15
Aug

Al Beck, Director HR Schaeffler Automotive/FAG Aerospace

"EKG has been a long term partner with our organization, providing solutions to all our external EHS needs, and enhancing our programs."...

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25
Jul
Designated Substance Program

Designated Substance Program

A routine MOL investigation identified that a mid-sized manufacturing site had not assessed its operation for designated substances under O. Reg 490, and that 4 of the 11 designated substances in Ontario were present either as part of the building envelop (asbestos, lead), materials used in their process (silica), or in the equipment (mercury)....

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25
Jul
Noise Assessment for Industrial Manufacturing

Noise Assessment for Industrial Manufacturing

  A large sized Tier 1 automotive manufacturing organization wanted to assess their facility for noise levels and to identify high-risk occupations. EKG Inc. was contracted to perform this noise assessment. Our initial process was to conduct a facility wide noise mapping to determine the noise levels throughout the various departments. Areas with the highest noise levels identified occupations for personal...

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25
Jul
Indoor Air Quality - Air Balance / Air Flow Project

Indoor Air Quality - Air Balance / Air Flow Project

The Canadian division of a global manufacturer of industrial/commercial packaged boiler systems was struggling with poor indoor air quality and elevated levels of welding emissions throughout its production areas. Given seasonal changes in the plant, environment being closed in the winter months or open during the summer, each condition had similar and dissimilar issues. EKG Inc. reported its findings and...

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25
Jul
Industrial Hygiene Development Project

Industrial Hygiene Development Project

A significant resource company operating multiple mining sites in BC and Alberta was struggling to get full value out its internal industrial hygiene program. The organization sent several resources to the EKG Industrial Hygiene – Strategy to Sampling professional development course, and were so impressed they contracted EKG to assess their program and field monitoring processes....

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14
Jul
Ergonomic Design

Ergonomic Design

EKG was contracted by a Provincial liquor and gaming corporation to review a proposed semi automated bottle picking line for ergonomic risk factors and to provide recommendations on ergonomic design. The process involved a review of the ergonomic designs with the client involving a review of the intended design drawings, process rates, and order picking process. EKG obtained information related...

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27
Jun
The Value of Industrial Hygiene

The Value of Industrial Hygiene

Industrial Hygiene (IH) is one of the most valuable Occupational Health and Safety sciences that organizations can practice to protect workers’ health and their bottom line. However, the business value of IH Programs can only be truly perceived and communicated to business leaders when effective data management of health hazard exposure and occupational disease risk is performed. When we consult...

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27
Jun

CES Participant

"The presenter was great! His confidence & knowledge gives me confidence to succeed! Thanks!"...

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6
Jun

Robert Duda, MBA P.Eng MPCI

"The team at EKG provides my firm with additional manpower for large complex consulting projects. I trust them to deliver in a professional manner consistent with my expectations and those of my clients."...

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4
Jun

Michael Orosz, Plant Manager Nova Steel

"I would highly recommend using EKG to provide services that require attention to detail, in-depth knowledge of a variety of manufacturing and office environments and the ability to communicate in a professional manner."...

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