Canadian Manufacturing

OHS Canada: Shifting gears through COVID-19

In the face of an unprecedented pandemic, Canadian manufacturers stepped up to help

June 4, 2020  by Marcel Van der Wier

Bauer Hockey pivoted to making face shields (read more below). PHOTO: Bauer Hockey

As the COVID-19 pandemic rained down hard on Canadian workplaces and workforces, employers across the country stepped up.

While governments of all levels worked to protect their most vulnerable citizens and health-care facilities through a nationwide economic shutdown, manufacturers pivoted quickly to begin providing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to the front lines of the pandemic.

Read more from OHS Canada, one of Canadian Manufacturing‘s sister publications.

Related: Bauer’s journey from hockey skates to PPE