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Joint Information Webinar with Ministry of Labour for Integrated Municipal Ergonomics Initiative (May 10, 2018)Municipalities are invited to join the Ministry of Labour and PSHSA for an information webinar on the upcoming two-year integrated municipal ergonomics initiative.
Join us to learn about:
- Rationale for the initiative
- PSHSA support and resources for the initiative
- What the Ministry of Labour will be looking for during inspections
Ladder Safety eLearningThis eLearning is designed for anyone who works with ladders, at all levels, across all workplace sectors. This program provides a practical introduction to working safely with a variety of ladders used in the workplace and provides a thorough understanding of ladder use and practice. This program also addresses:
- The basics of ladder safety, with a focus on rights, roles and responsibilities of workplace parties and regulatory requirements in different sectors
- Ladder types and specifications, safety precautions and best practices in use of ladders
- Common ladder hazards and controls through a review of hierarchy of controls and use of Personal Protective Equipment
- The inspection, storage and maintenance of ladders
- Describe the basics of ladder safety, with a focus as to rights, roles and responsibilities of workplace parties and regulatory requirements in different sectors
- State ladder types and specifications, safety precautions and best practices in use of ladders
- Identify common ladder hazards and controls through a review of hierarchy of controls and use of Personal Protective Equipment
- Describe the inspection, storage and maintenance of ladders
This training is suitable for all sectors. Length: This course is approximately 45 minutes in duration.
This course is also available to upload onto your own Learning Management System. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
When working on or around equipment with electrical or other energy sources it is very important to learn about lock-out and tag-out procedures. Lock-out and tag-out procedures must be correctly followed to prevent you and others from electrocution, amputation, other serious injuries or death.
Appropriate for all sectors, this course is for all workers as an awareness and for individuals who work as facilities management personnel, housekeeping staff, custodians, caretakers, machine operators, maintenance workers, and others who work on or around equipment that has electrical or other energy sources.
By the end of the course you will be able to:
- Describe energy hazards requiring lock-out procedures
- Identify and assess the sources of energy that need to be locked out in your workplace
- Identify the relevant legislation and regulations that apply to lock-out
- Describe the main steps in performing a lock-out to control electrical and other hazardous energy sources
- Discuss the need for lock-out policies and procedures specific to your workplace
approx. 1 hour
Beginning July 3, 2018, the MOL will begin visting health care workplaces as part of their health care initiative focusing on the internal responsibility system (IRS) and workplace violence prevention. Join us to find out how this may affect your workplace, what the primary hazard and inspection focus will be, and what resources PSHSA has available to support you.
Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) are the most common lost time injury in Ontario, representing approximately 40% of all injuries. MSD Prevention does not have to be complicated. Some basic education and a few tools can get you started. This webinar will give you an overview of how to tackle MSD in your organization using the OHSCO MSD Prevention Guideline tools