Health and Safety Centre News - May 7, 2002


Edited by: Prevention Internet Services/Publications


HAZARD ALERT 2002-03 (FATALITY)
Worker crushed to death by overturned lawnmower (153K PDF)
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a36.htm

INDUSTRIAL KITCHENS SAFETY POSTERS AVAILABLE ONLINE
A series of 6 posters on health and safety risks in industrial kitchens is now available online. The safety posters remind workers about the importance of guards and safeguards, proper lifting techniques, safe clean-up of spills, treatment of burns, and safe use of chemical cleaners.
To view or download, visit:
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a43.htm

NEW GUIDELINE FOR
PART 3 DIVISION 3 OF THE ACT

G-D3-124 Responsibilities of the Persons/Parties in a Workplace
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a37.htm

NEW GUIDELINE FOR
PART 11 OF THE OHS REGULATION

G11.2(5)(c) Fall protection and structural concrete block construction
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a38.htm

POLICY RELATED TO PART 3 DIVISION 1 OF THE ACT NOW ONLINE
This policy provides guidance on how WCB officers will exercise their powers in situations where there are jurisdictional limits on their powers because of certain federal or provincial legislation.
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a39.htm

WORKSAFE BULLETIN 2002-02
PROPERLY INSTALL, INSPECT, AND LOAD TEST OVERHEAD PATIENT/RESIDENT TRACK LIFTS
This bulletin describes the causes of an accident involving an overhead patient/resident track lift system and actions required by employers, lift suppliers, installers, and workers to prevent recurrence of such an incident. (205K PDF)
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a40.htm

PARTS OF THE REGULATION THAT APPLY TO FRAME SCAFFOLDING
The Health and Safety Centre now has a list of sections of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation that have been identified as being most relevant to frame scaffolding. Other sections of the Workers Compensation Act or OHS Regulation may also apply to your workplace. This compilation does not exempt you from the other sections of the OHS Regulation that may apply to your workplace.
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a41.htm

FRAME SCAFFOLD RESOURCE LIST
This list identifies items that you may require to set up a frame scaffold: (21K PDF)
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a42.htm

MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURY (MSI) PREVENTION BULLETINS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE
Five MSI Prevention Bulletins on common MSI injuries in various jobs can be viewed or downloaded at WorkSafe online:
http://www.healthandsafetycentre.org/fwd/a44.htm


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