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Introducing New ESTS 2024 Training for Electrical Workers in Canada

Danatec is thrilled to unveil the newly rebuilt Electrical Safety Training System (ESTS) Electrical Worker 2024 - Canada, Arc Flash, & Shock online training program! Developed in collaboration with the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA), the Christian Labour Association of Canada (CLAC), and the Electrical Industry Education Trust Fund of Alberta (EITCA), this program is…

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Regulatory update: Alberta’s new roadside worker safety rules take effect Sept. 1

New road safety rules are coming into force to protect roadside workers Alberta this week. With the new regulations coming into effect on September 1st, there will be a heightened…
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Key Facts Every Canadian Should Know About Tick Safety and Lyme Disease

With the rising rates of tick infection and Lyme disease in Canada, people are becoming more aware of the risk the outdoor activities and the necessary precautions — right? One…
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Safety in the Wilderness is for Everyone

Written by Lindsay Cheyne   I’ve lived in Alberta my whole life and did a lot of camping with my family and friends as a kid. When it came time…
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Is Your Company Compliant in Shipping Lithium Batteries?

Written by Tracey Thibeau, CSS, Senior Safety Consultant Lithium ion batteries power our lives. With rising demand for cell phones, digital cameras, laptops, vehicles and e-cigarettes, these batteries are being…
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CSA Z462 and Risk Assessment

Written by Terry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member CSA Z462 and Risk Assessment Introduction to Risk Assessment in CSA Z462 The CSA Z462 Workplace electrical safety Standard, both the…
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The WHMIS You Knew, The WHMIS You Want To Know

WHMIS has been with us since its introduction in 1988 and since then has gone through two revisions. The latest being the update that brings WHMIS into the 21st century. WHMIS…
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Wood Tick Safety Tips

Wood ticks have become, in recent years, a particularly bad problem facing Alberta hikers, campers and backcountry sports enthusiasts. Tick bites leave nasty itchy welts and are also carriers of…
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Danatec Honoured With Four Awards From Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AUGUST 17, 2018 Aaron Wilson Danatec Educational Services Ltd. 1-800-465-3366 awilson@danatec.com DANATEC HONOURED WITH FOUR AWARDS FROM CANADIAN OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY MAGAZINE 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards puts Danatec…
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Arc flash should not be your priority!!

Written by Terry Becker, P.Eng., CESCP, IEEE Senior Member Arc flash should not be your priority!! What I see happening in the industry across Canada and the USA in the…
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