Alberta Lift News

Jul
18
2017

How to Avoid the Dangers of Working in Hot Conditions

As we get into the summer months and the mercury begins to creep higher and higher, it’s important to remember that working in hot conditions poses its own unique safety threats. Knowing...

Jul
1
2017

7 Reasons It's Essential to Invest in Health and Safety Training

Unfortunately too many companies still view health and safety training as an optional extra that they can pick and choose when to carry out and implement. In reality, having an effective health...

Jun
15
2017

9 Common Uses for Aerial Lift Equipment

Scaffolding and ladders certainly have their place when it comes to working at height, but they also have plenty of limitations. Many jobs that would traditionally have been done using them are...

May
31
2017

5 Tips on How to Safely Operate a Scissor Lift

A scissor lift is an incredibly versatile piece of machinery which can be used for numerous jobs in both a professional and home setting. They’re often described as being like maneuverable...

May
15
2017

5 Tips for Operating a Forklift Safely in the Rain

Operating a forklift in perfect weather can be difficult enough at times, and unfortunately many accidents still occur regardless of the conditions. So when you add in an extra factor of bad...

Apr
28
2017

National Day of Mourning 2017

Today marks the National Day of Mourning , a time when we commemorate and recognize the lives of those people who have been killed or suffered injury or illness through workplace incidents....

Apr
21
2017

5 Ways to Create a Safety Conscious Work Environment

It takes a lot more than having great training and great processes and procedures in place to build a safe workplace. Unless you create a safety conscious environment where the workforce feels...

Mar
31
2017

Power Options for Lifts

While in the past, aerial lifts were almost exclusively powered by diesel or gasoline motors on the base of the machine, now a few more options have emerged. Booms these days come with multiple...

Mar
16
2017

Considerations for Working at Height

Often when considering lift equipment, this implies a job that will need to be done at height , which means you will need to evaluate risks and take the appropriate steps to ensure that you and...

Feb
28
2017

Safety Courses: Online Trainings Versus the Real Classroom

By now, we all know how important it is to keep your safety skills up to date, and attending trainings that are professionally relevant is certainly an essential part of this process. There are...

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