A public organization complies with the CNESST’s Regulation on occupational health and safety thanks to Delta Prevention
During the restoration of its building, the OMH of Saint-Hyacinthe became aware of the importance of fall protection, since more than 18% of all work accidents in Quebec are caused by a fall. Initial situation The 137-unit seniors’ apartment building has undergone a metamorphosis in order, first, to bring the building up to date, but […]
Amendment to the Occupational Health and Safety regulations (OHS) for warning lines
On January 3, 2019, amendments to the OHS came into force regarding the prevention of falls from height. As part of the amendment to the Occupational Health and Safety Act (Chapter S-2.1, s. 223), we have adapted the configuration of our permanent VSS SafetyLine warning line. Here are the new regulations: “A warning line […]
Removable Guardrail: 4 Criteria to Look for Before You Buy
Have you planned to ensure the safety of your workers on your construction or maintenance sites over the short term using a removable guardrail? Before moving on to the purchase phase, here are the criteria that you should consider checking with the selling company. Ease of installation and deinstallation If you want to acquire a […]
Roof Safety: When Should You Use Safety Rails?
Safety rails are barriers placed at the edge of a roof to reduce the risk of falls from heights, especially those related to a roof access. Usually made of highly weather-resistant aluminum, they’re placed at the edges of roofs on construction sites to ensure roof safety by limiting the possibilities of workers falling. When Should […]