The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is encouraging employers to promote electrical safety during National Electrical Safety Month this May by increasing employee awareness of the electrical hazards that may exist in an office setting. The modern office environment has changed dramatically in recent years as a result of new office technologies and an increased [...]
Through ongoing safety awareness and industry education, JUST is committed to helping foster a long-term culture of powerline safety in Alberta. This involves everyone working around overhead or underground powerlines, including electric utilities, oil and gas, construction, forestry and agricultural industries.
Launch of the 2012 Ontario Electrical Safety Code Coincides with National Electrical Safety Month MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 1, 2012 /CNW/ – The introduction of National Electrical Safety Month will start with new requirements for safe electrical installations coinciding with a May 1 effective date for the 2012 edition of the Ontario Electrical Safety Code. The [...]
Electrical hazards cause more than 300 electrocutions and 4,000 injuries in the workplace each year, disrupting lives and impacting the productivity of companies. While electrical hazards are not the leading cause of on-the-job injuries, accidents, and fatalities, they are disproportionately fatal and costly. Most of these electrically-related fatalities and injuries could easily be avoided. Awareness [...]
NEWS RELEASE Jul 27, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BrenKir Industrial Creates Strategic Alliance with CenturyVallen Mount Pearl, NL – BrenKir Industrial Supply, Newfoundland & Labrador’s leading independent safety and industrial supply company, is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with Edmonton-based CenturyVallen. CenturyVallen is a leading business-to-business distributor of safety, MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) [...]
Electricity is an increasing presence in our modern lives. As our reliance on electricity grows, so does the potential for electrical safety hazards. Statistics from the National Fire Protection Association indicate an estimated annual average of almost 51,000 home fires involving electrical failure or malfunction. These fires claim almost 500 lives, injure more than 1,400 [...]
NEWS RELEASE May 4, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sonepar Canada launches Energy Saving WeekBlueWay initiative designed to educate about energy and the environment MISSISSAUGA, ON – Sonepar Canada is proud to announce Energy Saving Week, a global movement with local applications. Taking place the week of May 16 to May 20, the world’s largest privately-held electrical distributor [...]