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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Facts

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? PPE is equipment worn by a worker to minimize exposure to specific hazards. Examples of PPE include respirators, gloves, aprons, fall protection, and full body suits, as well as head, eye and foot protection. Using PPE is only one element in a complete hazard control program that would use …

New Years Winter Safety Tips

The inevitable winter ice and snow just makes a more hazardous environment that could increase the risk of injuries. Canadians will have snow and ice to deal with at home and at work. Prevent slips, trips, and falls this winter season. Keep these safety tips in mind while navigating through the snow and ice: GENERAL …

An Industrial Tale

Have you been working in trades, construction, or general labour for an extended period of time and are still struggling to find a consistent, full time position? Have you ever considered the opportunities that arise with a temporary position? One of our previous Industrial Temp workers had not given it much thought, until his contract …

Five Tips to Effectively Protect Your Hands Against The Cold

Trades working outside all year long know from experience that their hands are more vulnerable to the cold and its resulting damages. As the skin of the hand is thin with a high concentration of blood vessels, they can get cold very easily, resulting in loss of their mobility, and even turning a simple injury …

Are You Looking For Work?

We are currently recruiting for experienced candidates (must be 18+):   Experienced Flaggers Certified Fall Arrest Certified Forklift Drivers Raymond Reach Order Pickers ProServe Certified Servers Snow Removal Warehousing Construction-General Labour   Diversified Staffing Services is a recruitment agency with positions that range from contract assignments to permanent positions. We offer competitive wages and weekly …

Proper Protective Clothing for Winter

Protect Yourself Against the Cold It is important to remember to take proper precautions at work to keep yourself warm and safe during the winter months. Proper protective clothing is the key to keeping yourself safe in the workplace if you are exposed to outdoor conditions. What are some additional prevention tips? To prevent excessive …

Be Safe on Ice!

Walking to and from parking requires special attention to lots or between buildings at work during winter to avoid slipping and falling. Slips and falls are some of the most frequent types of injuries – especially during the winter months. No matter how well the snow and ice is removed from parking lots or sidewalks, …

Eye Safety at Work

Eye injuries in the workplace are surprisingly common: every day, 700 Canadian workers sustain eye injuries on the job, often resulting in lost time and, in some cases, either temporary or permanent vision loss. This figure is sobering given that the majority of eye injuries are preventable. In this section you can learn about safety …

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