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Two Years Safe

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On Friday, January 27th, 2017 we recognized our previous achievement of two years safe, marked January 18th of this year with a steak dinner  and a commemorative gift for the staff. Late morning brought the BBQs around to the back door as Iris, Gary & Heather started cooking steaks.  In…

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BWS TURNS 50 IN 2017

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It seems hard to believe that BWS started in the manor that it did, in the small village of Centreville, NB and has grown exponentially over time. This was a single person operation in its inception, but no longer is that the truth.

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SERVICE AWARDS 2016

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On December 23rd, as usual, the BWS family gathers to have a Christmas dinner together before we head out to be with or families.  The meal was fantastic and plenty to go around. During this gathering, we also take the opportunity to present our employees with any service awards that…

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SKID STEER SAFETY

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This morning, fresh off of Thanksgiving dinner(s), our staff gathered to talk about skid steer safety in the factory.  Mark made everyone aware that you are never to operate a skid steer from outside the operator compartment.  Operators are always to seated when operating the controls.   Mark prepared a…

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STOP, DROP & ROLL

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This morning, Safety Mark addressed a very clear and present danger to many of our staff, the possibility that clothing may catch fire.  Given that our staff, in all sectors face these hazards daily that could present a threat, it only seemed natural to talk about it. At first, the…

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COMPRESSED AIR

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This may seem an unusual topic to tackle for safety, but it is a very real threat. It’s not Monday, but this morning, we pick up after the Labour Day holiday.  Mark explained the reason for today’s subject matter.  Compressed air can cause very serious heath hazards when allied directly…

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Clamp Safety

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In the day-to-day work of a welder, clamps are common place, essential tools and used constantly.  While Safety Mark is out on a course, Jeff stepped in to give the staff a Safety Talk today.  We thought it best to go over some safety tips surrounding clamps to avoid any…

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Welder’s Flash

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This week, Safety Mark took the staff aside to talk about a very present danger in our environment, welder’s flash.  Welder’s flash is caused but the UV radiation over a broad range of wavelengths given off by a walking arc.  He advised that certain types of UV radiation can produce…

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Summer BBQ

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If you walk onto the shop floor at BWS and there is nothing but silence, you best go out and see if the BBQ is on.  Today, that was the case.    Lance and Mark manned the grill while Candi and Amanda dished out salads in the cafeteria. We use…

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HEAT STRESS

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Since even Canada is heating up right now, Mark took the staff aside to talk about the dangers of working in the heat and how to avoid any health issues from it. Mark advised everyone of the following tips: Wear light, loose fitting clothing as they absorb less heat from…

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