What OSHA Standards Require a Fire Prevention Plan?

Posted: January 3rd, 2022

Are you trying to put together a Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) to satisfy the varying OSHA standards? Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) alongside the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) provide employers and employees with the legal structure outlining workplace safety standards and responsibilities. Adopted in 1979, the OSHA Act serves […]

How’s Your Company’s Fire Protection?

Posted: December 10th, 2021

Are you worried about workplace fires and keen to learn basic fire prevention best practices? Stick around. You’re in the right place. But first, let’s start with the bad news. Workplace fires – though rare – still occur. Data provided by the Ontario Ministry of the Solicitor General shows that of the 110, 811 fires […]

When Do You Need An Emergency Backup Generator?

Posted: November 26th, 2021

Are blackouts and power outages increasing in Ontario? Yes, according to the latest studies and research on hand. From a total of 399 combined outages across Canada’s provinces in 2017, the bulk – nearly 50% – took place in Ontario.  So, what can businesses and homeowners do to protect themselves against such power disruptions? Perhaps […]

5 Requirements That Are Needed For a Fire Prevention Plan

Posted: November 1st, 2021

What is a Fire Prevention Plan (FPP)?  Who needs one and how do you go about creating one? A Fire Prevention Plan is simply a document that identifies workplace fire hazards such as combustible materials and heat-producing machinery. In addition, it names the employees tasked with the responsibility of mitigating the aforementioned fire hazards and […]

Top 5 Fire Prevention Safety Tips For Your Home

Posted: September 15th, 2021

Did you know that in Canada, 1 out of every 100 avertible house fires is fatal? In spite of stricter building regulations and the use of materials that aren’t easily combustible, residential fires still occur. According to SGI Canada, there are approximately 24,000 home fires each year resulting in at least 377 deaths and up […]