RELAY FOR LIFE

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This year marked the third that BWS Manufacturing rallied to support the local  Relay for Life event in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.  The team assembled trying to think of new ways to raise money early in the spring.  We were able to bring out some new options and…

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TAKE ANOTHER LOOK

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As we do ever Monday, Safety Mark gathered the crew for a highlight on safety to start the day. This time, his talk was entitled, Take Another Look.  He started by explaining that he knew everybody says, “Why and I doing this check on my forklift?” “Why do I need…

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RELAX AND DESTRESS

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This morning, knowing our ladies and gentlemen have been working hard and putting in a lot of hours, Safety Mark took them aside for a few minutes to talk about stress.  This was not positioned simply as a work issue, but as an overall topic. Stress can cause anything from…

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THINK SAFE, WORK SAFE

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This week, Safety Mark spoke to the staff in response to a fatal incident across the province.    A man working at the Caraquet, NB wharf was killed and three others injured when unloading ice into a fishing boat on May 7th, 2016.  Fishermen describe that he was hit by ice and…

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SAFETY SYMBOLS

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This week, I met with the staff to talk about the changes that will start to be seen on packaging and hazardous materials that are being implemented by WHMIS.  New and simplified symbols have been introduced to replace the ones previously used.  These are not all-together different in nature but…

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SLING INSPECTION

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This week Safety Mark focused on the inspection of slings for lifting heavy objects.  There are two reason for this: Making sure the equipment is safe to use. Ensuring the staff are not lifting objects that should use a crane. Each station is equipped with a crane for any heavy…

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Safety Pizza

IN Our People

Our employees have reached something amazing, 465 days without a lost-time accident. We are proud of our staff for keeping themselves and one another safe.

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FORKLIFTS ARE HEAVY EQUIPMENT

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Though forklifts are a part of out everyday life, hear at BWS, I felt in necessary to make sure the staff were aware of just how much power is in one. BWS has several forklifts running throughout the factory at any given time in the day with many different drivers….

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SAFETY GLASSES

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TOP 5 REASONS WE WEAR OUR SAFETY GLASSES 5. Dust and fume are present in the factory. 4. In our environment, metal is being worked, ground and welded. This can cause shards to stray from the work station. 3. Our safety glasses have a degree of UV coating to help…

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