HSSE SAFETY BULLETIN: Windshield Safety

Why is it important? Windshield damage is a common occurrence in Canada during the winter months, often caused by flying rocks or other debris. Most drivers dismiss windshield damage as insignificant, especially when not directly in the driver’s line of sight, but driving with a cracked or chipped windshield can actually decrease a vehicle’s structural…

Wireless vs Fibre

As a country we have relied on fibre communications as our primary means of wide area network connectivity. Fibre is extremely expensive to provision due to right of way access, permitting, construction, labor, and cost of material.  Meanwhile a lot of other countries have leap frogged Canada by deploying fixed wireless microwave communications. Many countries…

Winter Safety Tips

Every season brings a different set of potential safety hazards to be aware of. Being aware of potential hazards and learning what precautions to take will help minimize the effects of seasonal safety concerns. Winter can be a challenge when working. Be safe. Use your winter PPE when on your job site if you have…

3 Key Capabilities: Why Westcan was Named the AFRRCS Official Preventative Maintenance + Break-Fix Supplier

The highly sought-after AFRRCS maintenance contract was awarded to Westcan ACS in May of 2016. The award was the result of an exhaustive public tendering process in which numerous factors were considered including: demonstrated ability to perform, capabilities, price, and qualifications – among many others. In addition to demonstrating superior value, Westcan ACS elevated itself…

School Safety & the Role of Effective Communications

Increased emphasis on School Safety Programs have had a profound influence on the safety and security of students in recent years. In these uncertain times having effective communications strategies – and the accompanying equipment required to make them efficent –  is of vital importance. School lockdowns drills have become a mandatory practice, much the same…