Creating Safe Work Procedures

Creating Safe Work Procedures What are safe work procedures?​ Safe work procedures are: Based on information gathered by a risk assessment. Developed in consultation with the safety and health committee or representative. Approved by management. Understood by workers...

Regulations and Key Terms

Regulations and Key Terms Regulations This course is based on the following federal and provincial workplace health and safety requirements: Federal Safe work procedures: Federal: Canada Labour Code Part 2: 125 (1)(q)   Provincial Safe work procedures:...

What are job hazards?

  What are Job Hazards to Look for? There are 5 categories of hazards that can cause harm or have adverse health effects: Physical Musculoskeletal Chemical/ Mineral Psychological Biological Physical Some examples of physical hazards are: Slip, trip , fall Machinery...

Using a Risk Assessment Matrix Tool

  Using a Risk Assessment Matrix Tool Topic 1: The Risk Assessment The risk matrix is based on two intersecting factors: the severity of the hazard and the frequency in which the worker is exposed to the hazard. In other words, it’s a tool that helps you...

Recognizing the Potential Loss (Injury)

  Recognizing the Potential Loss (Injury) Identifying the Potential loss Once you have all the tasks listed under the hazard effect column, it’s time to identify what the most likely potential loss may be. This is the action that you will be conducting the risk...