Musculoskeletal injury (MSI) prevention

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. Nearly 40 cents of every dollar spent on workplace injury claims in British Columbia are related to musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs)—strains, sprains, and inflammation that not only keep people […]

Fall protection

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. Fall protection is your lifeline to protect you from serious injury or death in the event of a fall. Damage to any of the equipment will reduce its […]

Hearing conservation

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. In industrial work environments, machines and equipment often add up to frequent or sustained periods of noise. Occupational hearing loss is one of the most common and life-changing […]

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a worker’s last line of defense when other safety controls cannot be implemented. From masks and ventilators to gloves, hard hats, and safety […]

Hot Work

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. Hot work creates sparks, flame, or fire that must be monitored after being extinguished—creating a risk that flammable materials or vapour clouds could possibly ignite or explode. Learn […]

Mobile equipment

Mobile equipment includes all wheeled or tracked, motor or engine powered, and any attached or towed equipment. It doesn’t include vehicles on fixed rails or tracks.

Lockout

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. When business operations depend on the use of complicated machinery, establishing safety requirements is critical to keep workers safe. Lockout ensures that machines do not start up unexpectedly. […]

Safeguarding

In the Safety Committee Track, get an overview of important industrial safety topics to help you identify hazards and opportunities to improve workplace safety throughout your facility. When business operations depend on the use of complicated machinery, establishing safety requirements is critical to keep workers safe. Machine guards prevent worker access to moving parts of […]