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May 27, 2019

Five tips to building your manufacturing safety strategy

According to the Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada, manufacturing is statistically one of the highest risk industrial sectors to work in.

JHSCs: an untapped mental health resource

Joint health and safety committees can help the employer reduce stigma and pinpoint psychological hazards in the workplace.

Six easy ways to ensure conveyor safety

Emergency stop buttons and pull cords are the conveyor equivalent of the engine oil light on your car’s dashboard: if the light goes on — or you’re reaching for the emergency stop button — it may be too late.

How supervisors can make a difference to your safety bottom line

Prosecution of supervisors has risen in recent years, and it is prudent for employers to ensure their supervisors are carrying out their duties appropriately.
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13 machine safety myths, debunked

Misunderstandings about machine safeguarding requirements place many facilities at risk for noncompliance and serious accidents. » Read full article

Are you putting your safety data to work?

Manufacturers can gain access to real-time insights, digitizing manual processes, improving collaboration through technology, and much more. » Read full article

Implementing device-level safety communications

The way humans and machines safely work together is enabled by updated standards and new technologies including safety communications. » Read full article

How to safeguard press brakes to prevent operator injuries

Press brakes are especially dangerous pieces of machinery that require operator caution, regular maintenance and protective safeguards. » Read full article

Four steps for reducing workplace noise

Noise affects virtually every workplace, no matter the size or sector. And without proper controls exposure to noise can lead to many issues. » Read full article

Advanced Design & Manufacturing Canada

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 4-6, 2019
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Western Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Edmonton, Alta.
Date: June 4-6, 2019
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PDTA Canadian Conference

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: June 5-7, 2019
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APMA Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019

Location: Windsor, Ont.
Date: June 12, 2019
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Digital Industry USA

Location: Louisville, Ken.
Date: September 10-12, 2019
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EMO Hannover 2019

Location: Hannover, Ger.
Date: September 16-21, 2019
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CMTS: Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show

Location: Mississauga, Ont.
Date: September 30-October 3, 2019
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