What Is the Difference Between Passive and Active Fall Protection Systems?
Falls are the cause of many tragic accidents every year. According to the CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety), more than 42,000 workers are victims of falls in Canada. It is therefore crucial to ensure the safety of your employees on the roof with the right safety devices. To prevent accidents, check out […]
When Is Fall Protection Required in Canada?
Fall protection becomes necessary as soon as you are working on a roof, whether it’s flat or sloping. Each year, the statistics prove this. Many fatal injuries and accidents could have been avoided if appropriate preventive measures had been implemented. It is therefore crucial to protect workers from falls to prevent a tragedy. But where […]
Is Fall Protection Required on Flat Roofs?
Should you install fall protection on a flat roof on a construction site? What about permanent protection? The short answer: yes. Installing a fall protection system is always recommended, because it lets you protect workers at height. We would tend to believe that a flat roof is safer than a sloping roof, due to the […]
Prevent Height Accidents: 4 Smart Tips
If you work within the industry of construction, you know the need to work from roofs and heights. The necessity to prevent falling from heights is crucial as it is one of the most common causes of site injuries and death. Of course the easiest way to prevent height accidents is to work from the […]