Entries by Lindsay

Happy New Year!

It’s the end of the year… The time when we can chalk up all our mistakes to a “bad year”, make resolutions to hope this new year is better than the last and really take a look at our future. However, when it comes to safety, a mistake won’t go away with the clock striking […]

Rigging and Overhead Crane Operations

Who doesn’t love a good sale, especially at Christmas time. For the month of December we are offering our in-house rigging and overhead crane operations combo course for $280. (Regular $350). Offered weekly on Mondays at our Edmonton training facility. This 10 hour course will provide you with the skills needed to safely and proficiently […]

Remembrance Day 2019

For 100 years we have been remembering those who gave their lives for our freedom. The men and women who fought so we could have the life that we do. Please take the time at 11 am today to remember those who selflessly gave their lives for ours.    “I am a Canadian, free to […]

I’m Baaaaaaaack!

After a quick 5 month hiatus to hang with the newest member of the ABCS family, I’m back to being the ever so annoying voice of safety in your head. It’s the little faces like this guy pictured that we all have at home, whether it’s our kids, nieces, nephews, brothers, sisters, etc, etc. These […]

Happy Father’s Day

  Happy Father’s Day to all the hard working Dads out there. We hope you enjoy your day with your family and when you head back to work tomorrow, remember they are the reason why you always play it safe at work. However today… Enjoy your sleep in, new coffee mug and endless hugs from […]

Theft

There is a lot misconception about stealing from the worksite. Some people believe it’s a victimless crime. That these big construction/ oil and gas companies won’t even notice. Wrong! They do notice, according to CBC, employee theft costs Canadian businesses around 1.4 billion dollars every year. So how is this a safety concern? Well in […]

Asking for Help

You are not paid to be the strongest person in the world….or to have magical powers and do the work of ten employees….or even be the all-knowing construction Genie. Yet a lot of people in the trades have a huge problem with asking for help. I’m not sure if they don’t want to slow down […]

Keep Learning

Some people hate change… And that’s fine if we are talking about the mullet you’ve been rockin since the 80’s or your playlist from Woodstock. However, when it comes to change in workplace safety; you need to embrace it. I know when you’ve been doing something the same way for 20 years and then all […]

Fire Safety While Camping 🔥

What would camping be without a good campfire? That’s where all the action happens, the drinks, the grilling of hamburgers and hotdogs and of course the spooky ghost stories. I would say that anyone who has been camping, that their best memories are sitting around a fire. However, those memories could quickly change from the […]