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  • SafeSmart Attends the 3rd Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum

    SafeSmart Attends the 3rd Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum

    On October 5, SIMSA (Saskatchewan Industrial & Mining Suppliers Association Inc) will host the 3rd Annual Saskatchewan Oil and Gas Supply Chain Forum. And Canadian portable height access company SafeSmart Access will also attend.

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  • Case Study: TransCanada Pipelines

    Case Study: TransCanada Pipelines

    The TransCanada Pipelines (TCPL) GrandRapids Pipeline Project will install approximately 460 kilometres (287 miles) of crude oil pipeline from associated facilities in producing areas northwest of Fort McMurray, Alberta to terminals in the Edmonton/Heartland, Alberta region. With new pipelines and structures being built, new difficulties for access arose. See how SafeSmart solved it.

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  • What Cost Siemens $60,000 for No Return?

    What Cost Siemens $60,000 for No Return?

    In July 2015, a contractor working on a turbine blade at Seimens’ Tillsonburg, Ontario facility contracted serious injuries, due to a lack of effective height access equipment.

    And on June 21 this year, Seimens Wind Power Ltd received the bill – a whopping $60,000 fine. Based on a report from the Ministry of Labour, Seimens were found to have violated the Occupational Health and Safety Act, which states that companies need to provide a work platform when performing this type of task – Seimens had not done so.

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  • Height Access in Small Spaces

    Height Access in Small Spaces

    Performing work tasks in internal spaces? There are many trades that need to access heights indoors and in small spaces.

    In commercial buildings, the height of the ceiling—in lobbies, loading areas and performance spaces, for example—can present dangers. Those high ceilings or walls have lighting and services to attend to, and maintenance such as painting may still need to be done. And the humble ladder can be a killer.

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  • Thermo King Keeps it Cool at Height

    Thermo King Keeps it Cool at Height

    International truck refrigeration and heating unit maker Thermo King made their first trailer mechanical refrigeration unit in 1938. Since then, they have become an essential part of road transport all around the world.

    The dangers that Thermo King’s technicians face include the possibility of serious injury from slipping and falling – uneven and glossy surfaces combined with often greasy, oily and icy conditions and old heavy steel height access products made for inefficiencies during works. This is where SafeSmart comes in.

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