COVID-19 Update

WSCC’s Yellowknife and Inuvik offices are now open to the public. Our Iqaluit office is currently closed to the public and our employees are working from home. Our services are still available online or on the phone. Visit our COVID-19 page for important service updates, and the COVID-19 Resource page for essential tools for your workplace.

Batteries

Publication Date: 
May 01 / 2019
Batteries are everywhere, including every car and truck. It is easy to forget how dangerous they can be, because we are around them all the time. Lead-acid batteries contain dangerous chemicals like hydrogen-oxygen gases and sulphuric acid. If they are not properly cared for, stored, or installed, batteries can pose a huge risk to workers and bystanders.