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Important Passport Tips for Canadians

First of all, the passport remains the exclusive property of the Government of Canada and the person is allowed to use it.

Safekeeping

As the custodian of this passport, it is your responsibility to keep it in a safe place at all times. If issued to a child, it is the parent or legal guardian’s responsibility to safeguard the passport on the child’s behalf.

When travelling: Do not leave a passport unattended in your luggage, vehicle, hotel room or esewhere. Lock it in a hotel safe or carry it securely in a moneybelt, purse or inside coat pocket.

At home: when no travelling, it is recommended that your passport be stored in a secure location in your home not easily accessibile to others.

Before you travel

Check the Government of Canada’s official Travel Advice and Advisories or each destination country at http://travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories. You will find up-to-date, country-specific advice on safety and security, entry and exit requirements, health concers, local laws and culture, and natural disasters and climate for more than 220 destinations worldwide.

Order or download a copy of Essential Information for Canadian Travellers and other publications for advice on safe and responsible travel at travel.gc.ca/publication.

Passport validity/expiry date: Check the expiry date of your passport before planning a trip. Many countries require that your passport be valid for several months after the date you plan to leave. Each country sets its own rules. so you should consult the Travel Advice and Advisories at travel.gc.ca/advice to confirm the requirements of each of your destination countries.

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Installing Safety Devices In The Lab

Installing safety devices in the lab is often the most important part of outfitting the lab. People need to make sure that they are using all the safety gear they can find to keep people out of harm’s way, and these items need to be purchased before the lab begins its work. The safety devices listed here make it easy for the lab to conduct work that is good for everyone involved. Also, the lab is able to show people that they are safe when they come to work.

Eye Wash Station

The eye wash station that is put in in the lab is a must for the people working in the lab. No one can know when they will get something in their eyes, but they will be able to recover from these problems when they have the eye wash station right there. These stations need to be set up like faucets. They connect to the plumbing, and they will run water whenever the people in the lab need it. Also, the people in the lab need to put a label on the station to show that it is ready to use.

Extinguishers

The extinguishers that are used in the space must be powerful enough to stop the fires that are happening because of the chemicals and other things in the lab. Most people do not realize that they need more than one extinguisher to put out all the fires that happen, but they can make sure that they have all these units when they order them from the same place. Fires can be put out easily, and they can all be labeled to make sure the workers use the right extinguishers on the right fires.

Gear

The gear that is needed in the lab must be ready for all workers to use. The workers can throw on lab coats and goggles when they get to work. Also, these items can be replaced easily without spending too much money.

The best way to keep a lab safe is to have all these items ready when the work begins on the best test.

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