In The Know
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February 23, 2024
Carbon Monoxide poses a serious threat to individuals both at home and on the job.
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February 15, 2024
3M Personal Safety Division is issuing a “Stop Use and Recall” for the 3M™ PELTOR™ X4 Series Earmuffs manufactured during a certain timeframe.
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February 9, 2024
Hoist Inspections
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January 26, 2024
Winter-related slips, trips and falls have a significant impact in Canadian workplaces each year.
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January 8, 2024
Vallen's Rental Equipment
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December 22, 2023
The holiday season is upon us in full swing and with that comes holiday parties, work or personal.
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December 15, 2023
Areas where there are deer, and other large animals live pose an extra hazard when driving.
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November 24, 2023
Winter has arrived for many across the North. We are also being encouraged more than ever to get outside.
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November 17, 2023
When you step outdoors, the art of layering becomes your smart-technology thermostat.
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November 3, 2023
On Sunday morning most of those in the Canada will turn their clocks back one hour for the end of Daylight-Saving Time.
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October 27, 2023
Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to child safety. Parents can share several easy and effective behaviours with kids to help reduce their risk of injury.
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October 25, 2023
Turnarounds at industrial facilities—whether oil and gasrefineries, chemical plants or power facilities—are necessary events that require significant planning and are essential to keeping all equipment performing at its best. These preventive maintenance times, usually occurring in the spring or fall when the weather is mildest, can last weeks or even months.
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October 20, 2023
Performing your work while fatigued is one of the leading causes of injury at the workplace and home, and can lead to:
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October 13, 2023
Shorter days don’t just mean cooler temperatures and colourful leaves. They also mean more time driving in the dark.
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October 6, 2023
The goal of Fire Prevention Month (and week October 8th - 14th) is to raise fire safety awareness and help ensure your home and family is protected.
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September 29, 2023
We use our hands for virtually all work tasks that we do. Because of how often we use our hands, they are put in the line of fire where they can be injured.
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September 22, 2023
Ladders are an essential tool on many job sites and at home across the United States.
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September 15, 2023
Fire extinguishers can be an important tool in preventing a small fire from growing larger. However, they should not be used to combat large or rapidly spreading fires.
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September 8, 2023
Staying active is key for good health. No matter your age or fitness level, getting more physical activity will help support your body and mind. It is recommended to get at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity a week.
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September 1, 2023
This weekend is the Labour Day long weekend! As Canadians prepare for a fantastic 3-day weekend it’s important to remember to be safe this weekend.
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August 25, 2023
As summer draws to a close and children start heading back to school, family life can get pretty hectic.
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August 21, 2023
3M Hearing Solutions is issuing a “Stop Use” of specific combinations of 3M™ PELTOR™ X Series P5E Hard Hat Attached Electrically Insulated Earmuffs with various 3M™ and non-3M™head protection products
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July 14, 2023
Staying hydrated is one of the most important aspects of maintaining good health. It serves crucial purposes to our bodies and our bodily functions- some of which you may not even be aware of.
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July 7, 2023
With school now being finished, it is important to adopt these safe driving habits, whether you have school-aged children or not.
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June 30, 2023
Canadians across the country will be celebrating Canada’s 156th birthday. We hope you enjoy the long weekend with our safety tips in mind.
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May 12, 2023
Mic Test... 1,2,3
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September 9, 2022
Understanding the appropriate level of abrasion resistance required to complete your worker’s task at hand is crucial for a more protected and productive workday.
Press Releases
June 9, 2022
Vallen Distribution joins AD
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June 3, 2022
Thank your dad with a Milwaukee® Packout™ shop storage garage package
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April 7, 2022
With over 60 million registered chemicals, finding the right chemical protective glove is not an easy task. Workers can be exposed to hazards in a variety of ways. To understand chemical exposure risks, it is important to know the potential means for contamination (such as vapor, spray, splash and immersion) and the route of exposure to the worker (inhalation or skin absorption).
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March 28, 2022
The proper cleaning and maintenance of respirators is an important area that is commonly overlooked. All respiratory protection equipment needs to be in good condition to work effectively and to be able to supply the level of protection expected by the user.
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February 28, 2022
Launch your hand safety program
Press Releases
February 24, 2022
Sonepar USA Enters into Agreement to Sell Vallen North America to Nautic Partners
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January 31, 2022
Choosing the CORRECT traction aids can be just as important as using them at all.
Press Releases
November 8, 2021
Product Advisory for 3M™ DBI-SALA® Delta™, ExoFit™, ExoFit™ Plus & ExoFit™ XP Cross Over Style Harnesses CSA Versions
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November 5, 2021
Supporting Local Hockey in Your Community
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April 19, 2021
It’s more important than ever to consider sustainability when planning your company strategy. And contrary to popular belief, going green doesn’t have to be expensive —  your company can SAVE money! 
Press Releases
March 10, 2021
Please be advised of a voluntary recall of the batteries used in Victory sprayers in accordance with Health Canada regulations. Read on for more details.
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December 30, 2020
As the year draws to a close, we're reflecting on the past 365 days. And while 2020 was certainly full of the unexpected, we’ve all done our best to navigate through these unprecedented times.
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November 24, 2020
When you look at everything you need to keep your small business running, it’s easy to forget the little things: extension cords, ladders, paper towels, power tools, storage equipment, hard hats, gloves, etc. All of this goes into the category of MRO — that is Maintenance, Repairs, and Operations. Here’s why having an MRO strategy is essential!
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October 28, 2020
At a time diligent hand-washing is more important than ever, it’s just as important to look at hand-drying methods. So what’s the most hygienic option — paper towels or jet air dryers? Scientists say there’s a clear answer!
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October 7, 2020
Though most of us don’t even want to think about it when we're still enjoying warm fall days, winter IS coming. But ice-cold temperatures don’t mean you and your team have to freeze. We’ve rounded up our best suggestions for warm, protective gear so that you can be safe and snug when the thermostat drops well below zero!
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August 28, 2020
Keeping floors clean is a great way to improve the client’s first impression of your business, but it’s also necessary for safety. And although mops have been around for centuries, Dustbane tells us why they're unnecessarily tedious and even dangerous. Find out why your customers will want to invest in a Dustbane scrubber and ditch their mop!
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July 21, 2020
No matter what manufacturing business you run, greater process efficiency is the key to more production, faster results, and ultimately, higher profits. Manufacturing more efficiently can help cut costs, improve throughput, and reduce your environmental impact, all of which lead to additional benefits like increased sales and quality. But better efficiency doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Here are 3 simple products that can help you improve processes in your plant:
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June 19, 2020
When it comes to purchasing the right power tools, most businesses in the construction industry focus on cost and quality. But more recently, sustainability and protecting the environment have become growing priorities for many companies.
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June 5, 2020
As COVID-19 cases start to decline in some areas, provincial and local governments are starting to unveil their plans to re-open industries and economic sectors. And every business and employee is thinking about returning to work safely. But the truth is, the “new normal” will require thoughtful planning when it comes to safety and compliance — and that means we all need to work together to create the safest possible workplace.
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May 13, 2020
While Canadian provinces have allowed some construction work to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, other projects will only see employees returning over the next few weeks. And whether your company is preparing to tackle the next job, or your crew has already been working for some time, it’s clear that the way we work has changed.
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April 29, 2020
We want to shine a spotlight on companies that are making a focused effort to create a more sustainable future, whether by focusing on more environmentally-friendly products, reducing waste and water consumption in the production process, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating comprehensive recycling programs, and/or increasing social impact funding. Today, we want to focus on Kimberly-Clark’s RightCycle™ Program.
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April 22, 2020
It’s #EarthDay — our focus today (and every day) is to find products and companies that allow us to be better stewards of the planet, helping us pull together as a global community.
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April 21, 2020
April 22nd is Earth Day, so for this week, we want to shine a spotlight on companies that are making a focused effort to create a more sustainable future. Today, we want to recognize Watson Gloves. From biodegradable disposable gloves, to being the first glove manufacturer to use recycled materials in their products, Watson has been a leader in eco-conscious hand protection.
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April 20, 2020
On the heels of Earth Day 2020, now is the perfect time to contemplate green business initiatives. But contrary to what many business owners might think, “greening” your business doesn’t have to cost a lot. Here are 5 simple and affordable things you can do to run an eco-friendly business that will add green to the environment AND your bottom line!
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April 17, 2020
Cleaning services are more important than ever during viral outbreaks like COVID-19, and it’s vital to find the highest quality solutions to keep everyone safe. Every year, new technologies become available on the market, and the sheer number of janitorial products can be overwhelming. But don’t worry — we’ve made things easier for you! Read on to find out our top 5 new industrial cleaning products.
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April 15, 2020
You might be in the midst of cleaning and disinfecting your equipment to ensure everyone’s safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic — but what about your gas detectors? Honeywell warns that you shouldn’t use just ANY cleaning solution to sanitize them. Our latest edition of #safetymatters runs through the Dos and Don’ts of safely cleaning gas detectors!
Press Releases
April 15, 2020
Our West Edmonton Branch is on the move! We are on the move! The excitement is building for our West Edmonton branch team. We’ve been growing in the West End and we now have a larger facility to serve more customers.
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April 9, 2020
Did you know the average desk harbours 400x more bacteria than a toilet seat? As unsettling as that is, it’s a great reminder of why cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting are a powerful trifecta when it comes to tackling germ hot spots around the workplace! Kimberly-Clark lays out what to do to break the chain of germ transmission.
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April 8, 2020
Ansell gives us a step-by-step guide on how to safely remove (doff) your disposable gloves
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April 2, 2020
What companies need to know about COVID19
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December 11, 2019
Top 3 Ways to Assess and Reduce Hearing Loss in the Workplace
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December 3, 2019
Have you set up a Battery Recycle Bin?
Press Releases
October 15, 2019
Vallen is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Prince George, BC
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October 8, 2019
How to Help Stop the Spread of Germs
August 14, 2019
Learn about Jobsite Theft & Tool Lockout Prevention
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June 29, 2019
It's Bug season!
May 16, 2019
Vallen gets into welding in a big way.
Events
May 13, 2019
Vallen Charity Golf Tournament
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May 3, 2019
DuPont Award Winners!!
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May 3, 2019
Lifting & Back Safety
Promotions
April 18, 2019
Get a Walter cap when you get started with ZIPCUT™. Receive a Walter Cap for every 50 eligible cut-off wheels purchased. Act now, these caps are only available until May 10, or while supplies last.
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March 26, 2019
Empowered to Succeed
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March 23, 2019
Working safely in the rain
March 1, 2019
March 1, 2019 - Vallen is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Kamloops, BC
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October 9, 2018
Think Again: Safety, Productivity and Your Bottom Line Are At Risk Fogging is the number one problem faced by safety eyewear users. It occurs widely across industries – from construction, manufacturing, chemical, and utilities, to oil and gas – and across applications.
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