This video shows the proper donning and doffing procedure for a full body harness. It provides step-by-step instructions on how to put-on, check fit, and take-off a safety harness used for fall protection.
Eye bolts are essential devices used in many lifting operations; but eye bolt failures continue to cause incidents especially when used for angular lifts. Here is a short video that gives valuable information every rigger should know when using eye bolts in their rigging operations.
This video contains step-by-step instructions and video demonstrations for tying the bowline, square and hitch (clove hitch and half hitch) knots.
This short clip gives a brief overview of the 2018 OH&S Act in terms of the obligations of Worksite Parties (employers, supervisors, and workers) that came into effect on June 1, 2018.
Just the smallest amount of hydrogen sulfide can have huge effects on the human body. H2S is measured in parts per million. One PMM means one part gas per one million parts air, that’s nothing right? Wrong! H2S starts to wreak havoc at just 0.01 PPM. Let me break down just how deadly this gas really is. (Oh geez did I just say “deadly gas”?)
0.01 – 0.3 PPM – This is called the odour threshold and it smells like rotten eggs. You know the guy that eats egg salad every day in the lunch trailer… It smells like him.
1 – 20 PPM – The egg smell is even more offensive, causing nausea, tearing of the eyes and headaches.
20 -100 PPM – There is nose, eye, throat, lung and digestive irritation, accompanied by the loss of appetite and smell.
100 – 200 PPM – Nose, throat and lung irritation is now severe. Your sense of smell is completely gone now.
250 – 500 PPM – Fluid will begin to build up in your lungs.
500 PPM – Excitement, staggering and sudden collapse is possible now, along with loss of your memory for exposure time, dizziness, unconsciousness and death within a few hours.
500 – 1000 PPM – Respiratory paralysis, irregular heartbeat, collapse and death without rescue.
Over 1000 PPM – Immediate death. Game over, you didn’t have a chance.
Talking about “deadly gas” can be kind of funny, but H2S is absolutely no joke. Make sure you’re trained before entering any area that may contain any amount of H2S. For more information click here.
Here is another snippet from our “soon to be released” H2S course. To keep our courses engaging, we include a mix of animation, video, pictures and set it all with a little background guitar for any music enthusiasts out there…well that part is a bit of a stretch. None the less, we hope you find it interesting and informative…some recent incidents are also included. It brings home the serious nature of H2S and why everyone should be trained.
Here’s a sneak peek at our H2S safety training online course soon to be released. Stay tuned for more safety video previews and information as to when the entire suite of new safety courses goes live.
Here’s a sneak peek of our Rigging and Signalling for Crane Operations online course. Stay tuned to see more soon.
Here’s a sneak peek at our new Signalling for Crane Operations online course. Stay tuned to see more soon.