Safety Articles

  • Welding his way to victory: How Rory Emms crushed Skills Manitoba with the 9100XXi by his side

    Welding his way to victory: How Rory Emms crushed Skills Manitoba with the 9100XXi by his side

    At 3M, it’s no secret that we appreciate the art of welding.

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  • How to protect yourself from heat stress

    How to protect yourself from heat stress

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  • When am I most at risk for heat stress?

    When am I most at risk for heat stress?

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  • What is heat stress and how can it affect me?

    What is heat stress and how can it affect me?

    Heat stress can affect anyone who becomes overheated and is especially a cause for concern for people who work in warm environments.

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  • How can I protect myself from fatigue?

    How can I protect myself from fatigue?

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  • Who is at risk for experiencing fatigue?

    Who is at risk for experiencing fatigue?

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  • How fatigue affects the human body

    How fatigue affects the human body

    Although it is hard to objectively measure and quantify the symptoms of fatigue in humans, research shows that fatigue can seriously impact worker safety and lead to increases in workplace accidents.

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  • How does fatigue impact safety?

    How does fatigue impact safety?

    Fatigue is the state of feeling tired. Fatigue can take many different forms, making you feel sleepy, weary or overtired.

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  • Why do disposable respirators have a defined shelf life?

    Why do disposable respirators have a defined shelf life?

    Disposable respirators, also known as filtering facepiece respirators, can help reduce exposures to potentially harmful substances, such as various particulate hazards.

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  • Understand Sound Level

    Understand Sound Level

    How are sound levels measured? Learn more about damage to hearing at different sound levels. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection.

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  • Have you heard? Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

    Have you heard? Sound solutions. Applied to hearing loss prevention.

    From half time to hammer time. From weekends downtown to working underground. From Friday night to the job site. Hearing loss can be caused by a one-time exposure to an intense impulse sound. Discover

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  • The inside story of hearing protection.

    The inside story of hearing protection.

    Discover how loud noises damage hair cells which leads to the loss of hearing. Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hearing protection

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  • Meet Bev Borst, Advanced Development Specialist for Hearing Protection

    Meet Bev Borst, Advanced Development Specialist for Hearing Protection

    Discover the major hearing protection concerns that Bev Borst has encountered upon her travels in Canada meeting with Health & Safety managers. Discover how 3M science helps you get smarter about hear

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  • Beyond responding to drug overdoses. Keeping you safe from Fentanyl.

    Beyond responding to drug overdoses. Keeping you safe from Fentanyl.

    With all the news and controversy surrounding Fentanyl, it’s easy to forget that it’s actually an opiate medication prescribed to alleviate severe pain. Download the whitepaper now.

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  • 3M™ PELTOR™ ProTac™ III Headset

    3M™ PELTOR™ ProTac™ III Headset

    Hearing protection and situational awareness Sudden loud or sharp noises are attenuated instantly to help protect workers hearing from potentially harmful noise levels. The ProTac™ III Headset...

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  • General respiratory protective equipment requirements in Alberta.

    General respiratory protective equipment requirements in Alberta.

    The following outlines some of the general requirements for respiratory protection in Alberta as detailed in the Alberta OHS Code. These requirements apply to all employers that fall under...

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  • Science of Safety

    Science of Safety

    Subscribe to our monthly newsletter – you’ll stay informed on the latest safety solutions and news that could affect you. Do you work in an industry that requires the use of personal protective...

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  • Sort. Select. Share. The 3M™ Safety App for iPhone®

    Sort. Select. Share. The 3M™ Safety App for iPhone®

    We know your iPhone® is an extension of yourself and that you’re rarely without it. This is why we wanted to make it easy for you to find, research and purchase personal protective equipment...

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  • Nominations now open for Canada’s Safest Employers Awards 2017

    Nominations now open for Canada’s Safest Employers Awards 2017

    Canada’s Safest Employers Awards recognizes employers across Canada for going above and beyond when it comes to occupational health and safety. 3M Canada is a proud sponsor of the Canada’s...

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  • Update: Training deadline extended to October 1, 2017 for Ontario employers with at-height workers

    Update: Training deadline extended to October 1, 2017 for Ontario employers with at-height workers

    Why the Fall Protection Group’s Certified Instructor Program is Ideal for Large Companies On April 1, 2015, the Ontario Ministry of Labour introduced a new regulation (O. Reg. 297/13) that...

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