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A User's Guide to Conveyor Belt Safety

A User's Guide to Conveyor Belt Safety

This guide suggests possible preventative measures so that work on or near conveyors can be performed safely. Developed by IRSST/CSST in collaboration with stakeholders.

1900 KB PDF
Abrasive (Grinding) Wheels

Abrasive (Grinding) Wheels

This guideline helps you understand the hazards associated with abrasive grinding wheels and how to control them.
420 KB pdf
Agricultural Safety Topic - Battery Safety (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Battery Safety (English)

Lead-acid storage batteries are chemical machines that produce power on demand. Learn how to use and store batteries in a safe manner.

652 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Battery Safety (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Battery Safety (Spanish)

Lead-acid storage batteries are chemical machines that produce power on demand. Learn how to use and store batteries in a safe manner.

661 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Caught in or Caught-Between Objects (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Caught in or Caught-Between Objects (English)

To understand why accidents involving being caught-in or between objects occur and how to prevent them.

205 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Caught in or Caught-Between Objects (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Caught in or Caught-Between Objects (Spanish)

To understand why accidents involving being caught-in or between objects occur and how to prevent them.

629 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Chain Saws (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Chain Saws (English)

To know what safety precautions to take when working with a chain saw and to practice proper maintenance of the chain saw.

376 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Chain Saws (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Chain Saws (Spanish)

To know what safety precautions to take when working with a chain saw and to practice proper maintenance of the chain saw.

801 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Chock & Block (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Chock & Block (English)

To be able to secure a vehicle or piece of equipment using the proper chock and block method.

429 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Chock & Block (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Chock & Block (Spanish)

To be able to secure a vehicle or piece of equipment using the proper chock and block method.

820 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Cold Weather Exposure (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Cold Weather Exposure (English)

To recognize the symptoms and results of overexposure to the cold and the precautions for preventing overexposure.

216 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Cold Weather Exposure (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Cold Weather Exposure (Spanish)

To recognize the symptoms and results of overexposure to the cold and the precautions for preventing overexposure.

643 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Electrical Shock (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Electrical Shock (English)

High voltage, current, grounding and resistance are basic electrical terms. Electricity and proper grounding work together for safety.

205 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Electrical Shock (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Electrical Shock (Spanish)

High voltage, current, grounding and resistance are basic electrical terms. Electricity and proper grounding work together for safety.

603 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Farm Pond Safety (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Farm Pond Safety (English)

A farm pond is used to control soil erosion and flooding and to provide water for recreational purposes, livestock, irrigation, fire protection, and fish production.

318 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Farm Pond Safety (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Farm Pond Safety (Spanish)

A farm pond is used to control soil erosion and flooding and to provide water for recreational purposes, livestock, irrigation, fire protection, and fish production.

662 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - First on the Scene (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - First on the Scene (English)

Unlike automobile accidents farm rescues are more difficult due to the ruggedness of the farm equipment and poor accessibility to the scene.

209 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - First on the Scene (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - First on the Scene (Spanish)

Unlike automobile accidents farm rescues are more difficult due to the ruggedness of the farm equipment and poor accessibility to the scene.

608 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Flammble Liquids (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Flammble Liquids (English)

Flammables should be stored in a self-closing safety can. Storing flammables in open containers can cause the liquid to vaporize and create an ignitable mixture.

204 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Flammble Liquids (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Flammble Liquids (Spanish)

Flammables should be stored in a self-closing safety can. Storing flammables in open containers can cause the liquid to vaporize and create an ignitable mixture.

604 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Held Tools (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Held Tools (English)

To be able to use hand held tools in a safe manner.

204 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Held Tools (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Held Tools (Spanish)

To be able to use hand held tools in a safe manner.

602 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Pallet Trucks (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Pallet Trucks (English)

Moving materials with a hand pallet truck may seem easy, but safe handling requires skill.

202 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Pallet Trucks (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Hand Pallet Trucks (Spanish)

Moving materials with a hand pallet truck may seem easy, but safe handling requires skill.

600 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Harvesting Equipment wth Cutterbars (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Harvesting Equipment wth Cutterbars (English)

Cutterbar-equiped harvesting equipment includes sickle cutterbars, rotary disk cutterbars and field combines. The operator should be familiar with the mechanisms and the safety precautions to follow when using harvesting equipment.

202 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Harvesting Equipment wth Cutterbars (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Harvesting Equipment wth Cutterbars (Spanish)

Cutterbar-equiped harvesting equipment includes sickle cutterbars, rotary disk cutterbars and field combines. The operator should be familiar with the mechanisms and the safety precautions to follow when using harvesting equipment.

601 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Heat Stress (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Heat Stress (English)

To be able to identify symptoms of heat stroke and exhaustion and recognize emergency procedures for both.

280 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Heat Stress (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Heat Stress (Spanish)

To be able to identify symptoms of heat stroke and exhaustion and recognize emergency procedures for both.

668 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Hydraulic Systems (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Hydraulic Systems (English)

To know the hazards that could occur from working with hydraulic equipment and how to prevent them.

203 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Hydraulic Systems (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Hydraulic Systems (Spanish)

To know the hazards that could occur from working with hydraulic equipment and how to prevent them.

601 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Intro to Agricultural Safety (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Intro to Agricultural Safety (English)

To know that safety training is important and that it can reduce accidents.

206 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Intro to Agricultural Safety (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Intro to Agricultural Safety (Spanish)

To know that safety training is important and that it can reduce accidents.

604 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Jacks (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Jacks (English)

To know how to correctly use jacks for equipment repairs.

203 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Jacks (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Jacks (Spanish)

To know how to correctly use jacks for equipment repairs.

628 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Loading Docks & Warehouses (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Loading Docks & Warehouses (English)

To be able to recognize loading dock and warehouse hazards.

204 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Loading Docks & Warehouses (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Loading Docks & Warehouses (Spanish)

To be able to recognize loading dock and warehouse hazards.

601 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Lockout Tagout (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Lockout Tagout (English)

To be able to properly lockout and tagout equipment.

246 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Lockout Tagout (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Lockout Tagout (Spanish)

To be able to properly lockout and tagout equipment.

672 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Material Handling Devices (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Material Handling Devices (English)

To be able to use tools and equipment effectively and safely to move farm materials.

502 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Material Handling Devices (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Material Handling Devices (Spanish)

To be able to use tools and equipment effectively and safely to move farm materials.

928 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Musculskeletal Disorders Prevention (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Musculskeletal Disorders Prevention (English)

To help identify potential MSD hazards in the workplace that can lead to injuries, including sprains and strains.

202 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Musculskeletal Disorders Prevention (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Musculskeletal Disorders Prevention (Spanish)

To help identify potential MSD hazards in the workplace that can lead to injuries, including sprains and strains.

627 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - No Riders on Farm Lawn Equipment (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - No Riders on Farm Lawn Equipment (English)

To know the dangers associated with riders on farm equipment and mowers.

204 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - No Riders on Farm Lawn Equipment (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - No Riders on Farm Lawn Equipment (Spanish)

To know the dangers associated with riders on farm equipment and mowers.

604 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Orchard Ladder Safety (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Orchard Ladder Safety (English)

To be able properly use orchard ladders.

218 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Orchard Ladder Safety (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Orchard Ladder Safety (Spanish)

To be able properly use orchard ladders.

616 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Overhead Electrical Hazards (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Overhead Electrical Hazards (English)

To be able to prevent contact with overhead power supply lines.

205 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Overhead Electrical Hazards (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Overhead Electrical Hazards (Spanish)

To be able to prevent contact with overhead power supply lines.

602 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Personal Eye Protection (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Personal Eye Protection (English)

To learn the proper use and care of eye protection.

486 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Personal Eye Protection (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Personal Eye Protection (Spanish)

To learn the proper use and care of eye protection.

875 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Portable Fire Extinguishers (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Portable Fire Extinguishers (English)

To know how to identify the types of fire extinguishers and be able to properly use them.

207 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Portable Fire Extinguishers (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Portable Fire Extinguishers (Spanish)

To know how to identify the types of fire extinguishers and be able to properly use them.

633 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Lawn Mowers (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Lawn Mowers (English)

To be able to operate power lawn mowers according to safety guidelines.

204 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Lawn Mowers (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Lawn Mowers (Spanish)

To be able to operate power lawn mowers according to safety guidelines.

630 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Take Off (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Take Off (English)

To become aware of the dangers of the Power Take Off (PTO) systems, and to learn to use the system safely.

639 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Take Off (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Power Take Off (Spanish)

To become aware of the dangers of the Power Take Off (PTO) systems, and to learn to use the system safely.

644 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Falls (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Falls (English)

To be able to recognize hazards and be able to prevent falls.

205 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Falls (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Falls (Spanish)

To be able to recognize hazards and be able to prevent falls.

631 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Lifting & Overxertion Injuries (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Lifting & Overxertion Injuries (English)

To be able to lift properly to avoid injuries.

641 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Lifting & Overxertion Injuries (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Lifting & Overxertion Injuries (Spanish)

To be able to lift properly to avoid injuries.

654 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Machine Hazards (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Machine Hazards (English)

To reduce hazards and prevent accidents involving machinery.

202 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Machine Hazards (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Preventing Machine Hazards (Spanish)

To reduce hazards and prevent accidents involving machinery.

602 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Proper Use of Ladders (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Proper Use of Ladders (English)

To be able to demonstrate the safe use ladders that are used primarily for construction and/or maintenance jobs.

203 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Proper Use of Ladders (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Proper Use of Ladders (Spanish)

To be able to demonstrate the safe use ladders that are used primarily for construction and/or maintenance jobs.

629 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Properly Cleaning Storing Respirators (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Properly Cleaning Storing Respirators (English)

To be able to clean and store respirators according to the presented guidelines.

441 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Properly Cleaning Storing Respirators (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Properly Cleaning Storing Respirators (Spanish)

To be able to clean and store respirators according to the presented guidelines.

867 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Against Noise (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Against Noise (English)

To know the effect of noise on hearing, and to practice proper protection against unsafe noise levels.

277 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Against Noise (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Against Noise (Spanish)

To know the effect of noise on hearing, and to practice proper protection against unsafe noise levels.

702 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Hands & Fingers (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Hands & Fingers (English)

To understand the need to protect fingers and hands, and how to prevent injuries.

206 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Hands & Fingers (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting Hands & Fingers (Spanish)

To understand the need to protect fingers and hands, and how to prevent injuries.

605 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting the Head (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting the Head (English)

To know when and what type of head protection to use.

268 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting the Head (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protecting the Head (Spanish)

To know when and what type of head protection to use.

665 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protective Gloves (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protective Gloves (English)

To be able to choose what type of gloves are needed for the job.

644 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Protective Gloves (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Protective Gloves (Spanish)

To be able to choose what type of gloves are needed for the job.

1004 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Respirator Fit (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Respirator Fit (English)

To wear the correct respirator for the job and make sure it fits properly.

606 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Respirator Fit (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Respirator Fit (Spanish)

To wear the correct respirator for the job and make sure it fits properly.

633 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Rollover Protective Structures (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Rollover Protective Structures (English)

To understand the risk of tractor overturns, and the effectiveness of the proper use of Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS).

970 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Rollover Protective Structures (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Rollover Protective Structures (Spanish)

To understand the risk of tractor overturns, and the effectiveness of the proper use of Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS).

1390 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Rotary Agricultural Mowers (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Rotary Agricultural Mowers (English)

To understand hazards associated with rotary mowers and methods for reducing those hazards.

663 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Rotary Agricultural Mowers (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Rotary Agricultural Mowers (Spanish)

To understand hazards associated with rotary mowers and methods for reducing those hazards.

679 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Skid-Steers and Loaders (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Skid-Steers and Loaders (English)

To understand and know how to prevent the dangers associated with the skid-steers and loaders.

1040 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Skid-Steers and Loaders (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Skid-Steers and Loaders (Spanish)

To understand and know how to prevent the dangers associated with the skid-steers and loaders.

1450 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Skin Irritants (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Skin Irritants (English)

To be able to describe the hazards that can occur when solvents and acids come in contact with the skin, and know how to prevent this exposure.

636 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Skin Irritants (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Skin Irritants (Spanish)

To be able to describe the hazards that can occur when solvents and acids come in contact with the skin, and know how to prevent this exposure.

661 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Starting & Stopping a Tractor (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Starting & Stopping a Tractor (English)

To be able to start and stop a tractor the proper way.

435 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Starting & Stopping a Tractor (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Starting & Stopping a Tractor (Spanish)

To be able to start and stop a tractor the proper way.

860 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Struck-by Accidents (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Struck-by Accidents (English)

To know the common hazards associated with falling objects so that accidents can be prevented.

204 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Struck-by Accidents (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Struck-by Accidents (Spanish)

To know the common hazards associated with falling objects so that accidents can be prevented.

602 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Substance Abuse Accidents (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Substance Abuse Accidents (English)

To know the effects of alcohol and drugs on the body and be aware of the on-the-job problems substance abuse can cause.

206 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Substance Abuse Accidents (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Substance Abuse Accidents (Spanish)

To know the effects of alcohol and drugs on the body and be aware of the on-the-job problems substance abuse can cause.

632 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Sun Exposure (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Sun Exposure (English)

To learn the possible outcomes of overexposure to the sun, and how to prevent overexposure.

298 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Sun Exposure (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Sun Exposure (Spanish)

To learn the possible outcomes of overexposure to the sun, and how to prevent overexposure.

696 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Tractors Self-Propelled Farm Equipment (English)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Tractors Self-Propelled Farm Equipment (English)

To be able to safely operate tractors and other self-propelled farm equipment.

203 KB PDF
Agricultural Safety Topic - Tractors Self-Propelled Farm Equipment (Spanish)

Agricultural Safety Topic - Tractors Self-Propelled Farm Equipment (Spanish)

To be able to safely operate tractors and other self-propelled farm equipment.

602 KB PDF
Agricultural Tractor Safety

Agricultural Tractor Safety

Tractors are involved in many farm accidents--accounting for about two-thirds of all fatalities.  Manufacturers have added many safety features, but these do not replace a trained operator who is aware of the potential hazards of operating a tractor safely.
381 KB pdf
Amendments to Part 2 of the Canada Labour Code

Amendments to Part 2 of the Canada Labour Code

Amendments to Part 2 of the Canada Labour Code

724 KB PDF
Arborist Industry Safe Work Practices

Arborist Industry Safe Work Practices

The Arborist Safe Work Practices (ASWP) contain arboricultural safety requirements for planting, pruning, repairing, maintaining and removing woody plants, cutting brush and for using equipment in such operations, outside of the Construction or Industrial Legislated Limits of Approach to energized electrical apparatus.
2190 KB PDF
Battery Safety

Battery Safety

Lead-acid batteries can produce explosive mixtures of hydrogen and oxygen gases when they are being charged.  This guideline helps you understand the hazards and control the risks.
242 KB pdf
Body Work and Repainting Vehicles

Body Work and Repainting Vehicles

Preparing vehicles for body work or repainting involves many hazards to the eyes, skin, hearing and breathing.
306 KB pdf
Brochure for small business in the vehicle sales and service sector: your health & safety GPS

Brochure for small business in the vehicle sales and service sector: your health & safety GPS

Time constraints, lack of resources, overabundance of regulations, economic stresses: sound familiar? This easy-to-navigate brochure lists on two pages everything you need to know and do to reach your health and safety destination, and includes a list of MOL and other resources you can trust. Specifically addresses the vehicle sales and service sector.

857 KB PDF
Brochure for small business: your health and safety GPS

Brochure for small business: your health and safety GPS

Time constraints, lack of resources, overabundance of regulations, economic stresses: sound familiar? This easy-to-navigate brochure lists on two pages everything you need to know and do to reach your health and safety destination, and includes a list of MOL and other resources you can trust. Addresses businesses in all sectors.

857 KB PDF
Broiler Chicken Industry Safe Work Practices

Broiler Chicken Industry Safe Work Practices

To address the lack of documented safety guidelines for the poultry industry, an industry representative group convened to create the Broiler Chicken Industry Safe Work Practices. The practices outline the minimum requirements for poultry workers to work safely in Ontario.

1000 KB PDF
Business Pandemic Preparedness Checklist

Business Pandemic Preparedness Checklist

Is your business prepared for a pandemic?  Use this sample checklist to assess your readiness.
335 KB pdf
Carbon Monoxide in the Workplace

Carbon Monoxide in the Workplace

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a leading cause of chemical poisoning in both the workplace and the home.  This guide will provide basic information about carbon monoxide, its hazards, detection and control.
993 KB pdf
Changing Engine Oil in Inboard Motors

Changing Engine Oil in Inboard Motors

This guideline provides information about the hazards associated with changing engine oil in inboard motors and offers safe work guidelines to minimalize or eliminate the hazard.
265 KB pdf
Closing the Loop:  Setting Up a Health & Safety System in your Small Business (Generic)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in your Small Business (Generic)

This guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety.  Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

To purchase a copy of this guide, please visit the online catalogue.
1934 KB pdf
Closing the Loop:  Setting Up a Health & Safety System in your Small Business (Manufacturing)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in your Small Business (Manufacturing)

Developed in partnership with the Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME), this guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety.  Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

To purchase a copy of the guide, please visit the online catalogue.
1963 KB pdf
Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Landscaping & Growers)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Landscaping & Growers)

Developed in partnership with Landscape Ontario, this guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety.  Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

To purchase a copy of the guide, please visit the online catalogue.
2213 KB pdf
Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Retail)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Retail)

Developed in partnership with the Retail Council of Canada, this guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety.  Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

To purchase a copy of this guide, please visit the online catalogue.
1820 KB pdf
Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Tourism & Hospitality)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Tourism & Hospitality)

Developed in partnership with the Tourism Industry Association of Ontario, this guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety.  Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

To purchase a copy of this guide, please visit the online catalogue.
1998 KB pdf
Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Vehicle Sales & Service)

Closing the Loop: Setting Up a Health & Safety System in Your Small Business (Vehicle Sales & Service)

This guide helps you navigate through the rules and regulations that govern workplace health and safety.  Includes a self-assessment tool to help you get started.

To purchase a copy of this guide, please visit the online catalogue.
907 KB PDF
Cooking and Baking

Cooking and Baking

This guideline highlights the hazards associated with cooking and baking and provides safe work guidelines to help minimalize or eliminate the risk.
265 KB pdf
Discomfort Survey

Discomfort Survey

An assessment survey to determine musculoskeletal disorders.
341 KB pdf
Doing a Circle Check on Your Truck

Doing a Circle Check on Your Truck

Completing a circle check is an important step in ensuring your safety, and the safety of others.
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Employee Risk Assessment Questionnaire

Employee Risk Assessment Questionnaire

Complete this questionnaire to determine your risk of workplace violence.
351 KB pdf
Ergonomic Best Practices for the Wood Pallet and Container Association

Ergonomic Best Practices for the Wood Pallet and Container Association

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions or injuries that generally develop over a period of time as a result of repeated exposure to awkward postures, excessive force, and high rates of repetition. They are the most prevalent reported injury and within the wood pallet and container industry this is no exception.
1100 KB PDF
Ergonomic Handbook for the Clothing Industry

Ergonomic Handbook for the Clothing Industry

Published by the Union of Needletrades, Industrial Textile Employees, the Institute for Work & Health, and the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers, Inc.

This book looks at conditions in the clothing industry to find out how wrist, shoulder, neck and back injuries can be prevented.
1497 KB pdf
Eye Safety

Eye Safety

"Goggle Up" in the workplace

Did you know that up to 90% of eye injuries are entirely preventable?

In 2011 across the province, there were almost 25,000 eye injuries requiring care from a hospital and/or from an eye surgeon. It is estimated that 90% of these injuries could have been prevented with the use of protective eyewear.

This downloadable infographic shows how easy it is to prevent eye injuries and reduce to the number of eye injuries in Ontario. It's simple! Just remember to "Goggle up".

792 KB PDF
Falls Infographic Poster

Falls Infographic Poster

Did you know that there were more than 10,000 Lost time injuries resulting from Falls in Ontario in 2012? The cost was more than $73.2-million. Download this free Falls Awareness poster for an eye-opening look at some of the stats around falling in the workplace, and what your business can do about it.

1900 KB pdf
Federal Labour Program IPC

Federal Labour Program IPC

Federal Labour Program IPC

2400 KB PDF
Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers

This guideline sets out conditions for effective fire extinguisher use, fire extinguishing methods and types.
334 KB pdf
Fire Protection

Fire Protection

This guideline is designed to help you develop a fire protection program, or to identify areas in your existing program that may need improvement.
377 KB pdf
First Aid at Work

First Aid at Work

First Aid is the immediate care given to a person who is injured or who suddenly becomes ill.  It can range from cleaning a cut and applying a bandage, to helping someone who is choking or having a heart attack.
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Flammable Liquids Storage

Flammable Liquids Storage

This guideline is designed to help you store flammable liquids safely in industrial workplaces where they are for incidental use or in closed containers. 
232 KB pdf
Flowing Grain Entrapment

Flowing Grain Entrapment

Grain storage structures and handling equipment create hazardous work situations.  Workers who work with grain--loading, unloading, or moving--must be aware of the hazards of flowing grain and ways to prevent a grain entrapment situation.
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Flyer for small business in the vehicle sales and service sector: your health and safety GPS

Flyer for small business in the vehicle sales and service sector: your health and safety GPS

Post this attractive flyer, which contains the same information in the brochure for small business (above), on your bulletin boards, and share the tips, information and links widely. Specifically addresses the vehicle sales and service sector.

828 KB PDF
General Awareness of Occupational Skin Disease (Fact Sheet)

General Awareness of Occupational Skin Disease (Fact Sheet)

Occupational skin disease fact sheet providing general awareness recommendations. This document is part of a suite consisting of 3 fact sheets. The purpose is to provide high level occupational skin disease overview and education.
166 KB PDF
Good Housekeeping at Work

Good Housekeeping at Work

Experience has shown that good housekeeping is an essential part of your company's health and safety program and benefits both employers and employees.
228 KB pdf
Hazard Management Tool

Hazard Management Tool

The purpose of this tool, developed by the WSIB in collaboration with the HSO members, is to provide workplaces with a step-by-step approach to recognizing, assessing and controlling hazards, and monitoring the ongoing effectiveness of those controls.
60 KB pdf
Hazard Prevention Program Regulation 19

Hazard Prevention Program Regulation 19

Hazard Prevention Program Regulation 19

866 KB PDF
Hazardous Occurrance Investigation Recording and Reporting

Hazardous Occurrance Investigation Recording and Reporting

Hazardous Occurrance Investigation Recording and Reporting

1015 KB PDF
Health and Safety Action Plan Form

Health and Safety Action Plan Form

Since each workplace is unique, no training program can provide information on workplace-specific hazard controls. That is why JHSC members must create an action plan to identify, assess and control the significant hazards in consultation with the employer. Use this electronic form to help you formulate your action plan.
393 KB pdf
Health and Safety Guidelines for Agriculture, Horticulture and Landscape Employers and Employees

Health and Safety Guidelines for Agriculture, Horticulture and Landscape Employers and Employees

This guideline highlights the hazards associated with working in agriculture, horticulture and landscape industries and provides safe work guidelines to reduce or eliminate risk.
431 KB PDF
Health and Safety Representatives

Health and Safety Representatives

Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act (the Act) is built on the principle that workers and employers must work together to identify and resolve health and safety problems in the workplace. To meet this goal, health and safety representatives are required by law in a large number of Ontario workplaces [section 8(1)]. This document provides answers to commonly asked questions about health and safey representatives.
355 KB pdf
Healthy Workplaces: Journey to Excellence - The Complete Guide

Healthy Workplaces: Journey to Excellence - The Complete Guide

Six chapters devoted to helping you establish a healthy workplace, including definitions, how to get started, and benefits versus costs.
496 KB pdf
Hearing Conservation

Hearing Conservation

Once damaged, hearing cannot be restored.  Damaged hearing can affect job performance, health and productivity.
178 KB pdf
Hotel Housekeeping

Hotel Housekeeping

This guide provides things to keep in mind while working, but the employer's specific policies and procedures related to the job requirements should be reviewed with you by your supervisor/manager.
405 KB PDF
How Does Safety Rate On Your Farm?

How Does Safety Rate On Your Farm?

This checklist has been designed to get you thinking about safety on your farm.
116 KB PDF
How to Conduct Workplace Inspections

How to Conduct Workplace Inspections

Use this guideline to help your company develop procedures for effective workplace inspections.
412 KB pdf
Influenzas and the Pandemic Threat

Influenzas and the Pandemic Threat

FAQ questions-human influenza, predictions, precautions, planning, travel issue.
339 KB pdf
Information sheet on Slips, Trips & Falls - two steps to managing your risk

Information sheet on Slips, Trips & Falls - two steps to managing your risk

Looking for safe practices that can reduce slips, trips & falls in the workplace. What's the business case for prevention? What does the law say? Discover the two basic steps you need to take to manage this top hazard in your organization.

151 KB PDF
Injury Analysis Report Form

Injury Analysis Report Form

Use of this form will help you document workplace injuries to determine whether there are gaps in your health and safety policy and program.  See "Injury Analysis Report Form - Instructions to Complete" to help you complete this form.
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Injury Analysis Report Form - Instructions to Complete

Injury Analysis Report Form - Instructions to Complete

Use these instructions to help complete the "Injury Analysis Report Form".
370 KB pdf
Investigation Report (Form)

Investigation Report (Form)

Use this form to identify incident information, cause analysis, controls, costs and action plans.
412 KB pdf
Investigation Report Form (Instructions)

Investigation Report Form (Instructions)

These instructions will guide you in the use of the "Investigation Report Form" that helps to identify incident information, cause analysis, controls, costs and action plans.
186 KB pdf
IRS Primer

IRS Primer

The internal responsibility system (IRS) is part of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.  Everyone in the workplace has a shared responsibiliity.  This primer will help you understand your role in this process.
682 KB pdf
JHSC Meeting Agenda Form

JHSC Meeting Agenda Form

Use this form to create agendas for your joint health and safety committee meetings.
712 KB pdf
JHSC Meeting Minutes Recording Form

JHSC Meeting Minutes Recording Form

Use this form to capture discussion, recommendations and actions from your joint health and safety committee meetings. 
753 KB pdf
JHSC Notice Board Sheet Form

JHSC Notice Board Sheet Form

Use this form to post the names of your joint health and safety committee members.
505 KB pdf
JHSC Notice of Recommendations Form

JHSC Notice of Recommendations Form

Use this form to submit joint health and safety committee recommendations and reasons for them.
502 KB pdf
Joint Health and Safety Committees

Joint Health and Safety Committees

Ontario's Occupational Health and Safety Act (the Act) is built on the principle that workers and employers must work together to identify and resolve health and safety problems in the workplace.  To meet this goal, joint health and safety committees are required by law in many Ontario workplaces.  This download provides answers to commonly asked questions about joint health and safety committees.
226 KB pdf
Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety

Because of the nature of laboratory operations, and the type of equipment used, the results of exposure to these hazards may be more serious.
473 KB pdf
Labour Standards Canada Labour Code Part 3

Labour Standards Canada Labour Code Part 3

Labour Standards Canada Labour Code Part 3

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Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety

This guideline explains the types of ladders that you might have in your workplace and their proper use.
176 KB pdf
Large Bale Harvesting Equipment Safety

Large Bale Harvesting Equipment Safety

The biggest hazard in working with thse large machines is their physical size.  Large bales of hay or straw can weigh from 225 kg to 1300 kg, and these can create additional risks.
253 KB pdf
Loading Docks and Warehouses

Loading Docks and Warehouses

There are many hazards associated with loading docks.  This guideline outlines these hazards and offers some safe work guidelines to eliminate or minimalize the risk.
278 KB pdf
Lockout

Lockout

Lockout means to physically neutralize all energies in a piece of equipment before beginning any maintenance or repair work.
269 KB pdf
Machine Safety

Machine Safety

There are numerous potential hazards around machinery and equipment, such as cutting edges, gears, chains, revolving shaftes, rotating blades and levers.
1300 KB PDF
Manual Materials Handling

Manual Materials Handling

Most workplaces have a manual materials handling operation.  Each handling task poses unique demands on the worker.  These tasks can be performed safely and easily by implementing and upholding proper policies and procedures.
368 KB pdf
Measuring Workplace Stress

Measuring Workplace Stress

Measuring Workplace Stress

2900 KB PDF
Mental Health in the Workplace: Organizational Factors and Resources

Mental Health in the Workplace: Organizational Factors and Resources

Mental health in the workplace: Organizational factors and resources
1600 KB PDF
MSD Hazards Checklist

MSD Hazards Checklist

A checklist to assess the ergonomic risks of each job task.
317 KB pdf
MSD Risk Assessment

MSD Risk Assessment

This document will help you determine if there is a high risk of injury once the potential risk of a musculoskeletal disorder has been identified.
483 KB pdf
Musculoskeletal disorders: two steps to managing your risk

Musculoskeletal disorders: two steps to managing your risk

Small and medium-sized companies struggle to find best practices that can reduce sprains and strains in the workplace. What's the business case for prevention? What does the law say? Discover the two basic steps you need to take to manage this top hazard in your organization, and click on links to additional resources specifically relevant to you.

120 KB PDF
New worker orientation guide: laying the foundation for a safety culture

New worker orientation guide: laying the foundation for a safety culture

How does the MOL define "new worker"? What are the different roles for employers, supervisors and workers? What should you tell vs. show new workers, what is the best way to communicate, what should you watch for? All this and more - including a detailed checklist you can personalize for your organization - in this four-page guide.

204 KB PDF
Occupational Asthma: Automotive Parts Manufacturing and Foam and Expanded Plastics Industries

Occupational Asthma: Automotive Parts Manufacturing and Foam and Expanded Plastics Industries

Asthma is a common lung disease that makes breathing difficult.  When it is caused by breathing in hazardous substances in the workplace, it is "occupational asthma".  If you work in automotive parts, manufacturing, or in the foam or expanded plastic industry, you are at risk for getting occupational asthma.
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Occupational Dermatitis

Occupational Dermatitis

Occupational dermatitis is a non-infectious disease caused by skin contact with substances used at work. Depending on the types of substances present, dermatitis may take two forms: (a) allergic contact dermatitis or (b) irritant contact dermatitis. Find out how you can reduce your risk for this common and potentially serious problem.
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Occupational Skin Disease (Dermatitis) Awareness Posters for the Hair and Nail Salon Sector

Occupational Skin Disease (Dermatitis) Awareness Posters for the Hair and Nail Salon Sector

This is a collection or a suite of 7 workplaces posters, customized for the 'hair and nail salon' industry. Each of the seven posters focuses on occupational skin disease awareness and prevention practices. Key messages are: avoid hazards, know the risks, use proper personal protective equipment, keep your skin clean, ask questions and immediately seek medical attention if concerns arise.
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Occupational Skin Disease (Dermatitis) Awareness Posters for the Restaurant & Food Services

Occupational Skin Disease (Dermatitis) Awareness Posters for the Restaurant & Food Services

This is a collection or a suite of 7 workplaces posters, customized for the 'restaurant and food services' industry. Each of the seven posters focuses on occupational skin disease awareness and prevention practices. Key messages are: avoid hazards, know the risks, use proper personal protective equipment, keep your skin clean, ask questions and immediately seek medical attention if concerns arise.
6670 KB PDF
Occupational Skin Disease (Dermatitis) Awareness Posters for the Vehicle Sales and Service Sector

Occupational Skin Disease (Dermatitis) Awareness Posters for the Vehicle Sales and Service Sector

This is a series or suite of 7 workplaces posters, specific to the Vehicle Sales and Service sector, which focuses on occupational skin disease awareness and preventions. Key messages are: avoid hazards, use proper personal protective equipment, follow proper skin cleansing practices, and seek medical attention immediately when concerns arise.
877 KB PDF
Office Workstation Checklist

Office Workstation Checklist

A fillable PDF checklist that can be used to assess the office workstation for any potential ergonomic issues.

235 KB PDF
Office Workstation Design

Office Workstation Design

This document outlines how workstation layout, lighting and task design can affect the physical and visual demands on people who work with computers.
474 KB pdf
OHSCO Developing Workplace Violence and Harassment Policies and Programs: A Toolbox

OHSCO Developing Workplace Violence and Harassment Policies and Programs: A Toolbox

This toolbox supports "Developing Workplace Violence and Harassment Policies and Programs: What Employers Need to Know".  It contains information, tools and assessments that can be useful to employers as they develop a workplace violence policy and program, a workplace harassment policy and program, or a domestic violence program.
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OHSCO Developing Workplace Violence and Harassment Policies and Programs: What Employers Need to Know

OHSCO Developing Workplace Violence and Harassment Policies and Programs: What Employers Need to Know

This document and the accompanying toolbox have been developed to help Ontario employers meet the Occupational Health and Safety Act's requirements.  The documents outline recommended approaches to assessing the risks of workplace violence, and contain important information on recognizing the signs of domestic violence and protesting workers should it occur in the workplace.
910 KB pdf
OHSCO Heat Stress Awareness Tool

OHSCO Heat Stress Awareness Tool

A companion piece to the Heat Stress Awareness guide and Poster, this tool helps you to determine actions based on temperature and humidity.
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OHSCO Heat Stress Poster

OHSCO Heat Stress Poster

A companion piece to the OHSCO Heat Stress Awareness Guide, this poster can be displayed in your workplace and offers simple tips that can help your workers protect themselves from the deadly symptoms of heat stress.
1063 KB pdf
OHSCO Humidex Based Heat Response Plan

OHSCO Humidex Based Heat Response Plan

The Humidex Based Heat Response Plan, developed by the Occupational Health and Safety Council of Ontario's (OHSCO) Heat Stress Awareness Committee translates the wet bulb globe termperatures found in the 2007 American Conference of Governmental Hygienists (ACGIH) Heat Stress TLV® (Threshold Limit Value®) into a humidex reading.
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OHSCO MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (English)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (English)

The guideline, resource manual and toolboxes were developed in partnership with the members of OHSCO, which is comprised of the Ministry of Labour, the WSIB, the Institute for Work and Health and the health and safety associations.  The Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD) also assisted in its development.

This guideline describes a recommended framework for MSD prevention.
771 KB pdf
OHSCO MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (French)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (French)

The guideline, resource manual and toolboxes were developed in partnership with the members of OHSCO, which is comprised of the Ministry of Labour, the WSIB, the Institute for Work and Health and the health and safety associations.  The Centre of Research Expertise for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders (CRE-MSD) also assisted in the development.
663 KB pdf
OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox A (English)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox A (English)

The MSD Prevention toolbox provides basic and simple-to-use tools and worksheets to help with your MSD prevention program.  The toolbox is broken into three parts; this is part A.
1789 KB pdf
OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox A (French)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox A (French)

The MSD Prevention Toolbox provides basic and simple-to-use tools and worksheets to ehlp with your MSD prevention program.  The Toolbox is broken into three parts.  This is part A.
1824 KB pdf
OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox B (English)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox B (English)

The primary purpose of Toolbox B is to provide workplace parties with additional information and tools that they can use to enhance their current MSD prevention process and, if required, move beyond a simple MSD risk assessment.  In this toolbox you will find a tool to help you review your MSD prevention process, information on calculating the costs of MSDs, a sample MSD prevention policy / procedure, additional MSD hazard recognition tools, an MSD risk assessment checklist, and a tool to help you communicate the results of an MSD prevention project.
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OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox B (French)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox B (French)

The primary purpose of Toolbox B is to provide workplace parties with additional information and tools that they can use to enhance their current MSD prevention process and, if required, move beyond a simple MSD risk assessment.  In this toolbox you will find a tool to help you review your MSD prevention process, information on calculating the costs of MSDs, a sample MSD prevention policy / procedure, additional MSD hazard recognition tools, an MSD risk assessment checklist, and a tool to help you communicate the results of an MSD prevention project.
497 KB pdf
OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox C (English)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox C (English)

The primary purpose of Toolbox C is to provide workplace parties with additional informaiton on in-depth MSD risk assessment methods.  The risk assessment methods described in this toolbox may be helpful if the simple risk assessment method as described in the MSD Resource Manual has not identified with MSD hazards are of concern or how exposure can be controlled.
324 KB pdf
OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox C (French)

OHSCO MSD Prevention Toolbox C (French)

The primary purpose of Toolbox C is to provide workplace parties with additional information on in-depth MSD risk assessment methods.  The risk assessment methods described in this toolbox may be helpful if the simple risk assessment method described in the
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OHSCO Resource Manual for the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (English)

OHSCO Resource Manual for the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (English)

This manual contains information on implementing the process described in the guideline, understanding and recognizing MSD hazards, assessing risk and controlling hazards.
1571 KB pdf
OHSCO Resource Manual for the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (French)

OHSCO Resource Manual for the MSD Prevention Guideline for Ontario (French)

This manual contains information on implementing the process described in the guideline, understanding and recognizing MSD hazards, assessing risk and controlling hazards.
1394 KB pdf
Ontario FarmSafe Resource Guide (English)

Ontario FarmSafe Resource Guide (English)

Developed by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, this resource guide is a business risk management tool which is reflective of best practice recommendations for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy farm work environment.  These recommendations also take into consideration the general occupational health and safety requirements imposed by regulation across Canada. 

Also available in French.

 A companion piece - Ontario FarmSafe Plan - is available for download.

 
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Ontario FarmSafe Resource Guide (French)

Ontario FarmSafe Resource Guide (French)

Developed by the Canadian Agricultural Safety Association, this resource guide is a business risk management tool which is reflective of best practice recommendations for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy farm work environment.  These recommendations also take into consideration the general occupational health and safety requirements imposed by regulation across Canada. 

Also available in English.

A companion piece - Ontario FarmSafe Plan - is available for download.

1773 KB pdf
Order Picking

Order Picking

Order picking can result in a variety of muscle and joint injuries and pains.  Other injuries, and even death, can result from falls and collisions with powered equipment.  Some order pickers may be exposed to hazardous chemicals.

257 KB pdf
Orientation Training

Orientation Training

Employees suffer a disproprotionate number of work-related injuries during the first three months of employer, underscoring the need for proper health and safety orientation for all new and returning employees.
339 KB PDF
Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

In general, there are many types of jobs or tasks that require PPE to protect workers from harm.  Always wear the appropriate PPE for the hazards that may be encountered in the job or that is rerquired by your employer, or by legislation.
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Physical Demands Analysis (Fillable Form)

Physical Demands Analysis (Fillable Form)

A physical deamnds analysis (PDA) is a systematic procedure to quantify and evaluate the physical, cognitive, and environmental demands of the essential and non-essential tasks of a job.

See "Physical Demands Analysis Instruction" for assistance to complete this form.

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Physical Demands Analysis (Instruction)

Physical Demands Analysis (Instruction)

This is an instruction to help you with completing the "Physical Demands Analysis (Fillable Form)".

733 KB pdf
Pictograms - Greenhouses

Pictograms - Greenhouses

Pictograms are visual representations of an action, thing, or idea, and deliver a message to viewers. They have typically  been used as warning labels or for directional purposes.

A collaborative project between the Institute for Work & Health, Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and WSPS, involved developing pictograms and companion training for identifying and controlling hazards. This download includes hazard and control pictograms, a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes and an instruction sheet that explains how to use the materials.

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Pictograms - Hotel Motel

Pictograms - Hotel Motel

Pictograms are visual representations of an action, thing, or idea, and deliver a message to viewers. They have typically been used as warning labels or for directional purposes.

A collaborative project between the Institute for Work & Health, Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and WSPS, involved developing pictograms and companion training for identifying and controlling hazards. This download includes hazard and control pictograms, a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes and an instruction sheet that explains how to use the materials.

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Pictograms - Restaurants

Pictograms - Restaurants

Pictograms are visual representations of an action, thing, or idea, and deliver a message to viewers. They have typically been used as warning labels or for directional purposes.

A collaborative project between the Institute for Work & Health, Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and WSPS, involved developing pictograms and companion training for identifying and controlling hazards. This download includes hazard and control pictograms, a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes and an instruction sheet that explains how to use the materials.
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Pictograms - Retail

Pictograms - Retail

Pictograms are visual representations of an action, thing, or idea, and deliver a message to viewers. They have typically  been used as warning labels or for directional purposes.

A collaborative project between the Institute for Work & Health, Ministry of Labour, Workplace Safety and Insurance Board and WSPS, involved developing pictograms and companion training for identifying and controlling hazards. This download includes hazard and control pictograms, a PowerPoint presentation for training purposes and an instruction sheet that explains how to use the materials.

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Preparing a Boat for Body Work or Repainting

Preparing a Boat for Body Work or Repainting

This guideline highlights the hazards associated with preparing a boat for body work or repainting and provides safe work guidelines to reduce or eliminate risk.
258 KB pdf
Preparing Foods with Knives

Preparing Foods with Knives

Knives are always hazardous; whether they are sharp or dull and whether they are in use or being stored.  This guideline provides advice on proper use and care of knives.
254 KB pdf
Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

Preventing Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs)

This guideline will help you understand symptoms, risk factors, and common myths as well as offering some practical information on prevention strategies.
256 KB pdf
Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Falls on walking and working surfaces account for significant lost-time injuries.  Use this guideline to understand how slips, trips and falls happen, how to identify hazards and how to eliminate or minimize these hazards.
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Prevention of Occupational Skin Disease (Fact Sheet)

Prevention of Occupational Skin Disease (Fact Sheet)

Occupational skin disease fact sheet  focusing on prevention. This document is part of a suite consisting of 3 fact sheets.  The purpose is to provide high level occupational skin disease overview and education.
196 KB PDF
Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

Preventive maintenance is predetermined work performed to a schedule with the aim of preventing the wear and tear or sudden failure of equipment components thereby protecting assets and prolonging the useful life of production equipment.  It is an important, ongoing accident prevention activity, that should be integrated into your operations and product manufacturing processes.
280 KB pdf
Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

To put health and safety solutions within reach of every employer and employee in Ontario.

810 KB PDF
Pumping Out Sewage

Pumping Out Sewage

Pumping sewage from boats may expose you to infectious agents including contaminated water.  This guideline helps identify the hazards and provides safe work guidelines.
225 KB pdf
Raising Awareness for Risky Driving Behaviors Posters

Raising Awareness for Risky Driving Behaviors Posters

The following is a suite of six workplace posters that are designed to promote awareness towards the most common risky behaviors associated with operating a motor vehicle.  In addition, these poster are intended to promote prevention through co-worker engagement and a culture of positive community norm.

793 KB PDF
Recognition of Occupational Skin Disease (Fact Sheet)

Recognition of Occupational Skin Disease (Fact Sheet)

Occupational skin disease fact sheet focusing on recognition of the disease. This document is part of a suite consisting of 3 fact sheets.  The purpose is to provide high level occupational skin disease overview and education.
171 KB PDF
Removing Air Conditioner Parts

Removing Air Conditioner Parts

Removing air conditioning parts in vehicles can expose a worker to health and safety hazards, as well as environmental concerns.
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Removing and Installing Fuel Tanks in Boats

Removing and Installing Fuel Tanks in Boats

This guideline provides details about the hazards associated with removing and installing fuel tanks in boats and offers safe work guidelines to avoid risk of injury.
274 KB pdf
Removing and Storing Fuel Tanks

Removing and Storing Fuel Tanks

Fuel tanks are dangerous to work on or store; this guideline outlines hazards and recommendations for safe work practices.
264 KB pdf
Removing Engines

Removing Engines

Removing engines exposes you to hazards from gasoline, solvents, other flammables, oils, other lubricants, Freon and sulphuric acid, as well as improper use of tools and awkward positioning.
268 KB pdf
Removing Miscellaneous Parts

Removing Miscellaneous Parts

Different parts present different hazards; same removal requires caution and attention.
271 KB pdf
Removing Parts with an Oxyacetylene Torch

Removing Parts with an Oxyacetylene Torch

Removing parts with an oxyacetylene torch puts you at risk from welding fumes, flames, and compressed gases, as well as from sharp edges in the parts and from having to work at an awkward posture.
270 KB pdf
Removing Transmissions

Removing Transmissions

There are many phsyical hazards related to removing transmissions, including electrical shock, slippery floors, sharp edges, falling debris, noise and weight.
268 KB pdf
Replacing Brake Drums, Shoes or Pads

Replacing Brake Drums, Shoes or Pads

Replacing brakes may expose you to dangerous chemicals, asbestos dust, sharp edges and musculoskeletal disorders.
279 KB pdf
Reporting Injuries and Illnesses

Reporting Injuries and Illnesses

In Ontario, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act (WSIA) and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) have requirements for recording or reporting workplace injuries and illnesses.  This guideline helps you comply with these legislative provisions.
253 KB pdf
Reusable Bag Guidelines

Reusable Bag Guidelines

Scanning and bagging groceries is a key process and involves a large portion of employees in a grocery store.  Most of the musculoskeletal injuries result from the physical demands of scanning and bagging groceries.  Although environmentally responsible, reusable bags have contributed to a number of new concerns including sprains and strains for cashiers who are handling them.  Existing cash stations were not designed to accommodate the new bags which come in many shapes and sizes.  This guide explores current best practices and identifies possible solutions.
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Safe Implement Hitching: A Guide for Safe Connection of Agricultural Tractors to Implements

Safe Implement Hitching: A Guide for Safe Connection of Agricultural Tractors to Implements

This guide, developed by the Prairie Agricultural Machinery Institute (PAMI) provides information that farm machinery owners and operators can use for correctly connecting agricultural tractors to implements and other towed equipment such as wagons, grain carts, etc.

PAMI is an applied research, development, and testing organization serving manufacturers and farmers.
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Scaffolds

Scaffolds

To prevent falling accidents, ensure that there are proper procedures in place to prevent the worker from falling from the scaffold, or from it collapsing.
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Seguridad Agrícola - Agricultural Safety Tailgate Talks (English)

Seguridad Agrícola - Agricultural Safety Tailgate Talks (English)

These tailgate talks consist of short 10-15 minute hands-on conversation pieces which supervisors and other appropriate personnel can use with seasonal agricultural workers. Included are 16 topics which address specific hazards along with an introduction providing guidance for use. Topics can be grouped or delivered separately as appropriate. Developed as part of the Seguridad Agrícola - Agricultural Safety Tools available in Spanish and English.

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Seguridad Agrícola - Agricultural Safety Tailgate Talks (Spanish)

Seguridad Agrícola - Agricultural Safety Tailgate Talks (Spanish)

These tailgate talks consist of short 10-15 minute hands-on conversation pieces which supervisors and other appropriate personnel can use with seasonal agricultural workers. Included are 16 topics which address specific hazards along with an introduction providing guidance for use. Topics can be grouped or delivered separately as appropriate. Developed as part of the Seguridad Agrícola - Agricultural Safety Tools available in Spanish and English.

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Self- Assessment Form - Bending Machine

Self- Assessment Form - Bending Machine

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
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Self-Assessment Form - Arc and Oxy Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting

Self-Assessment Form - Arc and Oxy Fuel Gas Welding and Cutting

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
338 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Bandsaw

Self-Assessment Form - Bandsaw

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
393 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Bench Grinder and Portable Grinder

Self-Assessment Form - Bench Grinder and Portable Grinder

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
379 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Cranes and Lifting Devices

Self-Assessment Form - Cranes and Lifting Devices

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
308 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Drill Press

Self-Assessment Form - Drill Press

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
402 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Lift Truck

Self-Assessment Form - Lift Truck

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
347 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Non-Motorized Material Handling Equipment

Self-Assessment Form - Non-Motorized Material Handling Equipment

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
326 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Punch Press

Self-Assessment Form - Punch Press

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
1501 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Roll Bender (Forming Machine)

Self-Assessment Form - Roll Bender (Forming Machine)

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
395 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Shearing Machine

Self-Assessment Form - Shearing Machine

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
1333 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Standard Lathe

Self-Assessment Form - Standard Lathe

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
631 KB pdf
Self-Assessment Form - Standard Milling Machine

Self-Assessment Form - Standard Milling Machine

This self-assessment form was developed as a result of a study on occupational health and safety for small companies in the metal processing industry. Rresearchers determined that companies with limited resources and time most need these simple tools for rapid intervention on real issues. 

The. zip file you will download contains two files; a user's guide and the self-assessment form.
396 KB pdf
Servicing and Storing Compressed Gas Cylinders

Servicing and Storing Compressed Gas Cylinders

This guideline explains the hazards associated with the servicing and storage of compressed gas cylinders and provides safe work guidelines to avoid risk of injury.
271 KB pdf
Silica in the Workplace

Silica in the Workplace

The purpose of this guide is to provide general information about silica to employees, members of joint health and safety committees, supervisors, and managers.  The guide outlines uses and health effects of silica, and provides guidelines for setting up a program to determine and control workplace exposures.
448 KB pdf
Silo Safety

Silo Safety

Silos are an important part of many farming operations; they are also the location of many accidents.
256 KB pdf
Spray Painting

Spray Painting

There are many hazards associated with spray painting.  This guideline helps you understand those hazards and offers safe work guidelines to help minimalize or eliminate their risk.
247 KB pdf
Starting Your Health and Safety Program

Starting Your Health and Safety Program

Employee health and safety are integral to productivity.  A management system that integrates health and safety activities into all aspects of the operations will help achieve positive results in productivity, quality, and the health and safety of employees.  This guideline highlights some critical health and safety program activities.
253 KB pdf
Static Electricity

Static Electricity

This guideline sets out the sources of static electricity, its hazards, control measures and applicable legislation.
693 KB pdf
Stocking

Stocking

There are many hazards related to stocking.  This download will help you identify potential hazards and what to do to minimize or eliminate exposure to them.
261 KB pdf
Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries

Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster provides employers with tips on how to create a safe work environment for aging workers. Tips address training, teamwork, the value of older workers, and their role in working safely.

86 KB PDF
Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Strategies for Ontario’s aging workforce: what employers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster provides employers with tips on how to create a safe work environment for aging workers. Tips address training, teamwork, the value of older workers, and their role in working safely.
73 KB pdf
Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries

Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster encourages workers to apply their years of experience in working smarter. Tips relate to the musculoskeletal system, hearing and vision, mental health, and cardiovascular health.

156 KB PDF
Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Strategies for Ontario's aging workforce: what workers can do to prevent injuries (French)

Designed for businesses in all industries, the poster encourages workers to apply their years of experience in working smarter. Tips relate to the musculoskeletal system, hearing and vision, mental health, and cardiovascular health.
132 KB pdf
Submission on the Discussion Paper to Develop an Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy

Submission on the Discussion Paper to Develop an Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy

Ontario's occupational health and safety strategy is of great importance to the members and industries represented by WSPS, who collectively employ more than 3.8 million people. To that end, WSPS submitted its response to the Ministry of Labour’s Prevention Office Discussion Paper which was released to support the overall development of an Ontario Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy.

See "Submission on the Discussion Paper to Develop an Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy - Briefing" for highlights from this submission.
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Submission on the Discussion Paper to Develop an Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy - Briefing

Submission on the Discussion Paper to Develop an Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy - Briefing

This document contains highlights from the "Submission on the Discussion Paper to Develop an Integrated Occupational Health and Safety Strategy".
127 KB pdf
Supervisor competencies: the key to building a strong safety culture

Supervisor competencies: the key to building a strong safety culture

Supervisors - engaged, knowledgeable, responsive - are indispensable to a strong safety culture. These six posters promote passion for and pride in such areas as leadership, coaching, and training, by personalizing the promise supervisors implicitly make to workers: "You're safe with me."

2206 KB PDF
The Effective JHSC

The Effective JHSC

The Effective JHSC forms are a collection of tools designed for the JHSC committee to evaluate its effectiveness within several key performance areas.

A printed version of this publication is available for purchase.
998 KB PDF
Towing and Launching Boats from Trailers and Trucks

Towing and Launching Boats from Trailers and Trucks

This guideline covers the hazards and safe work procedures associated with towing and launching boats from trailers and trucks.
298 KB pdf
Turkey Safe Work Practices Manual

Turkey Safe Work Practices Manual

To address the lack of documented safety guidelines for the poultry industry, an industry representative group convened to create the Turkey Safe Work Practices Manual. The practices outline the minimum requirements for poultry workers to work safely in Ontario.

2400 KB PDF
Unjust Dismissal Canada Labour Code Part 3

Unjust Dismissal Canada Labour Code Part 3

Unjust Dismissal Canada Labour Code Part 3

1000 KB PDF
Using and Cleaning a Deep Fryer

Using and Cleaning a Deep Fryer

There are many hazards that you can come into contact when working with or cleaning a deep fryer.  These include hot oil, slippery floors and handling heavy items.
276 KB pdf
Using Backhoes or Loaders

Using Backhoes or Loaders

Backhoes and loaders pose a threat for serious injuries like crushed legs, arms or other body parts, hearing loss, and illness or death from carbon monoxide or nitrous oxide poisoning.
362 KB 
Using Chainsaws

Using Chainsaws

This guideline provides information about the proper use and care of chainsaws.
138 KB pdf
Using Kitchen Equipment Safely

Using Kitchen Equipment Safely

This guideline identifies kitchen equipment hazards and safe work practices.
325 KB pdf
Using Landscaping Equipment

Using Landscaping Equipment

This guideline will help understand the general safety practices associated with the use of landscaping equipment.
342 KB pdf
Using Meat Band Saws

Using Meat Band Saws

This document provides information about potential injuries and safe work guidelines associated with the use of meat band saws.
123 KB pdf
Using Microwave Ovens

Using Microwave Ovens

Improper use of microwave ovens can cause burns from steam, hot food or containers, and may cause eye injuries.
250 KB 
Using or Maintaining a Garbage or Cardboard Compactor

Using or Maintaining a Garbage or Cardboard Compactor

Compactors can present both mechanical and electrical hazards.  They pose serious threat of injury or death, or amputation.
343 KB 
Ventilation

Ventilation

Ventilation is a primary engineering control available to reduce the concentration of gases, dusts, vapours, smoke, and fumes in the air.
377 KB pdf
Violence Prevention Guide

Violence Prevention Guide

Violence Prevention Guide

517 KB PDF
Violence Prevention in the Work Place Regulatory Requirements

Violence Prevention in the Work Place Regulatory Requirements

Violence Prevention in the Work Place Regulatory Requirements

504 KB PDF
Walking and Working Surfaces

Walking and Working Surfaces

Walking and working surfaces - floors, stairs and ladders are associated with slip, trip and fall accidents.
148 KB pdf
WHMIS 2015 - SDSs, Labels, Education & Training

WHMIS 2015 - SDSs, Labels, Education & Training

WHMIS 2015 - SDSs, Labels, Education & Training

1800 KB PDF
WHMIS: General Information and Training

WHMIS: General Information and Training

A WHMIS program is required in all workplaces that may have controlled products.
425 KB PDF
WHMIS: Inventory Form and Instruction

WHMIS: Inventory Form and Instruction

The WHMIS inventory form can be used in your workplace to identify controlled products and assist with the development of workplace-specific WHMIS training programs.
468 KB 
Work Permits

Work Permits

This document explains work permits and when they are needed.
327 KB pdf
Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program

Work, Warm-Up, Stretch and Flexibility Program

This stretching and flexibility program includes a guide to implementing the program in your workplace; posters illustrating and describing how to properly perform warm-up exercises before starting work as well as stress releasers that can be done during work; an employee handout illustrating and describing how to properly perform flexibility stretches at home.

888 KB ZIP
Workbook for Designated Substance Assessments

Workbook for Designated Substance Assessments

Certain toxic substances have been specially designated under the Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulation 490/09 sets out a series of required steps to control exposure of workers to the substance, including conducting an assessment to determine whether the health of a worker may be affected by exposure.  This publication will help you conduct the assessment.
567 KB pdf
Working as a Cashier

Working as a Cashier

This guideline outlines the hazards associated with this type of work and provides advice on how to work safely to avoid risk of injury.
272 KB 
Working as a Sales Representative

Working as a Sales Representative

Working as a sales representative can be a demanding and hectic position, where the risk of musculoskeletal injuries is increased.
219 KB 
Working in the Dishwasher Area

Working in the Dishwasher Area

This guideline outlines the hazards associated with working in a dishwashing area and provides guidance on safe work practices to help reduce or eliminate the risk.
920 KB pdf
Working in the Service or Pick-Up Area

Working in the Service or Pick-Up Area

This guideline identifies the hazards associated with working in a restaurant service pick-up area.  It also provides safe work guidelines that will help you eliminate or reduce the risk.
252 KB pdf
Working on a Conveyor Belt

Working on a Conveyor Belt

This guideline outlines the hazards associated with working with or near conveyor belts.  It also offers safe work practices to help reduce or eliminate the risk of injury.
234 KB pdf
Working with Portable Tools

Working with Portable Tools

Some of the hazards associated with portable tools can be controlled through their proper use and care.
138 KB 
Working with Tires and Rim Assemblies

Working with Tires and Rim Assemblies

Safe work practices associated with deflating and inflating tires, and mounting and dismounting tire and rim assemblies (including trucks) are outlined in this guideline.
298 KB pdf
Workplace Hazard Assessment Form

Workplace Hazard Assessment Form

A workplace hazard assessment is conducted by examining the workplace and other sources of information for hazards that may affect a workers health and safety. This form can help you conduct effective hazard assessments.
98 KB PDF
Workplace Hazards Inspection Form (Workplace Violence)

Workplace Hazards Inspection Form (Workplace Violence)

This form will help you identify potential hazards in your workplace as they relate to the security of your employees and visitors.
356 KB pdf
Workplace Inspection Recording Form

Workplace Inspection Recording Form

Joint health and safety committee members can use this form to help classify hazards during workplace inspections.  Revised August 2012.
243 KB pdf
Work-Related Asthma and You: Cleaning Products

Work-Related Asthma and You: Cleaning Products

Developed in cooperation with the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc., this guideline provides information about work-related asthma, cleaning products than can trigger work-aggravated asthma, who may be at risk, and ways to work safely with cleaning products.
268 KB pdf
Work-Related Asthma and You: Hair, Nail and Beauty Salons

Work-Related Asthma and You: Hair, Nail and Beauty Salons

Asthmas is work-related when it is caused or made worse by a substance that a person comes in contact with at work.  Anyone working in a beauty, hair or nail salon may be at risk for work-related asthmas, depending on what chemicals are used in the workplace. 
1000 KB pdf
Work-Related Asthma Recognition and Prevention: Metals and Metal-Working Fluids

Work-Related Asthma Recognition and Prevention: Metals and Metal-Working Fluids

Metal-working fluids are complex mixtures of ingredients that are used to cool and lubricate metal work pieces.  They create mists as they pass over the work piece.  When workers inhale these mists, those who have work-related asthma may find their condition worsens.  For other workers, occupational asthma may develop.
242 KB pdf
Work-Related Asthma: Asthma Plan of Action for Hair, Nail and Beauty Salons

Work-Related Asthma: Asthma Plan of Action for Hair, Nail and Beauty Salons

The WSIB claims that hairdressers are more likely to get occupational asthma than many other workers.  If recognized early, work-related asthma can be treated and managed.  This booklet describes work-related asthma, the risks to this industry group, chemicals that may cause the disease, how to recognize work-related asthma and things you can do to manage your exposure.
3000 KB pdf
Work-Related Asthma: Preventing Work-Related Asthma in the Cleaning Industry

Work-Related Asthma: Preventing Work-Related Asthma in the Cleaning Industry

Developed in cooperation with the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc., this booklet is designed to help employers and joint health and safety committees to recognize work-related asthma, put into place general strategies to help prevent work-related asthma and to know when, where and how to get professional help.
598 KB pdf