Sometimes it takes a tough lesson to create change, and that’s just what Trevor Soppracolle discovered in 2002.
Trevor was working on a snubbing rig near Rocky Mountain House, Alberta, when he became the catalyst for a serious overhaul in oil and gas safety. Continue reading
We’re all striving for zero incidents, and we believe that no employee should ever be exposed to danger during their workday Continue reading
Getting a blow to the head is a pain at the best of times. The end result could be anything from a bruise or headache to a concussion or much worse. Sometimes, it’s hard to tell when a head injury warrants a trip to the hospital. Continue reading
Last week on this blog, we heard from Shirley Hickman, who shared the story of her son, Tim, who died in a workplace explosion.
Shirley also talked about the National Day of Mourning – a day dedicated to those whose lives have been lost or changed forever by workplace injury. We promised, in that post, that we would come back to the Day of Mourning to explain more.
Nobody likes to think they’re a statistic, but in 1996, that’s what Shirley Hickman and her family became. An explosion at the City of London arena where her son Tim had a part-time job left their lives changed forever.
Wearing the correct personal protective equipment for the job is important at all times. But when you’re working at heights, it’s a matter of life and death. Continue reading
When a crisis hits, people are relying on you to keep your head – and knowing who to call could mean the difference between life and death.
If only it were as simple as remembering those three magic numbers: 9-1-1! Continue reading
On most worksites in our industry, huge trucks and heavy equipment are a constant presence. We rely on the drivers to use their driving skill and good judgement to keep everyone safe – but what about when the drivers are relying on others for guidance? Continue reading
We’re pretty excited that the PSC has reached its 65th year, so this week we thought we’d revisit the early days. Here’s a quick look back: