Electricity Safety

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It’s another Safety Monday for our staff here at BWS!  Mark started off our week with an educational discussion about safely working with electricity. A common phrase heard in reference to electrical safety goes something like this: “It’s not voltage that kills, it’s current!” While there is an element of truth…

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Staff Spotlight: Nathan Nicholson

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Our Staff Spotlight for the month of August is our extremely talented Lead Hand, Nathan Nicholson!  Nathan has worked at BWS for 18 years and counting.  He began his journey with the company as a Finish Off Technician when our facility was much smaller than it is today.  Currently, Nathan…

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Grinder Safety

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This week during Mark’s Safety Talk, the focus was placed on the proper use of grinders and their accessories.  Some of the information he provided to our team is as follows: Angle grinders are used frequently in our facility, and many people choose to use them in their homes as…

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Summer Shut Down BBQ 2018

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Last week, we had another successful summer shut down BBQ for our staff!  Each year we take vacation during the last week of July.  Our team works hard each and every day, so why not enjoy this beautiful New Brunswick weather? With many new projects under way, our staff have…

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Staff Spotlight: Gary Thomas

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With over 50 years under our belt, BWS Manufacturing Ltd. owes its success not only to the products we sell, but to the people who helped make them.  One constant figure in our company’s history is our Product Specialist, Gary Thomas.  Gary has worked at BWS for over 30 years…

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Equipment Safety and Inspections

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We hope everyone had a safe and happy Canada Day long weekend!  Mark started off the week with a great discussion on operator safety in regards to equipment inspections. As an operator, you must: Inspect equipment before operating the vehicle.  If equipment is used by more than one operator during a…

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Staff Spotlight: James Crawford

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Our June Staff Spotlight features James Crawford, BWS’s highly sought-after IT Assistant!  James has worked at BWS for over 7 years, adapting to the many changes the company has made during that time.  As a hobby, he enjoys working with computers and different types of technology which helps him thrive in…

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Choosing the Right Eye Protection

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Mark has discussed PPE and eye safety in the past, but today’s topic of discussion focused more on how to choose the proper eye gear for protection at work. There are 2.4 million eye injuries annually in North America. With the use of eye protection, at least 90% of them…

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Staff Spotlight: Scott Broad

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Our Staff Spotlight this month coincides with the release of our newest product, our first-ever Live Bottom belt trailer!  Our team has worked tirelessly to bring this aggregate trailer to life.  Therefore, it only seems fit to shed some light on one of the talented staff members who worked closely…

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Ladder safety at work

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We hope everyone had a safe and happy weekend!  This morning at our weekly Safety Meeting, Mark’s topic of discussion was ladder safety.  Whether you’re using a ladder at home or at your place of work, there are some important things to remember before climbing up. To help clarify the…

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