Worker Health and Safety | Town Square

Experience science applied to life in 3M Canada’s Worker Health & Safety Town Square.

  • Can I have facial hair under my respirator?

    Can I have facial hair under my respirator?

    Any welders wondering if they can have facial hair under their respirator? The short answer is that it depends.

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  • Communicate clearly without risking your hearing.

    Communicate clearly without risking your hearing.

    Make and receive important calls without removing your hearing protection or leaving the noisy job site. Communicate with other crew members at the push of a button.

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  • How Kiewit’s safety culture is revolutionizing their job site

    How Kiewit’s safety culture is revolutionizing their job site

    When the safety of a worker comes first, it’s no surprise Kiewit is making a difference in helping bring workers home safely at the end of the day.

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  • How 3M™ Gas & Vapour Cartridges Work

    How 3M™ Gas & Vapour Cartridges Work

    Workers can reduce their exposure to many different organic vapours with 3M gas and vapour respirator cartridges.

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  • Simplify Safety with the 3M Safety App

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  • Understanding the way we see and what gets our attention

    Understanding the way we see and what gets our attention

    It’s important to know how to get noticed. Not all reflective material works the same. Choose 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material and be confident in your reflective trim’s performance.

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  • Features of 3M™ Filtering Facepiece Disposable Respirators

    Features of 3M™ Filtering Facepiece Disposable Respirators

    With Advanced Electrostatic Media, 3M™ Disposable Respirators allow you to breathe easier.

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  • Explore the science of safety today

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  • Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuffs are a common form of hearing protection for workers across all industries.

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  • Are you still in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s at-heights worker regulation?

    Are you still in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s at-heights worker regulation?

    If you completed your Working at Heights training in April 2015, it's time to get re-certified before your credentials expire in April 2018.

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  • Contact 3M Canada Technical Safety Support 1-800-267-4414

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  • The Science of Fit

    The Science of Fit

    When it comes to choosing the right safety glasses to help protect your workers’ eyesight, the most important thing to consider is the type of hazard they will be exposed to.

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  • How to put on a 3M respirator.

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  • How to conduct user seal checks on 3M™ Disposable and Reusable Respirators

    How to conduct user seal checks on 3M™ Disposable and Reusable Respirators

    Imagine what it would feel like to wear a baseball hat that is too big. You’d have a hard time keeping it in position and it would constantly fall down, obstructing your vision.

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  • Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable and this makes it extremely important for workers to choose the right type of hearing protection for their environment.

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  • Sound Solutions. We understand the needs of Canadian workers loud and clear.

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  • Fall clearance calculation chart

    Fall clearance calculation chart

    To determine the required Fall Clearance add the appropriate factors together, this will give you the safe Required Distance (RD) below the working surface

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  • Getting you into high‑quality gear for safety

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  • How Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating can improve worker health and safety

    How Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating can improve worker health and safety

    In Canada, 200 work-related eye injuries occur each day. These types of injuries can cause temporary or permanent vision loss and result in lost days at work.

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  • Harness your fit

    Harness your fit

    3M™ Fall Protection Harness Solutions come in all shapes and sizes. When you work at heights, you need a harness that gives you a full range of motion, with a fit that’s snug, but comfortable.

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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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  • Versatility without compromise. Snap into work mode

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  • Look for the CSA certification mark

    Look for the CSA certification mark

    Learn how changes to Standard Z94.3 can affect your welding and eyewear products.

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  • Applied to help workers see clearly, longer. 3M™ Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Technology.

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  • Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable.

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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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  • Beyond the cultivating and harvesting.

    Beyond the cultivating and harvesting.

    Keeping you safe during cannabis manufacturing, growing and processing operations.

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  • Updated contact information for the 3M™ Peltor™ Communications Repair Centre

    Updated contact information for the 3M™ Peltor™ Communications Repair Centre

    Effective immediately, the 3M™ Peltor™ Communications Repair Centre has a new email and phone number for all inquiries related to the repair of 3M Peltor Communication products.

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  • How to perform ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

    How to perform ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System

    Knowing how to properly conduct hearing protection fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System is the first step in ensuring workers are protected.

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  • Who should get hearing protection device fit tested and who conducts the testing?

    Who should get hearing protection device fit tested and who conducts the testing?

    Learn who should get fit tested for hearing protection and who should be responsible for conducting the test.

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