In case you missed it, Tyndale is expanding into the Canadian market!
We are eager to serve Canadian-based companies who want to take advantage of our exclusive program, which supports compliance with both Canadian and US industry safety standards. Tyndale’s new Canadian Sales Director, Paul Castelli, is leading our initiative into the market. Paul’s 12+ years of experience in the safety industry make him uniquely qualified to introduce the Tyndale arc-rated and flame resistant (AR / FR) managed program in the Canadian market. Get to know him and witness his enthusiasm about this exciting opportunity in the video below:
As we expand, we’ll offer resources specific to the Canadian market, starting with this Proud to Protect Canada series. While many of the topics in this series contain Canadian-specific content, there are some topics that are relevant on both sides of the border. Accordingly, videos are hosted by various technical and market experts, all part of our Canada Team:
Blog posts and videos are published every other week – we hope you enjoy this unique series:
The importance of wearing AR / FR clothing when potential hazards are present is a crucial message that transcends any specific area. Read and tune in as Tyndale ‘s Vice President of Technical, Scott Margolin talks about what causes the most catastrophic injuries and deaths – believe it or not, it’s rarely or never the momentary thermal hazard alone.WATCH EPISODE 1
Anyone working on or near energized electrical equipment needs to be very aware of the risks associated with an arc flash – and to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves. Scott Margolin, Tyndale’s VP of Technical explains what an arc flash is, how it occurs, how to protect against it, and more in this fundamental episode.WATCH EPISODE 2
The standards that govern arc flash protection in Canada and the US are very similar and often used interchangeably. Tune in as Canada Sales Director, Paul Castelli and Canada Technical Advisor, Sara Olsen discuss CSA Z462, how it relates to other standards, and the similarities between it and its US counterpart.WATCH EPISODE 3
You’ve heard of flash fire –it may even be a hazard in your workplace, requiring you to wear flame resistant clothing (FRC) – but what exactly is this type of thermal hazard? Scott Margolin, Tyndale’s resident technical expert, takes us back to the basics with a closer look at the flash fire hazard, what it’s characterized by, how to protect against it, and more!WATCH EPISODE 4
While both standards are widely acceptable, there are some Canadian companies that opt for CGSB 155.20 over NFPA 2112. So, what are the differences? The truth is, there are many more similarities between these flash fire standards than there are differences. In this episode we catalog the minor differences to help you understand what you’re specifying.WATCH EPISODE 5
Which standard governs high-visibility safety apparel (HVSA) and reflective striping in Canada? Canada Technical Advisor, Sara Olsen, summarizes CSA Z96 and walks us through what the standard specifies regarding the various classes of garments and performance levels of retroreflective materials.WATCH EPISODE 6
Understanding employers’ responsibilities under the Canadian Labour Code and the hierarchy of standards and regulations in Canada is key to compliance and safety. Read our blog and watch the video featuring Canada Sales Director, Paul Castelli and Canada Technical Advisor, Sara Olsen to unlock answers to these key questions.WATCH EPISODE 7
What standards are covered federally? Do specific provinces have different mandates? Don’t get lost in the alphabet soup of standards. In this episode, Canada Sales Director, Paul Castelli and Canada Technical Advisor, Sara Olsen review the various standards and how they are enforced across Canada in various industries.COMING SOON
Product labels are particularly important on AR / FR clothing and there is key information that you should be on the lookout for. In this episode, Canada Sales Director, Paul Castelli and Canada Technical Advisor, Sara Olsen walk us through what those details are and what they mean for wearers.COMING SOON
In this episode, we help Canadian companies answer the question, Can I buy AR/ FR clothing from an American company? We even provide a list of what to look for when vetting a supplier in the states with hopes that you partner with a supplier who offers high quality garments and services and is committed to providing Canadian companies with an enjoyable uniform experience.COMING SOON
Canadian companies and their workforce now have access to Tyndale’s unparalleled service model and the broadest selection of AR / FR protective clothing in the industry. We look forward to hearing from you!