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10 Ways to Save Money by Contracting Out Your Safety Management Plan

January 8, 2020
A safety management plan is a detailed approach to safety designed for a particular workplace comprised of four key components: Safety Policy; Safety Assurance; Safety Risk Management; and Safety Promotion. It is important for every workplace to have  a safety management plan in place to prepare for incidents and handle any workplace safety-related concerns. These can include everything from regularly maintaining first aid kits on site to employing government-mandated safety personnel...

 

Irwin’s Industrial Labour Cleaning Services

February 4, 2019
Baghouses, surface condensers and industrial water filtration systems can all present significant maintenance challenges for power plants. Often, they can only be serviced during turnarounds or shutdowns, and when companies look to service these systems at their plants, they want a company that will do the job right. Industrial cleaning can be a messy job, but at Irwin’s we service industrial cleaning needs efficiently and effectively with safety as a #1 priority.  

 

Face to Face

November 15, 2018
Why Real Conversations Can Help Build Better Business Relationships What happened to the art of conversation? In modern times, the mushrooming use of digital communication - emails, texts, tweets and messaging apps - is rapidly replacing conversation, but more then that, some experts argue that it might even be degrading our facility for it. As Business Management Daily wrote earlier this year in an article titled Reclaim The Lost Art of Conversation:

 

Should First Responders Use the Scoop Stretcher or the Spineboard?

October 17, 2018
Comparing the Ferno 65 EXL Scoop Stretcher to Traditional Extrication Boards   When conducting rescues and transporting patients it’s important to choose the right equipment for the job. Determining whether to use the traditional extrication board (previously known as the spineboard) or the Ferno 65EXL scoop stretcher in a given situation depends on the specific challenges of the situation along with an understanding of acceptable standards, as well as some personal preference on the...

 

When The Contractor is Sub-Prime

October 11, 2018
Unsafe Work Sites Are The Prime Contractor's Responsibility When a labourer was killed at a Kamloops construction site in 2015, it was the site’s prime contractor who was assessed blame by the Worker’s Compensation Board – even though the worker was employed by a subcontracted firm. In that particular incident, the site superintendent was also working as the site safety officer and had permitted use of a borrowed scissor lift without checking that proper guardrails and fall protection...

 

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10 Ways to Save Money by Contracting Out Your Safety Management Plan

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Irwin’s Industrial Labour Cleaning Services

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Why Real Conversations Can Help Build Better Business Relationships What...

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