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Infrared Scanning Means Cost Savings For Your Business
November 19, 2013

Equipment damage or malfunction can cost your business thousands of dollars due to production downtime or lost time incidents. Preventative measures, such as Infrared Scanning (Infrared Thermography) should be in place in order to: improve plant safety prevent costly downtime reduce operating costs and increase equipment reliability (Right: Infrared image indicating the hot spot locations ...Read More

4 Simple Steps to Protect Your Rubber Gloves So They Can Protect You
November 12, 2013

We’ve all heard horror stories about workers suffering from electrical injuries while on the job. Oftentimes these injuries could have been avoided, or the severity minimized, with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). One of the most important articles of protection in your PPE kit are insulating rubber gloves. As Canada’s largest stocking supplier of insulating rubber gloves and PPE, one question we are frequent ...Read More

Comply with CSA Z462: 5 Safety Tips to Reduce the Risk of Arc Flash Hazards
November 05, 2013

An arc flash can cause damage to equipment and result in job downtime, but more importantly it can cause burns, blindness, nerve damage and even death. The majority of hospital admissions following electrical accidents are due to arc flash burns (per NFPA 70E-2004). That’s why at Lineman’s Testing Laboratories (LTL), we stress the importance of regular equipment maintenance, training and the use of proper PPE for anyone who wo ...Read More

Getting started the Lineman Starter Kit and Checklist
October 29, 2013

Did you know that every year, hundreds of new grads enter the electrical workforce in Canada? For young workers and those new to the industry, understanding the importance of using proper personal protective equipment and safety in the field is very important. And we’re here to help you do your job safely! Our Utility Supply store stocks a large inventory of rubber goods, insulating equipment and utility tools, carrying only q ...Read More

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