Safety

A safe working environment is key to running a successful business, not only does it minimize costs and down time IT’S THE LAW!!

Did You Know?

It is mandatory for all forklift trucks forks and body to be inspected annually as per Ontario government regulations

Below is an excerpt from the occupational Health and Safety Act for Industrial Establishments.

 

R-31 Section 51 (1) (a)

A lifting device shall,

(a.) Be constructed of such strength to be equipped with suitable ropes, chains, slings  and other fittings so as to adequately ensure the safety of all workers

(b.) Be thoroughly examined by a competent person to determine its capability of handling the maximum load as rated

(i.) Prior to being used for the first time and

(ii.) Thereafter as often as necessary but not less frequently than recommended by the manufacturer an in any case, at least once a year,  a permanent record shall be kept, signed by the competent person doing the inspection

http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/hs/sawo/pubs/fs_forklift.php

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What makes Total Lift Different

Our computerized maintenance program is designed to make sure your safety inspections are completed in a timely manner; avoiding costly fines and possible lock outs.

We provide you with a detailed report of our findings and a safety inspection sticker which keeps your machine legal for one full year.
 

Our inspection goes beyond just a routine check up.  Our magnaflux particle test utilizes a black light technology and identifies stress points in the metal as well as any welding flaws.

Safety Equipment

Safety is essential in any industrial setting and we strive to give you piece of mind knowing that your equipment is maintained, safe and legal. Along with our ministry approved safety inspections we also offer several safety products to provide a safer work environment for employees including:

  • Safety Harness
  • Lights- Strobe/ Flasher
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Spill Kits
  • Forklift Check Books and Caddys
  • Safety Backbone