French PSHSA Student Placement Resource

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Health and Safety Self-Assessment Tool

Health and Safety Self-Assessment Tool

PSHSA’s partnership with Q5 Systems introduces a software solution to meet and improve upon Health and Safety Management (HSMS) record keeping requirements. Named The Health and Safety Self-Assessment Tool, PSHSA’s goal is to help organizations “do more with less” to increase compliance, safety and quality by offering an in-house and self-managed solution.

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Ladder Safety

Ladder Safety Fast Fact

We’ve likely all been exposed to the “Basics” of ladder safety. Over the years bad habits may develop when we use ladders incorrectly without incident. Sadly, incidents do happen regularly due to improper ladder use.  In 2014 there were 157 Lost Time Injuries reported to the WSIB that were a direct result from ladder use. Training/re-training of workers on ladder use, preferred methods, maintenance, storage and legislation can have the positive effect of changing our bad habits into good ones and reducing ladder use incidents. Download this Fast Fact to learn more.

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Experiential Learning Health and Safety Checklist

In their efforts to ensure the health and safety of students at their placement, educators complete a placement assessment. This placement assessment focuses on opportunities for learning at the workplace as well as any health and safety considerations related to those opportunities.
This document, produced by the Public Services Health and Safety Organization (PSHSA) is intended to support you – the cooperative education teacher/educator – in your efforts to these health and safety considerations.

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