August 2018 Newsletter

Management of Change – Large Pipeline Company Case Study

The company for our pipe line management of change (MOC) case study has over 2,000 employees, multiple business units, areas, and facilities crossing several provincial and local jurisdictions. They do have an existing MOC process, which was good on paper, but not in practice. During an external regulatory audit numerous…

How to carry out fire extinguisher inspection

Fire Extinguisher Inspection is important to ensure that the extinguishers are active and ready for operation. Fire Extinguisher Inspection – Legal Obligation Federal OSHA standard 1910.157(e)(2), requires a visual inspection of all portable extinguishers be performed at least monthly. It also stipulates that mandatory annual inspections and periodic maintenance inspections be…

Safety Around Power Lines:

Working around energized equipment can be very hazardous, it is good to know these helpful tips to prevent yourself from becoming the path to ground electricity is always searching for. Overhead lines: One thing to pay attention to when you are at your job site is your location and proximity…