Entries by Brett

PPE: Personal Protective Equipment

In oil and gas industry production managers face many challenges concerning personal protective equipment (PPE) compliance. PPE is designed to protect and prevent workplace injuries. It can include items such as hard hats, gloves, eye protection, footwear, harnesses, etc. Employers are responsible for providing and enforcing the use of personal protective equipment. Also employers must […]

Working in the Cold

Clothing Protective clothing is needed for work at or below 4°C. Clothing should be selected to suit the temperature, weather conditions (e.g., wind speed, rain), the level and duration of activity, and job design. These factors are important to consider so that you can regulate the amount of heat and perspiration you generate while working. […]

Christmas Lights Safety

Holiday season is upon us now and it is time to decorate the house. Stringing lights can be hazardous so before you light up your house take a few minutes to go through a quick safety checklist. Double check that your lights are designed for outdoor use as not all lights can handle the outside […]

Winter Driving Tips

Do you know how to drive properly in winter conditions? The following tips will help you avoid problems out on the road. Maintain a safe following distance. Allow yourself at least three times the normal following distance to stop. Drop your speed. The posted speed limit is meant for perfect road conditions. It is safer […]

Calgary Location Now Open

Alberta BC Safety is proud and excited to announce the opening of our new training facility in Calgary, AB. At this time we are offering the following courses at this training facility: OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO), OSSA Fall Protection, OSSA Elevated Work Platform and OSSA Confined Space Entry / Monitor. Phone: (587) 351-3011 Address: 3621 […]

OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)

Effective July 1, 2015, the OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation) has replaced the OSSA Regional Orientation (ORO). All contractors must either show proof of completion of the old OSSA Regional Orientation or the NEW OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO). OSSA BSO (Basic Safety Orientation)  is approx. 4.5 hours in duration. Upon completion of the OSSA Basic Safety […]