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Assessment and Control of Psychological Hazards in the Workplace

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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.***

Psychological hazards are elements of the work environment, management practices or organizational practices that pose a risk to mental health and well-being.

Audiometric Testing - OHS information for employers and workers

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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 bulletin is intended to assist employers to meet the requirements of the audiometric testing component of the noise management asrequired by the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.

Avian Influenza – Best Practices

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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.***

A general review of the Avian Influenza and how to prevent the spread of it.

Back Care – How Much Can I Lift?

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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.***

A variety of variables should be considered when lifting including age, health, strength and the size and shape of the object.

Back Care – Let’s Back Up a Bit: Some Truths About Back Belts

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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.***

Problems may also arise from a worker's false sense of security when wearing the belt.

Back Care – Lifting and Handling Loads: Part 1, Reviewing the Issues

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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.***

Also known as manual handling or manual materials handling, the lifting and handling of loads including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, holding, dragging and supporting objects.