Safety

Safety

What
What Is Daylighting Excavation?

When it comes to dealing with sensitive construction operations like oil or gas lines, traditional methods often take much more time to use. They also often require significantly more space. As such, daylighting excavation has become of major interest to switch to. But what is daylighting excavation? Good question. We break down everything you need […]

How Hydrovacs Assist
How Hydrovacs Assist in Oilfield Hauling  

Oil and gas are known for being hazardous, that’s why it’s vitally important when oilfield hauling is done it’s done so safely. Both of these resources are crucial to many different applications— from the gasoline industry to heating homes. The pipelines that run oil and gas to many different places in Canada need to be properly maintained to keep these applications going. Both resources are multi-million […]

COVID-19
COVID-19 Health and Safety Announcement

Northern Vac Services values providing safe use of our services. These are, and will continue to be, challenging days. As such, we are taking several steps to minimize the chances of exposure to the virus in order to protect everyone and keep both our employees and clients safe.  Following the advice being given by BC’s Provincial […]

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Call On Northern Vac: We Are COR Safety Certified

Northern Vac Services has operated out of Fort St John since 1968. As a company, we pride ourselves on our commitment to safety. And we’re proud to say we’ve proved that our commitment to safety is more than just words. One of those certifications is the Workplace Safety COR, known as the COR Safety certification. […]

Winter
Winter Safety Considerations for Industrial Transportation Services

Safely traversing difficult temperatures and terrain during the winter can be tricky and downright dangerous. Northern Vac Services is one of many companies who are available 24/7 365. Proudly serving Fort St. John and surrounding communities, we understand how treacherous the roads can become and how vital your safety is. It is essential to ensure that […]

Hydrovac
Hydrovac Maintenance Winter Maintenance Tips

  Winter temperatures and a chilly environment can dramatically influence those who work in the elements. Northern  Vac Services understands how winter can suddenly arrive in Fort St. John whether people are ready or not! Our industrial transport team takes working outside in freezing, icy and unpredictable conditions very seriously. We are on call 24/7, […]

H2S
H2S Safety & Awareness with Northern Vac Services

  Hydrogen Sulfide or H2S is a deadly, colorless, highly flammable gas that can cause catastrophic effects with minimal exposure. It smells like rotten eggs; however, our sense of smell cannot be relied on as a personal H2S concentration measurement system. Hydrogen Sulfide exposure can cause significant health effects and even death, depending on how […]