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Occupations and Workplaces: Server - General

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Please also see the occupational profile about cooks, as other health and safety hazards may be present if the server spends time in the kitchen or cooking area. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Diseases, Disorders and Injuries: Ebola

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Unlike small viruses, such as influenza virus, Ebola virus cannot easily pass from person to person in the air and cannot survive for very long on surfaces outside of the body. There are other diseases and other haemorrhagic fevers that present the same symptoms as the Ebola virus disease.

Occupations and Workplaces: Retail Sales and Service - General

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for retail sales and service personnel? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Health and Safety Programs: Workplace Housekeeping - Checklist for Workplace Hou ...

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Clean up tools and unused materials after finishing a job or before leaving the job site. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Chemicals and Materials: How Workplace Chemicals Enter the Body

Breathing of contaminated air is the most common way that workplace chemicals enter the body. Regardless of the way the chemical gets into the body, once it is in the body it is distributed in the body by the blood stream. Although eye splashes or eye contamination by workplace chemicals is fairly common, chemicals usually do not enter the body this way.

Forklift Trucks: Forklift Trucks - Work Platforms to Elevate Personnel

A forklift work platform is a unit or cage that is integrated (built in), or designed to be supported on the forks of a lift truck. In most cases, work platforms that support workers should only be used if other methods are not available, such as ladders, scaffolds, other elevating work platforms, etc. Do not work on a work platform unless the lift truck is on a firm flat surface, and the platform is equipped with guardrails, travel restraint system, or fall-arresting system.

Health and Safety Programs: First Aid - Administering Naloxone (naloxone hydroch ...

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. The person given naloxone may experience acute opioid withdrawal, leading to pain, distress, and agitation. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

WHMIS 2015 - Glossary: WHMIS 2015 - Glossary - N-Z

Physical hazards not otherwise classified (PHNOC) – hazardous products classified in this hazard class present a physical hazard that is different from any other physical hazard addressed in the HPR. Self-heating substances and mixtures – hazardous products classified in this hazard class are products that may catch fire, or that may catch fire when in large quantities. Specific target organ toxicity (STOT) - Single exposure – hazardous products classified in this hazard class cause or ...

Health and Safety Programs: Inspection Checklist - Sample Checklist for Outdoor ...

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Â Â Â Exits / Fire Safety Are all emergency exits, exit doors, landings, and steps from the building well marked, unblocked, and kept in good condition? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Health and Safety Programs: Sanitation and Infection Control for Cleaning Staff

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. If you work in a health care setting, please ask your supervisor or infection control officer for more information. Check product labels and safety data sheets (SDSs) (if available) to know the potential hazards and safe work practices for all cleaning and disinfecting products you use.

Landscaping: Landscaping - Riding Lawn Mowers

What are some safety tips when using riding lawn mowers? Be aware of the mower's safety features, including how to stop the mower quickly in case of an emergency. Set mower at the highest cutting point when operating on rough ground before starting the mower.

Ergonomics: Extended Workday: Health & Safety Issues

Extended workdays refer to work schedules having longer than normal workdays. Usually workers on extended workday schedules work fewer than five days a week. For example, fatigue resulting from long hours of work and a shorter length of time between work shifts is an important concern for the health and safety of workers on extended workdays.

Manual Materials Handling (MMH): MMH - Health Hazards

The worker can also suffer these injuries by falling or by colliding with objects. Recovery from back injuries can take a long time and further injury may occur, making the problem worse. Tasks that involve manual handling exceeding the worker's physical capacity and a poor workplace layout are the most common causes of back injuries.

Chemicals and Materials: Diesel Exhaust

Short term exposure to diesel exhaust can cause coughing, and irritation of the eyes, nose, throat, and respiratory tract. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), which is part of the World Health Organization (WHO), classified diesel engine exhaust as carcinogenic to humans (Group 1), determining that exposure to diesel exhaust emissions increases the risk for lung cancer and possibly bladder cancer. Who is at risk of exposure to diesel exhaust?

WHMIS 2015: WHMIS 2015 - WHMIS Program

When a product is brought into the workplace, it is essential to know the hazards of the product. All workers who work with a hazardous product (or who may be exposed to a hazardous product) must learn about the hazards associated with these products. Provide instruction to workers whenever new products are received or new hazard and/or hazard control information becomes available.

Occupations and Workplaces: Paramedics

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for paramedics? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Occupations and Workplaces: Caregiver/Housekeeper

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. What are some health and safety issues for caregivers and housekeepers? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Manual Materials Handling (MMH): MMH - Introduction

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Does CCOHS have other information on manual materials handling? Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.

Welding: Welding - Ventilation

For processes such as welding, brazing, soldering, and torch cutting, the primary purpose of ventilation is to remove air contaminants from the worker's breathing zone. What types of ventilation can be used to remove air contaminants from a welder's breathing zone? Mechanical dilution ventilation uses wall fans, roof exhaust fans, or other mechanical means to prevent airborne contaminants from entering a worker's breathing zone.

Chainsaws: Chainsaws - Kickback

Easy-to-read, question-and-answer fact sheets covering a wide range of workplace health and safety topics, from hazards to diseases to ergonomics to workplace promotion. Install a safety tip that covers the nose of the guide bar on the saw to prevent contact with the kickback zone. Add a badge to your website or intranet so your workers can quickly find answers to their health and safety questions.


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