1887- Construction started on the Eiffel Tower
1880- The patent for the electric incandescent lamp is granted to Thomas Edison.
The Canadian Red Cross recommends that the following should be included in a first aid kit: Emergency telephone numbers for EMS/9-1-1, your local poison control centre, and your personal doctors Home and office phone numbers for family members, friends, or neighbours who can help Sterile gauze pads (dressings) in small... read more →
Prepping for the Solo Project After how much I enjoyed my first carpentry class at Canadore College, I was excited to choose what to construct for my first solo project. . After scouring Pinterest for ideas, I finally decided that I would create a baby gate. My current gate is... read more →
Always wear slip-resistant footwear Ensure ladder is in good working condition prior to use No loose or missing parts No physical damage Never place a ladder in front of a door unless that door is blocked/guarded Maintain three-point-contact when using a ladder Follow ladder manufacturer's directives. Do not exceed maximum... read more →
1905- the Cullinan, a 3,106-carat diamond, is found in South Africa.
Personal Protective Equipment When working as subcontractor, it’s important to ensure that all your workers are provided with the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required to safely complete their job. Use daily safety talks to discuss the purpose of the PPE being used to educate workers on the importance of... read more →
What is a First Aid Checklist? A First Aid Checklist is a document that helps your workplace stay safe and prepared by helping keeping track of what materials are available in the event that they’re needed. It is a simple list that shows the items needed to stay WSIB compliant... read more →
1825- Rensselaer Polytechnic, the U.S.’s first engineering college, opens in New York.
Formaldehyde can be found in: Adhesives Building materials Insulation Pesticides Resins used in the manufacturing of composite wood products