System Safety

Processing of waste electrical and electronic materials

If you design, integrate or use conveyors in your operation, you should have a solid grasp on the basic safety requirements for conveyor systems. This article will get you up to speed on everything you need to know! 

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Busting Emergency Stop Myths

Emergency Stop on machine console

There are a number of myths that have grown up around emergency stops over the years. These myths can lead to injury or death, so it’s time for a little Myth Busting here on the MS101 blog!

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ESA Manufacturer Registration in Ontario, Canada

Do you make electrical products sold in Ontario, Canada? Are you aware of the need to register your company with the Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) in order to sell your products legally? If not, spend some time and catch up on the new ESA Manufacturer’s Registry!

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