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Factory Acceptance Test

Factory Acceptance Test

The Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) is a validation step to ensure that a machine meets the requirements before it is delivered to its buyer. In terms of occupational health and safety, this type of test presents a great opportunity to identify health and safety related deficiencies and non-conformities, and therefore, reduce the risk of accidents once in pre-production or production. It helps reduce additional expenses that might be incurred to secure a machine that is not completely safe. Knowing that intrinsic safety is much more effective and less costly than any other measure added after installation, it is obvious that FATs represent many advantages for a machine buyer.

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Advantages of an OHS Consulting Firm

Advantages of an OHS Consulting Firm

In Quebec, any hazardous product handled, used or stored in the workplace is subject to regulations, including the sections of the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (ROHS) in section X – Storage and handling of hazardous materials with the various security measures in addition to the pan-Canadian WHMIS 2015 system.

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Exposure to infectious and crystalline respirable agents : Take measures or following-up option?

Exposure to infectious and crystalline respirable agents : Take measures or following-up option?

No Workplace is immune from biological hazards. Employees in different types of work may be intentionally or accidentally exposed to biological agents (Haagsma et al. 2012). These include parasites, viruses, bacteria, fungi and protein. They can appear and disappear due to a variety of factors (J. F. Shroder and Ramesh Sivanpillai, 2015), so it is important for workers to be prepared for.

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The integration of OHS management into the general management systems of businesses

The integration of OHS management into the general management systems of businesses

In theory, any organization can be classified into one of the two following categories:
1- Businesses that choose to handle OHS questions on a case-by-case or day-to-day basis.
2- Businesses that prefer to handle the health and safety of their human capital in a more proactive manner.

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Intervention Prévention Inc.

Intervention Prévention concentrates its operations in the field of work safety, offering specialized services following Standards CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety, CSA Z460 – Control of Hazardous Energy: Lock-out and Other Methods, and CSA Z432 – Safeguarding of Machinery.

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