CNESST Seminars Recap: What to remember?
MSK Canada was present at three regional seminars organized by the CNESST.
Do You Need a Skylight Protection System?
It’s not uncommon to see the openings known as skylights on Canadian roofs. A skylight is installed on a roof to ensure safe access to the roof or to allow for air exchange or natural lighting. Like any object that allows access to a roof, a skylight must include a suitable protection system. The ultimate fall prevention method—and therefore the ultimate skylight protection system—is the guardrail.
Amendment to the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (OHSR)
On January 3, 2019, amendments to the OHSR 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), the configuration of VSS SafetyLine, the warning line systems from Delta Prevention manufacturer, was adapted. Here are the new regulations:
Roof Fall Protection: 2 Essential Pieces of Equipment
Workers are exposed to risks when working on a roof. To eliminate any risk, certain elements must be taken into account, such as the different equipment to be used. It is therefore essential to equip your workers safely. And for complete roof fall protection, employers must also invest in fixed protective equipment, which is essential at heights.