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  • The Importance of Confined Space Training When Working in the Oil Sands

    You know perfectly well that dangers exist on the job site in the oil sands but safety, not ignoring them, is the way to tackle them. Proper training and education is often required by your job and ensures that the dangers of your job don’t come home with you. Confined spaces in the oil sands present the greatest danger to the hard working men and women who keep the industry going. Confined Space ...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • What is High Angle Rescue Training?

    What is Fall Rescue and High Angle Rescue Training? Working in an elevated environment can be dangerous. Work sites that involve interaction with towers and other high structures need to take the safety precautions necessary to ensure their workers are prepared for the case of a fall. Fall rescue training, or high angle rescue training, refer to the same course for teaching how to rescue a co-wo...

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Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Fall Protection Training: Increasing Awareness to Promote Safety in the Oil and Gas Industry.

    A company’s greatest asset is their workers. As an employer, you want to do all you can to protect them. The best way to achieve this is to give employees the means to protect themselves. Working at heights can be dangerous, but most of these dangers can be mitigated or avoided altogether. MI Safety is there to help you make your employees safe. Why do you need Fall Protection training? Working...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Myths About First Aid Courses That You Need to Know

    As a business owner or safety manager in Edmonton you are likely bombarded with fliers and emails about first aid courses. Some may look like great deals when in fact, they are anything but. To help ensure you don't face penalties for non-qualified first aid or worse, suffer a fatality because of improper training, it is important to understand a few myths about first aid courses. Myth #1: The Ch...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 1 month ago

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  • Complementary Training: How Online & Hands-On Courses Promote Safety

    Exemplary safety training is the best way to reduce workplace incidents. This benefits the worker and employer by reducing the number of days lost in injury For maximum benefit, a comprehensive approach is recommended – combining the indispensable experience of a hands-on course with the accessible knowledge imparted through an online course. For a two-pronged approach to workplace safety train...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 2 months ago

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  • Four Deadly Accidents and How to Prevent Them

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the four leading causes of construction zone fatalities are falls, struck-by an object, caught-in/between an object, and electrocutions. In 2012, The Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada reported that 211 fatalities occurred in the construction industry with 69 in the mining/oil and gas industry. Thankfully, the AWCB...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • CPR Courses Benefit Your Employees and You Should Enroll Them Sooner Than Later

    First aid and CPR is required by law for a set number of employees according to the size and structure of your company in Edmonton. While this is a step in the right direction, having the minimum number of qualified personnel is not as beneficial as having all of your employees trained. The following are some benefits you may not have realized and they will help you make the right decision to enro...

  • Safety Equipment Rental & Sales in Alberta

    MI Safety has a number of safety equipment solutions for your permanent or temporary worksite. Safety equipment can be costly initially, which is why we developed our excellent rental program to help you with those temporary safety equipment needs. We're also an excellent resource to take care of your permanent safety equipment purchases. Horizontal Lifelines (HLL) Horizontal Lifelines allow yo...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • Safety - Is Your Company Doing it Right?

    Many companies are recognizing that safety is worth investing in. It is, of course, also required by law. That law can sometimes be difficult to interpret, particularly if your job scope falls into the something in between category. If you're part of a small company you likely wear many hats. If you're working in management you might be responsible for bidding on jobs, sourcing work materials, hi...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 3 months ago

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  • Why Standard First Aid Training Shouldn’t Be Optional

    If you listen to people when they talk about having to take first aid training, you might hear them gripe about being "forced" into it because it's mandatory for their job. Standard first aid is actually an extremely valuable course and does a lot more than make your resume look good. In fact, standard first aid in Edmonton shouldn't be optional; it should be a mandatory requirement for any employ...

  • Is Online Sufficient or Do I Need Classroom Training?

    More and more of our lives are able to be taken care of online. You can now find numerous places that are offering safety training courses online. The question is, are they worth it? Are they actually recognized? Will they actually increase your employability? The following is a comparison of the courses that MI Safety has available online vs. those that require a classroom setting, along with th...

  • Specializing in Fall Protection for Rig Work and Fall Rescue for Rig Work

    It has been three years since my accident; a lot of things are different now. I've had to make many adjustments in my life to be able to cope with the permanent physical impairments. I was thirty at the time of the accident, making me thirty-three now; but feeling like I'm going on fifty-five. My injuries, a result of falling forty feet, have left me with a two foot scar around my torso, fracture...

  • What Everyone Needs to Know About First Aid

    Have you ever stopped to think about what could happen if someone you cared about had an accident or health-related incident and you weren't able to help them? Unfortunately, it happens all too often. To be prepared for unexpected events like that, you just need to commit to a two-day standard first aid and CPR course with us at MI Safety. Until then, here's what everyone in Edmonton needs to kno...

  • The 4 Reasons Why You Should Take CPR Training

    Despite Good Samaritan laws and a moral obligation to help someone who's in distress, CPR is performed in less than half of situations that occur outside of a hospital. In most of those cases, people's lives could have been saved if CPR was applied. Let's talk about four reasons why you should have CPR training in Edmonton. CPR Training Let's You Act Fast The unfortunate truth is that cardiac arr...

  • The Most Unexpected Scenarios Where First Aid Can Save a Life

    A surprising number of people often groan about taking a first aid course in Edmonton because it's a job requirement and they feel it's something they have to sit through if they want to be hired or keep their job. The fact is, first aid and CPR are life-saving tools you carry with you everywhere you go and could save the life of someone you care about. Check out some of these most unexpected sce...

  • Keep Christmas Bright

    The Christmas season can be such a beautiful time of giving, family and kindness. Unfortunately, it can also be a time for accidents, injuries and even deaths. Let's all take some time to focus on safety to get us through the holidays. As we move through December our work schedules and personal lives can get so busy. We're trying to wrap up year end work, attend all the social functions and orga...

  • Confined Space Hazard Levels

    Various jurisdictions and groups have created ranking systems to classify the level of hazard in a confined space. Though various systems exist, they all have similarities. All Confined Space entries on the OSSA Members worksites must comply with the OSSA Regional Code of Practice.  OSSA has classified Confined Spaces into three categories: Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Confined Space Level ...

  • Simple Things Employers Can Do to Keep Their Employees Safety Training in Mind

    The responsibilities that employers have when it comes to the safety of their employees in the various dangerous working conditions in Edmonton are huge. Despite the safety training that is mandatory and other courses the employer may have provided, fostering a culture of safety in the workplace is important to keep safety training on the mind of all Edmonton employees. Reinforce Safety Training A...

  • Common Critical Errors

       Well, it's been 2 1/2 years since you took Fall Protection training. All those instructor lessons are starting to get foggy...and you might have checked the back of your eyelids once or twice that day 2 1/2 years ago. After all, you didn't take your training at MI Safety and your instructor was booooor-riiiiing, you'd just finished a night shift and besides, you've taken the class umpteen mil...

  • Play Safe with Telehandlers and Forkllifts

    Specific requirements for using Forklifts and Telehandlers can be found under Part 19 - Powered Mobile Equipment in the OH&S Code. However, there is other legislation that also applies to use of this equipment.  Training and Competence: Workers must not operate powered lift trucks unless they are trained and have demonstrated competence to their employer to safely operate the lift or are unde...

  • What Do You Really Know About CPR?

    You have probably watched shows on TV and have seen doctors or nurses furiously pumping someone's chest and forcing life-saving breaths into them. In the shows, you can feel the sense of urgency the people are going through as they try to save a life. While that is television's version of CPR, the urgency off the screen is even more critical. If you were to face an emergency in Edmonton, instead o...

  • Why MI Safety is the Right Choice

    The safety industry in Alberta boomed right along with the oilfield industry. You can find a safety training company in almost any town located close to industry hot spots. As long as your company will accept the training certificate, it doesn't really matter where you go, does it? At MI Safety, we think it does. MI Safety was founded in 2003 by Robin Postnikoff. After many years in the Oil a...

  • The Big Reasons Why Workers in Oil and Gas Need H2S Alive

    Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) exposure is a very real threat for workers in the oil and gas industry. Since it is a naturally occurring gas in the earth found in natural gas deposits, crude petroleum and the like, it is released when drilling and producing any substances using these resources. H2S Alive safety training is required for most oil and gas workers for a few big reasons. The Big Reasons H2S A...

  • Ensure Your Farm is Ready for 2017

    Starting in 2017 the grace period will be up for farms to have their safety programs in place. If you've lived on a farm your entire life this can seem very overwhelming and you may not even be sure where to start.  May I suggest that you first turn off any preconceived notions? Consider the following: Safety requirements have been designed to prevent injuries and save lives. I don’t think anyon...

MI Safety Inc

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Generated 7 months ago

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  • The 3 Big Benefits of First Aid Courses

    Have you considered the benefits of requiring first aid training in your workplace? There are many safety courses that are required by the government, including a designated number of employees qualified in first aid and CPR but there is a strong case for making sure all employees become fully trained. We're going to let you in on the 3 big benefits of first aid courses for Edmonton workers. The R...

MI Safety Inc

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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  • Why Safety Courses Aren't Just Important But Necessary

    Many people feel safety courses are a waste of time and money, but they couldn't be more wrong. There are some courses you can't skip since they are mandated by provincial or federal laws, but there are more important reasons that benefit both businesses and their employees. We are going to explain why safety courses in Edmonton aren't just important, but necessary. Foster a Culture of Safety When...

MI Safety Inc

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Type: Blog Article

Generated 8 months ago

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  • Rig Work Fall Protection Isn't Just for Rig Workers

    The Enform Rig Work Fall Protection course was created in collaboration by the members of the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors. It was designed for drilling and service workers but many service companies such as Loggers, Cementers, Frac Workers, Top Drive Mechanics and Electricians take the course as well. Why? Because it’s an in-depth, 2 Day Course with a strong practical comp...

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