Wearing the correct personal protective equipment for the job is important at all times. But when you’re working at heights, it’s a matter of life and death. Continue reading
We’re pretty excited that the PSC has reached its 65th year, so this week we thought we’d revisit the early days. Here’s a quick look back:
Silica is the second most common mineral on earth. It’s a basic component of soil, sand and many rocks; things we’re all exposed to, safely, every day.
So it’s hard to imagine that the dust from this common mineral, can be a deadly hazard. Continue reading
This is the fourth post in our Safety survivors series, in which we hear the stories of people who’ve lived through serious, work related incidents. Their stories of bravery and pain are a sharp reminder of the consequences of a breakdown in safety.
In 1995, Richard Allen was a pipelayer’s helper, working for the City of Victoria. On the morning of October 16, he headed into work as usual; with no suspicion that by lunchtime his life would be changed forever. Continue reading
In this human side of safety series, we’re going to meet some people who have lost loved ones in a workplace tragedy. Their stories provide a poignant reminder of the importance of safety culture and safety awareness in our industry. This week, we spoke with Arlene Vogler, who lost her son Jonathan in 2005…
When the doorbell rings at 5 a.m. and there’s a policeman standing there, it’s never a good thing. Continue reading
This week we’re going to explore our relationship with WCB, and look at how we collaborate to support safety culture in Canada’s upstream oil and gas industry.