Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases Working Alone Awareness Course

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder December 12, 2017 – Calgary, AB – SafetyVantage Inc. Lone workers can be receptionists working in isolated lobbies, home-care nurses conducting patient visits, long haul drivers transporting goods, and custodians cleaning offices late at night. There’s an inherent danger to solitary jobs. If something happens, will other people know about [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:27-06:00December 11th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases Lockout-Tagout and Hazardous Energy Control

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder December 05, 2017 – Calgary, AB – SafetyVantage Inc. According to OSHA statistics, lockout-tagout compliance prevents an estimated 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries each year. When workers are injured from lockout-tagout non-compliance, they averaged 24 days of lost work time to recuperate. Implementing an effective lockout-tagout program can save your [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:27-06:00December 5th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases Workplace Violence Awareness

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder October 31, 2017 – Calgary, AB – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage is pleased to announce the release of their Workplace Violence and Harassment Awareness online training course. According to Statistics Canada, there are approximately 350,000 cases of workplace violence every year. You may think that you are excluded from that statistic, [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:27-06:00October 31st, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases TDG

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder October 3, 2017 – Calgary, AB – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage is pleased to announce the release of their Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) online training course. TDG training is required by law for anyone that handles or transports dangerous goods, including explosives, gases, and corrosives. The TDG course is aligned [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00October 3rd, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases “Marijuana in the Workplace” Awareness

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder September 26, 2017 – Calgary, AB – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage is pleased to announce the release of their Marijuana in the Workplace awareness online training course. This course was developed to help organizations prepare for the legalization of marijuana in July 2018 by informing employers and employees of worker rights, [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00September 26th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Every Ground Disturbance Strike costs $100,000

How much does it cost when a buried cable or pipeline is struck during a ground disturbance activity? On average, the societal cost is $100,000 per event. According to the 2015 DIRT (Damage Information Reporting Tool) report, this average is based on over 4,500 damage events reported across the three western provinces (Saskatchewan, Alberta, and [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00July 25th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases Confined Space Awareness Online Course

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder July 20, 2017 – Calgary, Ab – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage is pleased to announce the release of their Confined Space Awareness online training course. The course covers relevant provincial and federal legislation and is designed to engage learners throughout the course.  The course focuses on confined space identification, hazard assessment and control, [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00July 20th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Ground Disturbance now ABCGA Endorsed

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder June 22, 2017 – Calgary, Ab – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage is pleased to announce that the SafetyVantage Ground Disturbance for Supervisors 201  online training course is now ABCGA endorsed. The online program has been assessed by the Alberta Common Ground Alliance (ABCGA) against ABCGA Ground Disturbance 201 Standard (previously known a ADPC [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00June 22nd, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Press Release: SafetyVantage Releases Fall Protection Course for Working at Heights

Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder May 31, 2017 – Calgary, Ab – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage Inc. announces the launch of its industry leading Fall Protection online course! Working at heights is still one on the most dangerous hazards  that Canadian workers face on a daily basis. Over 42,000 workers are injured annually due to workplace fall incidents, [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00June 1st, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

The Top 5 Ground Disturbance Hazards

No two ground disturbances are alike, but whether you’re quarrying, ditching, or excavating, there are five hazards common to ground disturbance. By learning what they are and how to manage them, you can prevent the risk of an incident. 1. Hazard: Contacting buried facilities The infrastructure under our feet is vast and safely buried from [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00April 5th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

Planning an Alberta COR maintenance audit? There’s a better, cheaper option

The Safety Awareness Survey Scorecard (SASS) is one of the best kept secrets in the Partnerships in Injury Reduction (PIR) program! If you qualify, you’ll spend 50% less time and money than you would on Certificate of Recognition (COR) maintenance audits. The SASS doesn’t rely on time-consuming formalized maintenance audit processes, associated documentation reviews, interviews, [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00March 7th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

Press Release: New Ground Disturbance Level 2 for Supervisors Course

Designed for effective implementation of an organization’s damage prevention program this Ground Disturbance course covers all relevant regulatory requirements, industry best practices, and other damage prevention techniques. Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder February 16, 2017 – Calgary, Ab – SafetyVantage Inc. Every year, thousands of buried facilities are accidentally damaged across Canada. It’s not a [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00February 16th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

The Importance of Ground Disturbance

Every year, thousands of buried facilities are accidentally damaged across Canada. It’s not a new phenomenon – a watermain break, an electrical outage in one neighborhood or another. You might even see it on the news; a pipeline leaks and affects the radius of farmland, the local wildlife, and the neighboring town. It happens, and [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00February 8th, 2017|Article|0 Comments

Press Release: New online ‘gamified’ WHMIS 2015 course

Developed to assist with workplace compliance and to help participants understand their roles and responsibilities under the WHMIS 2015 legislation. Ben Snyman, CEO & Founder January 27, 2017 – Calgary, Ab – SafetyVantage Inc. SafetyVantage has released an innovative online WHMIS 2015 course, assisting Canadian employers and workplaces to meet their newly legislated compliance [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:28-06:00January 27th, 2017|Press Release|0 Comments

Who should take WHMIS 2015 and WHY?

We are frequently asked: “Who should take WHMIS 2015 training?” The short answer is: everyone. The longer answer is: If you or your employees received WHMIS training previously, you were most likely trained on the soon to be replaced WHMIS 1988 standard. In 2015, Canada aligned their Workplace Hazardous Material Information Management System (WHMIS) standard [...]

By |2019-04-25T02:26:29-06:00January 20th, 2017|Article|0 Comments