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CNESST Zero Tolerance

CNESST Zero Tolerance

In Quebec, the health and safety of workers is a priority framed in section 2 of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (LSST), which defines its purpose by eliminating at the source of the hazards to health, safety and health and physical integrity of workers. In...
Machine safety – What is Industry 4.0?

Machine safety – What is Industry 4.0?

Also called industry of the future, or 4th industrial revolution, industry 4.0 represents a new organization of industries based on new technologies relying on interconnectivity between human beings, machines and resources. It’s a single connection between a virtual...
Hazardous area classification

Hazardous area classification

When electrical equipment is used in an area characterized by a presence of flammable gases, liquids, fibers or dust, the risk of fire or explosion becomes more significant. The places where this risk is to be taken into account are called hazardous or classified...
The use of the Safe Distance Scale Stick

The use of the Safe Distance Scale Stick

Firstly, access to any danger zone of a machine must be eliminated or restricted. The choice of restriction level and the means established to prevent access will depend on the nature of the danger zone and the need to access it. It can also depend on the proximity to...