Health and safety and industry associations in British Columbia’s manufacturing sector are working together through the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Our organizations are here to support manufacturers and food processors by providing health and safety support and education on how to develop and implement control plans and identify, source, and implement personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect workers and our essential supply chain.
These programs are in place to connect businesses in need with the appropriate personal protective equipment.
As Canada's industries return to work, there is an increased demand for PPE. The Rapid Response Platform automatically matches supply with demand, simplifying supplier discovery during the procurement process.
BC Food & Beverage has partnered with Evolution Fulfillment, a Vancouver logistics company, to provide Personal Protective Equipment on behalf of the food, beverage and natural health product manufacturing sector, as well as for the seafood and agriculture sectors in British Columbia.
The following BC and Canadian suppliers have PPE equipment, supplies and components available to purchase.
Safe & effective. Ultra Hand Sanitizer is made using 70% Food Grade Alcohol approved by Health Canada. Its quick drying, soothing gel formula keeps hands soft and doesn't dry out or your crack skin.
In response to Covid-19, Packright has begun manufacturing full face shields which are both distortion free and anti-fog. To date, they have shipped more than 22,000 units to fellow manufacturers and food processors in need.
JHJ Medical is a Canadian manufacturing company committed to helping Canadians respond to Covid-19 producing quality medical and non-medical disposable face masks, Health Canada approved, at a competitive price. At JHJ Medical we share the core values of integrity, honesty, and respect; qualities that are fundamental to building the trust of customers and to the longevity of a business. Despite any challenges, we remain committed to our customers, partners, and communities.
List of distilleries and craft breweries producing hand sanitizer.
Williams and White can provide a fast deployment face shields for aid in social distancing, hand sanitizer to eliminate microbes and germs and protective barriers to create separation during face-to-face interactions.
Trimcite is a Montreal based trimmings wholesaler who host everything from soft cord; woven; knitted; braided elastics to nose clips to cord stoppers. They are, also, selling large quantities of masks and thermometers. Please call or email for information on supplies for masks and visors such as elastic, cord stoppers, nose wires and clips.
Novo is being retooled to begin producing up to 100,000 surgical masks a day.
METHOD is producing METHOD FS1 face shields to help protect essential workers from exposure.
Levitt Safety has assembled a task force who are scouring the global supply market for sources of critically needed items.
You probably have a lot of questions about COVID-19 and your workplace. We’ll do our best to answer those concerns here.