MANU 3317-Notes 5

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mackoy
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MANU 3317-Notes 5
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2011-10-24 12:31:24
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OH&S
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  1. Priorities in workplace?
    • 1. safety
    • 2. quality
    • 3. efficiency
  2. Purpose of Worker's Compensation Laws (injuries)
    • eliminating expensive and lengthy trials for lawsuits against employer
    • Give workers the right to compensation for injuries on the job
    • Give employers immunity from lawsuits filed by injured employees
    • The laws protect both employees and employers. The system is supported financially by employers who pay regular premiums.
  3. Failure to comply...
    • orders
    • penalties (can be embarrassing)
    • shutdown
    • potential criminal liability
    • worse
  4. Physical Hazards
    • mechanical equip.
    • forklifts
    • hazardous substances
    • manual handling
    • slips, trips, falls
    • electricity
    • noise
  5. Ergonomic hazards
    • repetitive motions; poor workplace or process design
    • visual conditions i.e. lighting conditions
    • extended periods of temperature extremes, hot or cold
    • confined spaces
  6. Chemical hazards
    • -compounds and processes used in plastics industry are potentially dangerous
    • -monomers used to produce plastics can be hazardous
    • -some additives in plastics are potentially hazardous
    • -awareness of hazards is the key to prevention

    WHMIS !
  7. Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System
  8. Employer Responsibilities
  9. Worker Responsibilities
  10. Supervisor Responsibilities
  11. Occupational Health and Safety
    • role of the WCB
    • WCB: Act and Regulations
    • accessing information and knowing you rresponsibilities and options
    • employer responsibilities
    • worker responsibilities
    • supervisor responsibilities
    • informal programs
    • contractor concerns
    • Form 7
    • working alone or in isolation
    • factors affecting WCB premium setting
  12. FORM 7
    = employer's report of injury or illness
  13. Lockout
    • necessity
    • procedure
    • components
    • employer and worker responsibilities
  14. Key Requirements of WHMIS:
    • employer responsibilities
    • worker responsibilities
    • supervisor responsibilities
    • supplier responsibilities
    • MSDS info
  15. TLA's WCB....
    • WCB = Worker's Compensation Board (WorkSafe BC)
    • OH&S = Occupational Health and Safety
    • MSDS = Material Safety Data Sheets
    • WHMIS = Workplace Hazardous Material Information System

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