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Back Care – How Much Can I Lift?

ERG013
*** 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 – Seven Myths About Back Pain

BCL005
*** 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 causes of back pain can be complex and difficult to diagnose. What are some of the truths and myths?

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 changes.***

A guide to help employers understand the best practice of driving safely on the job.

Ergonomics – Slips, Trips and Falls

PH015
*** 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.***

To reduce the number of slips, trips and falls at your workplace, make sure you understand why they happen and use properly designed workspaces and work methods.

Fatigue, Extended Work Hours, and Safety in the Workplace

ERG015
*** 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.***

Fatigue is influenced by extended work hours, tough physical or mental activities, and loss of sleep. Fatigue affects people differently but it can increase a worker's hazard exposure

Impairment in the workplace

BP033
If impairment is a possible work site hazard, it must be controlled