HEALTH & SAFETY AT THE AGGREGATE PIT
At an aggregate pit, workers are exposed to a number of hazards: machinery failure, obstacles in the way, noise and dust, uneven ground, slips/trips/falls, and more. As an aggregate manufacturer with several operating pits throughout southern Ontario, Brock Aggregates treats safety with utmost importance.
WHEN TO USE ROCK SALT
Rock salt is a key tool in keeping roads, sidewalks, steps, parking lots and other pathways clear of ice and snow. This is crucial to safety and to maintaining an efficient system of transport. As rock salt suppliers, our services directly relate to these important safety issues. With that in mind, we would like to share with you some information about how to get the best use out of rock salt.
CITY OF TORONTO’S LONG-TERM WASTE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
The City of Toronto first introduced a long-term waste strategy in 2014.
IS ROAD SALT BAD FOR THE EARTH?
In the past few years there has been a growing concern among the public to rock salt suppliers about the environmental impact of road salt. Like any chemical compound, salt does have an environmental effect so as a leading rock salt supplier, we want to discuss how road salt can be used effectively and with minimal environmental impact.
WHAT EXACTLY IS DE-ICING SALT?
Simply defined: de-icing is the process of removing snow or ice from a surface. De-icing salt is the salt that we use to perform this process. It’s worth exploring these simple truths because de-icing our roads and places of business has a big impact on our collective safety, environment, and everyday lives.