Businesses across Canada have taken significant measures to protect their communities from the risks of COVID-19. And no measure is arguably greater than shutting down their operations, either fully or partially, to abide by declarations of emergency and help stop the viral spread. After several weeks of shutdowns, and equipment sitting idle, businesses are getting ready to return to a ‘new normal’. However, it’s not as simple as flicking on a switch. Important safety measures should be followed before restarting your equipment. Please find below some helpful tips to safely restart your equipment after a prolonged shutdown.