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Winter Essentials 2018
February 05, 2018

Let LTL help you conquer the remaining months of our severe Canadian winter with these personal protective essentials As Canadians, we know that wearing the right personal protective equipment during the winter months can make all the difference when working in the field. Staying warm and dry will protect you against the harsh elements so that you can focus on getting the task completed safely and efficiently. Arctic Coat/FR Parka ...Read More

Personal Safety & Compliance: Sign-up for LTL's Online Electrical Safety Training Program
January 19, 2018

As an advocate for safety awareness in the workplace, LTL offers specialized online and in-class training aimed at providing electrical hazard specific training to ensure worker personal safety when exposed to energized electrical equipment. ONLINE TRAINING Designed specifically to suit the needs of the electrical worker, LTL’s Electrical Worker (EW) qualification level course covers CSA Z462 based standards in a highly ...Read More

Follow These Easy Steps to Ensure the Integrity of Your Live Line Tools
October 02, 2017

Inspect your tools daily Before and after use each day, make sure to inspect the surface of the tool for: Contaminants such as dirt, creosote, grease, oil, gas/fuel, moisture, or any other foreign material. If contaminated, a quick rag wipe may be required to improve the integrity of the fiberglass Deep cuts, scratches, nicks, gouges or signs of bruising or crushing. Pay special attention to the tip or working section of t ...Read More

Tips for Choosing the Right Vinyl Tape
August 25, 2017

Electrical tape (or insulating tape) is a type of pressure-sensitive tape used to insulate electrical wires and other materials that conduct electricity. It can be made of many plastics, but vinyl is most popular, as it stretches well and provides effective and long lasting insulation. Although vinyl electrical tape has been around a long time, today you will find a variety of vinyl electrical tape available for nearly every application. ...Read More

How To: Rubber Glove Care & Maintenance
August 03, 2017

Did you know that cleaning your insulating rubber gloves incorrectly or folding them for storage can increase the risk of injury? Follow these simple steps to maintain the highest level of insulating protection and extend the life of your gloves: 1. Remove all jewelry and sharp objects from your arms or hands before cleaning gloves; they may cause damage to the rubber gloves which will affect glove safety and performance 2. Visually ...Read More

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