The CSA Group has publicly released the review draft for the new CSA Z150.3 safety code for articulating cranes for review. << READ MORE >>
The CSA Group has publicly released the review draft for the new CSA Z151 standard for Concrete Pumps and Placing Booms. << READ MORE >>
On February 8th, 2017 we hosted our first webinar review of the new Ontario Construction Regulations. We discussed what the changes mean, what construction equipment they affect, when is NDT required, and how to check your NDT inspectors' qualifications.
In response to the deaths of two Ontario workers operating a mast-climbing work platform (MCWP) that collapsed, the Ministry of Labour recently issued an alert providing recommendations for improved inspection practices. << READ MORE >>
Domson's structural engineer was a key member of the construction team working on the "Forever Bicycles" sculpture, as seen recently on display at the Nuit Blanche 2013 art exhibit. << READ MORE >>
The Ontario government recently passed the decision to withdraw a proclamation for the repeal to the Industrial Exception that was scheduled to be enacted September 1, 2013. This "industrial exception", passed in October 2010 by the same provincial government, allows for certain acts of engineering to be carried out by non-engineers in a manufacturing workplace. << READ MORE >>
It was common knowledge in Ontario that a manufacturer could design equipment for their plant without involving a licensed professional engineer. In fact, many engineers doing design work at a manufacturing plant did not even bother to get licensed. This was known as the "industrial exception" under the Professional Engineers Act. << READ MORE >>
Domson inspects all types of lift equipment each to its corresponding standard. If you own a crane or other type of lifting device and are not sure what is required in terms of inspection, see the reference chart below.
We are now selling pre-engineered spreader beams and manbaskets for clients looking for a turnkey solution. Spec sheets and pricing are available upon request. Please contact us or contact Keith at 1-877-789-1328 ext. 308.