Health & Safety

Cannabis at Festivals and Events

April 20, 2022

Editor’s Note: This post was first published in August 2019. It was updated on April 20th, 2022 to include more current information and examples. When it comes to the impact of marijuana legalization on Canadian festivals, things were certainly hazy at first. Health Canada’s Cannabis Act came into effect on October 17th, 2018, making recreational […]

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Don’t Have a Wind Management Plan? Here’s Why Your Event Needs One.

January 31, 2022

The idea of a wind management plan may be completely new to you. Although wind management planning is an accepted part of the event planning process in other parts of the world, the standards for event safety here in Canada have not yet caught up to those of our international counterparts. So, what is a […]

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Fence Privacy Screen: Why Wind Vents Won’t Protect You

June 1, 2021

Many of our customers who rent temporary fence will also ask for privacy screen. It goes by many different names – privacy mesh, wind screen, and even scrim – but the purpose is usually the same: to block visibility of a particular area. Sometimes, it’s an event customer who wants to hide trailers or generators […]

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Risk Management for Construction Sites

March 23, 2021

Risk management can be a difficult task for construction industry stakeholders, and the associated costs can be daunting. Currently, the global insurance market is experiencing what is known as a “hard market,” which is driving insurance prices up and placing additional pressure on contractors, builders and developers. It might feel as though you are at […]

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How to Install Echo Barrier: Tips and Best Practices

February 10, 2021

An increased awareness of the damaging effects of noise pollution has forced general contractors and builders to consider noise mitigation solutions for their construction sites. If you’re reading this blog post, you are probably considering installing (or may have already purchased) Echo Barrier to help control noise on your site. When it comes to sound […]

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Queue Management Guidelines for Retail Entrances

January 14, 2021

As provinces are grappling with an aggressive second wave of COVID-19, local governments are ramping up inspections of workplaces. They are focusing their attention on a few key sectors, one of which is retail. The province of Ontario recently announced new measures related to physical distancing and line management for businesses open to the public. […]

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7 Steps To Build A Successful Safety Training Program

October 19, 2020

No matter what industry, most companies can agree that working safely is paramount. According to official numbers from Canada’s workers’ compensation agencies close to 1,000 Canadians die each year because of their jobs. This is why it is important to have a solid safety training program to ensure that when your employees are doing a job, […]

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Has COVID-19 Created a New Standard for Health & Safety?

June 18, 2020

We have had to make a number of changes and sacrifices in our personal day-to-day lives due to COVID-19. We are now lining up to enter stores, wearing masks in public, and avoiding large gatherings. All of these new measures and rules are essential to keep ourselves, and those around us, safe. Of course, all […]

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How Events are Pivoting to Survive the Pandemic

June 10, 2020

It’s hard to imagine an industry more affected by the pandemic than tourism. Travel restrictions forced countless flight cancellations, hotels and restaurants sit empty, and large-scale gatherings have been banned everywhere. As a supplier of temporary fence for the events industry, we are experiencing the impact second-hand. Modu-Loc is surviving the pandemic in large part […]

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Modu-Loc is a COVID-19 Committed Supplier

May 11, 2020

Modu-Loc recognized the importance of an organizational COVID-19 response plan early on. Well before any levels of government had declared a state of emergency, we implemented a Response Team to develop an overall communications and contingency plan. The Response Team is committed to updating the plan as COVID-19 continues to evolve in order to ensure […]

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