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All You Need to Know About Fire-Resistant PPE

Safety is of the utmost importance at the workplace. More so, when it is in a hazardous sector such as construction, oil and gas industry, electricity, and utilities. Organizations in these industries are expected to provide their employees with fire-resistant personal protective equipment and other safety gear. Also known as flame-resistant (FR) personal protective equipment [...]

Vital Considerations When Caring for FR Garments

Canadian gas producers are voicing a cautiously positive outlook for the days to come. Strengthening prices, increased pipeline shipping capacity, and a reduction in US production are seen as fueling the Canadian oil and gas sector. “It’s not setting up for an environment where we think there’ll be a massive rally in pricing, but we [...]

The Difference Between Inherent and Treated Fabrics and What it Means for Your Safety Program

One crucial responsibility of an employer is to ensure the safety of their employees at the workplace. This is especially significant in industries where high risk hazards such as arc flash and fires are a possibility. The oil, petroleum, natural gas, coal, and minerals industry, utilities, and food processing plants top the list of such […]

How the Oil/Gas Market Has Been Affected by the COVID Pandemic and What’s Next

The Covid-19 pandemic has had widespread economic impact across the world. The oil and gas industry in Canada has been one of the worst hit and the crash of crude oil prices is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. A large number of companies in the sector have been compelled to curtail operations or [...]

From Coveralls To Cloth Masks – Innovation In Times of Adversity

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt a blow to the global economy and the health of many of its members. New rules, regulations and practices to help keep people safe have arisen in almost every facet of our everyday lives. Running a local business is not an easy task, especially during a global [...]

A Guide to PPE in the Summer – How To Keep Your Team Cool & Protected

After a bleak Albertan winter, everyone looks forward to soaking up the sun in summer!  However, working outdoors during the summer months in PPE (personal protective equipment), the heat can offer a few  challenges. With summer being the peak season for industries such as construction, oil & gas and energy, workers in these sectors can [...]

10 Steps to Investigating and Reporting a Workplace Accident

Data from OHS shows that in Canada in 2018, there were 264,438 workplace injuries with a total of 1,027 fatalities. Workplace accidents are inevitable, irrespective of the industry or the job. What matters is the preemptive measures taken to prevent avoidable mistakes, and procedures put in place to deal with accidents when they inevitably occur. [...]

Supporting Small Business to Stimulate the Albertan Economy

The COVID 19 pandemic has impacted the entire world in an unprecedented manner. It has had a crippling effect on the global economy, and the worst affected are a large number of small businesses. Establishments such as restaurants, cafes, grocery stores, salons, and entertainment centers have all been affected. While some are faced with the [...]

5 Ways to Extend The Life Expectancy of Your Protective Workwear

If your business involves employees working in hazardous conditions, it becomes your responsibility to ensure their safety. PPE legislation such as Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) defines the legal obligations of employers towards employee safety.  However, your responsibility does not end just by supplying the right type of protective workwear. It is also up [...]

The Dangers of Working in Winter and How to Protect Yourself

Winter conditions bring along numerous challenges for individuals who have to work outdoors. Factors such as air temperature, wind speed, physical activity, and humidity determine the extent of cold temperatures, and the risk they pose. While there are no specific parameters related to exposure limits with relation to cold working conditions, work-safety agencies have recommended [...]

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Goodfish Lake Industrial Dry Cleaning & Garment Manufacturing
Box 273
Goodfish Lake, AB T0A 1R0
Phone: (780) 636.2863
Fax: (780) 636.2299

Goodfish Lake Industrial Laundry
16 Nipewon Rd
Lac La Biche, T0A 2C0
Phone: (780) 701.9454 ext. 101 or 107
Fax: (780) 490.1889

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