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Tips for safety when working outdoors
April 20, 2018

It’s been a long winter and, as Canadians, we look forward to longer days of sunshine and warmer weather; this is especially true if you work outdoors. While being in the sun is beneficial for the body, too much exposure can lead to sunburns, skin cancer and possible permanent vision problems. So, protect yourself when working outdoors by using the following sun avoidance and protective methods: Sunscreen Croc Bloc’s Sun ...Read More

7 Benefits to Using Ground Protection Mats this Spring
March 23, 2018

Spring has arrived, and with it comes soft ground and wet working conditions. This makes it difficult for trucks to move around without affecting the surrounding ground and work area. The use of ground protection or temporary access mats are an effective method for minimizing damage to the environment, while protecting your equipment. The right ground protection mat can perform various important tasks including creating temporary w ...Read More

Winter Essentials 2018
February 05, 2018

Let LTL help you conquer the remaining months of our severe Canadian winter with these personal protective essentials As Canadians, we know that wearing the right personal protective equipment during the winter months can make all the difference when working in the field. Staying warm and dry will protect you against the harsh elements so that you can focus on getting the task completed safely and efficiently. Arctic Coat/FR Parka ...Read More

Personal Safety & Compliance: Sign-up for LTL's Online Electrical Safety Training Program
January 19, 2018

As an advocate for safety awareness in the workplace, LTL offers specialized online and in-class training aimed at providing electrical hazard specific training to ensure worker personal safety when exposed to energized electrical equipment. ONLINE TRAINING Designed specifically to suit the needs of the electrical worker, LTL’s Electrical Worker (EW) qualification level course covers CSA Z462 based standards in a highly ...Read More

Follow These Easy Steps to Ensure the Integrity of Your Live Line Tools
October 02, 2017

Inspect your tools daily Before and after use each day, make sure to inspect the surface of the tool for: Contaminants such as dirt, creosote, grease, oil, gas/fuel, moisture, or any other foreign material. If contaminated, a quick rag wipe may be required to improve the integrity of the fiberglass Deep cuts, scratches, nicks, gouges or signs of bruising or crushing. Pay special attention to the tip or working section of t ...Read More

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