Are We Recovering? ›

March 20, 2017

As the economy continues to fluctuate, the amount of speculation regarding our industry is at an all-time high. Analysts seem to have statistics to support every possible opinion and outcome, and it’s unclear where exactly we are headed. Boom? Bust? Who knows. One this is clear, though: efficiency will be forefront in our industry, and changes are inevitable. DASCO is working alongside our partners, service providers and customers to uncover new opportunities for increased efficiency and reduced overall costs. We have shifted our focus towards reducing overhead costs, reducing transportation waste, and providing reusable options. We are committed not only to the recovery of our industry, but also the long-term…

Forest Fires Tear Through Northern Alberta ›

May 11, 2016

The horrific fires in northern Alberta have made international headlines, and the impact has been felt on the national level. DASCO would like to send our most sincere condolences to everyone that has been affected by this tragedy. We have made both corporate and personal donations to the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, and encourage everyone to do so as well. We are committed to helping our clients in any way possible through this tough time, and have increased our on-site inventory of all critical components to ensure that we are ready for start-up. Further, we have expanded our operating hours for DASCO Cleaning Services to ensure that our clients are…

Efficiency is Key ›

December 11, 2015

As our economy continues to struggle, our focus needs to change towards efficiency. Budgets have been cut, but runlife expectations remain on the forefront, and we at DASCO are working to provide the absolute best products to help our clients succeed. Our approach remains to supply a range of products and services that have been individually selected to be the absolute best performing, highest rated available. Sure, quality comes at a price, but the real cost to our clients is in equipment failure and we strive to prevent that in any way we can. Contact us today and find out how we can help you streamline your purchasing and increase runlife.

Measure High Voltage Safely ›

April 22, 2014

A reality of our industry is that as we increase in growth, we also increase the exposure of personnel to risk. Recent events have reiterated the need for a safe workplace, especially when high voltages are involved. DASCO realizes this need, and is proud to offer the only CSA certified voltage reduction monitoring panel on the market, the “Splitter” by Magney Grande. Using the Splitter removes the electrical risks to field personnel by reducing the voltage at a ratio of 1000 to 1. The panel allows technicians to measure and test current, voltage, and even harmonics on a live system without the risk of working in the hazardous area.…

Arc Flash & Electrical Shock - It’s Black Or White Not Grey ›

October 17, 2012

CSA Z462-12  Workplace electrical safety, What’s New in 2012? This edition will both technically update the Standard and adds a considerable amount of resource material - especially for organizations seeking to make electrical safety an integral part of their safety management system. Following are a few of the key changes to this high- value, nationally-recognized safety standard. "Arc Rated" Protective Equipment New to this edition of Z462 is the term "arc rated" as applied to protective equipment. This term is being introduced to protective equipment in order to distinguish the arc flash protection offered from the flame resistance or flash-fire resistance (FR rating) of equipment or clothing. Note: the arc rating assigned to…