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Refrigerants – Health and Safety Issues Associated with the Ozone-Friendly Refrigerant HCFC-123

CH043
*** 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.***

Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) have ideal properties for use as refrigerants. They are nonflammable, chemically stable and low in toxicity

Reporting and Investigating Injuries and Incidents

LI016
This resource provides an overview of how and when to report injuries and incidents in the workplace.

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 changes.***

Workers must understand the employer's policies and procedures, supplier's load patterns, and methods of preventing equipment and materials from moving during transport.

Selecting Hand Tools

ERG023
*** 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.***

Poorly designed hand tools — too heavy, poorly balanced, with a grip that is too large, the wrong shape, or slippery — can lead to injuries of the hand, wrist, forearm, shoulder, and neck.

Sewage – Worker Exposure

GH017
*** 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.***

What precautions should I take when working in sewage environment.

Sewer Entry – Sewer Entry Guidelines

CH037
*** 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.***

Workers face conditions that may be immediately dangerous to life or health when entering sewer systems for repair or maintenance.