Fatal Crane Accident in BC Highlights Safety Importance

Recently, 5 lives were taken in a fatal crane accident on our West Coast in Kelowna, BC.  Read More

Posted Aug 13, 2021
Roofing company VP killed after 26-feet fall

Vice president of a roofing company based in Montreal, died in a 26 ft. Read More

Posted Jun 04, 2021
Firm fined more than $500K after worker falls 40 feet

Recently a construction partnership was fined $528,631.72 after a worker was injured at a construction site in Peace River, B.C.   Read More

Posted May 13, 2021
Strapping In For Fall Protection

In this newly released article from Canada’s OHS Magazine the importance of Fall Protection is highlighted.  Read More

Posted Apr 01, 2021
Employer fined after worker falls from second storey of structure

Thunder Bay, Ont.-based Robert C. Read More

Posted Feb 25, 2021

In this article (Click here) you’ll note that what saved these window washers from what could have been a fatal incident was their safety equipment.  Read More

Posted Sep 30, 2020
Keeping workers stable amid changes to fall protection

OHS Canada recently posted a great article on how to keep things running as smoothly as possible with the new changes to fall protection.  Read More

Posted Sep 18, 2020
City of Fort St. John in B.C. has been fined $327,505.30 by WorkSafeBC

In a recent article featured in The Safety Mag “the employer failed to ensure fall protection was used when workers were required to go onto the roof of the pool to inspect an air handling unit.” This is deemed a high-risk violation by WorkSafeBC. Read More

Posted Aug 13, 2020
We’re Open!

We are ramping up to getting all of your Roof Safety Systems in place and for all of you who need an Inspection we are here and ready to ensure your Safety needs are met. Read More

Posted Jun 03, 2020
Changes in the CSA Standard for Self-Retracting Devices

The Canadian Standard Association (CSA Group International) implemented a new standard addressing the certification and use of self-retracting devices (SRDs). Read More

Posted Jan 28, 2020
ProTech now has an online store!

Check out our newest resource for assisting you and your team with their Fall Protection and access needs. Read More

Posted May 15, 2019
Come see us at CANSTech

CANSTech will feature new technologies, innovative products and cutting-edge processes, including ProTech showcasing the latest from 3M/DBI Sala’s Engineered Fall Protection line. Read More

Posted Nov 08, 2018
CANSTECH The Construction Technology and Innovation Trade Show

The Construction Association of Nova Scotia is proud to present CANSTech – The Construction Technology and Innovation Trade Show for the commercial, industrial and institutional construction industry! Read More

Posted Nov 01, 2018
Could the Genoa bridge (Morandi Bridge) collapse have been prevented?

Why Inspection and Maintenance is so important…

Read the full article… Read More

Posted Aug 16, 2018
33-year-old Saint John insulator suffered fatal injuries in a fall at construction site Monday

Adam Carleton identified as construction worker who died after fall at Irving building. Read More

Posted Feb 08, 2018
Half of workers in suburban Halifax construction sites not using harnesses


By: Metro Published on Tue Oct 24 2017

About half of people working at heights in suburban Halifax this year weren’t using proper fall protection, according to compliance inspections by the Nova Scotia Department of Labour.

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Posted Oct 26, 2017
FREE Tree Stand Safety for Hunters

This is the ONLY online treestand safety course that meets industry standards recognized by TMA. Read More

Posted Oct 02, 2017
3M becoming major player in worker safety sector

MINNEAPOLIS—3M workers around the world are wowing companies and crowds at conventions by rappelling down buildings, oil rigs and ceilings. Read More

Posted Apr 03, 2017
Man dies in fall from 4th storey of Fredericton hotel under construction

WorkSafeNB is investigating after a construction worker died Monday, January 30, in a fall from the fourth storey of a new hotel being built in downtown Fredericton. Read More

Posted Feb 22, 2017
Come and see us at the 34th Annual Workplace Health and Safety Conference

ProTech Building Safety Systems, a member of Safety Services Nova Scotia, is exhibiting at the upcoming Health and Safety Conference. Read More

Posted Mar 24, 2016
*New Service Offer* – Annual Fixed Ladder Inspections

Did you know that any ladder permanently attached to a structure, a fixed ladder, requires an annual inspection in the province of Nova Scotia? Read More

Posted Mar 15, 2016
WCB Conditional Surcharge Refund Program

WCB of Nova Scotia has created the Conditional Surcharge Refund Program, which offers employers the chance to invest in health and safety, using the premium dollars associated with their surcharges.  Read More

Posted Feb 16, 2016
3M to Buy KKR’s Capital Safety in record $1.8-billion deal

Capital Safety makes commercial fall-protection gear including harnesses and safety nets and had sales of $430-million for the year ending in March, Saint Paul, Minn.-based 3M said Tuesday. Read More

Posted Jan 15, 2016
Minimize the Risk When Working at Heights – Podcast

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety provides a podcast that helps industry minimize the risk when working at heights. Read More

Posted Dec 15, 2015
Canadian Occupational Safety Announces the 2015 Canada’s Safest Employers

Canadian Occupational Safety is pleased to announce the winners of the fifth annual awards for occupational health and safety excellence. Read More

Posted Nov 16, 2015
Fall Protection Still #1 Safety Violation on OSHA Top 10 List for 2015

On September 29th, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia OSHA held their Annual National Safety Congress. Read More

Posted Oct 19, 2015
Workplace fatality, due to fall, under investigation at Lethbridge, AB school construction site

Occupational Health and Safety is investigating after a man died following a fall at a construction site in Lethbridge Wednesday afternoon. Read More

Posted Sep 14, 2015
We are now an official supplier of Spanco Rigid Lifelines®

These systems provide fall protections in a wide variety of industries and applications allowing fall protection to any area. Read More

Posted Aug 13, 2015
Worker seriously injured after fall at wind turbine site

An employee at a wind turbine site in Bosanquet Township, southwest of Port Franks, Ontario has been seriously injured while on the job. Read More

Posted Aug 13, 2015
We now accept payment via credit card

We now accept credit card payments using the Square Credit Card Reader or via Email.   Read More

Posted Apr 17, 2015
Construction worker killed by falling tape measure in freak accident in US

The construction site in Jersey City where the man died in the freak accident

The man, who has been named locally as construction worker Gary Anderson, was taken to hospital but went into cardiac arrest and died of his injuries later on Monday. Read More

Posted Feb 18, 2015
Welcome to our new website!

Stay tuned for more news! Read More

Posted Feb 13, 2015