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3 in 1 cd: OHS Legislation Awareness, Hazard Assessment and Control, Incident

A training guide that explains how to develop a hazard assessment and what type of control can be used.

Audiometric Testing - OHS information for employers and workers

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

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

Back Care – How Much Can I Lift?

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

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

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.

Back Care – Lifting and Handling Loads: Part 2, Assessing Ergonomic Hazards

The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards that can cause or aggravate work-related materials handling injuries, and to then reduce worker exposure.