Buildings, equipment and vehicles

Resources for building management, as well as auto, crane, forklift and powered mobile vehicle safety resources. 

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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 website.***

An overview of mechanical hazards associated with conveyors, with information about hazard assessment and reduction.

Driving for Work; Developing Safe Practices for Employers and Workers

BP014
*** 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 website.***

Information on legal obligations, setting up a safe driving program and investigating incidents.

Forklift Health & Safety Best Practices Guideline

BP015
*** 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 website.***

Best practices to help employers fulfill their obligation to protect the health and safety of workers who operate or work around forklifts.

Guidelines for safety training of overhead crane operators and supervisors

IS009
Outlines the minimum recommended safety requirements for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of overhead cranes.

Indoor Air Quality

GH014
*** 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 website.***

Discusses the importance of air quality and health effects, factors in assessing air quality, controls and employer responsibility.

Indoor Air Quality Tool Kit

GH015
*** 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 website.***

A tool kit to help identify typical indoor air quality issues and suggest solutions to common problems.

Powered Mobile Equipment Rollover Safety Precautions

GS012
*** 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 website.***

Lists factors that contribute to mobile equipment rollover and recommended safety precautions.

Preventing Overhead Crane and Hoist Collisions: Use of Rubber Bumpers

CRA001
*** 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 website.***

Explains the OHS Code requirement that an overhead crane operating on rails, tracks or trolleys be equipped with a positive stop or limiting device, or that the stop or limiting device be attached to the rails, tracks or trolleys.

Recommended Practices in Health and Safety: A guide for Building Owners + Managers

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 website.***

Information for most commercial building owners or managers to create a safe and healthy workplace for their staff while complying with OHS legislation.

Securing Pipe and Other Cargo on Vehicles

GS001
*** 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 website.***

Information about securing pipe and other cargo, including employer and worker responsibilities, and recommended practices.

Snow and Ice on Commercial Vehicles

GS011
*** 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 website.***

Addresses the danger of snow and ice coming off commercial vehicles while in motion and the hazards associated with clearing snow and ice buildup.