As you can see from the chart, you need to be prepared for work in Canada's Spring and Fall with adequate clothing. Remember that these temperatures are averages, so daily temperatures could be much lower or higher.

AVERAGE TEMPERATURES IN CANADA
  MAR APR MAY SEP OCT NOV
HIGH -1°C
(30°F)
9°C
(49°F)
17°C
(63°F)
15°C
(59°F)
8°C
(47°F)
-5°C
(24°F)
LOW -4°C
(25°F)
3°C
(37°F)
8°C
(46°F)
3°C
(38°F)
-2°C
(2°F)
-14°C
(8°F)

Personal Protective Equipment

Your employer will provide all necessary personal protective equipment excepting safety footwear. You are responsible for arriving on the work site with proper safety footwear.

Safety glasses, hearing protection, hard hats, welding helmets, coveralls, gloves and other job- or site-specific safety equipment will be supplied so you can do your job safely.

If you have custom-fit hearing protection or prescription safety eyewear, you may bring it.

Please note most job sites do not allow facial hair.

Acceptable safety footwear includes boots that meet the following standards:

  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA Z195 - Green triangle on them)

    Canadian Standards Association

  • ASTM Standard F2413 (previously ANSI Z41)
  • ISO 20345:2004 (previously BS EN 345-1)