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Best Practices on Conveyor Safety

BP008
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

This guide is composed of two sections. Section I provides definitions, a general idea of conveyor components, an overview of mechanical hazards and information about hazard assessment and reduction. Section II covers safeguards against hazards during operation and maintenance of conveyor systems, and related worker training.

Building an Effective Health and Safety Management System

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

This resource helps you build a Health and Safety Management System. It is an introduction of processes designed to decrease the incidence of injury and illness in the employer's operation

Building owners and managers: Recommended Practices in Health and Safety Guidelines

BP006
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

A Guide for Building Owners and Managers includes the information most commercial building owners or managers need to begin to create a safe and healthy workplace for their staff.

Clarifying Requirements Applicable to Prescription Safety Eyewear

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

The word "approved" has a special significance in the OHS Code. It means that the prescription eyewear must be approved or certified as prescription safety eyewear by a nationally accredited independent third-party organization.

Developing a First Aid Plan

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*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

The purpose of this Safety Bulletin is to describe the basics of a First Aid Plan, which is one component of an overall Emergency Response Program.

Development of a Code of Practice for Respiratory Protective Equipment

PPE004
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS changes.***

The employer is responsible for selecting, providing, and maintaining RPE but may designate a competent worker to undertake this responsibility