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Inspections and prevention activities

As part of our strategy to reduce the serious injury rate by applying resources and effort where they will be most effective, our officers are inspecting workplaces and conducting consultation and education activities.

Inspections

Activities Details

Inspection-based engagements
Q1–Q4 2021

  • All locations selected will be inspected at least once by their regional officer and the inspection will focus on risks from the strategic focus areas that are most applicable to each location
  • Ergonomic (MSI) and slips, trips, and fall risks will be discussed as appropriate
  • Officers will follow up as needed to assist employers in strengthening their safety management systems to reduce their risks

Combustible dust workplace inspections
Q1–Q4 2021

  • A group of wood products manufacturing employers will receive at least one inspection by the combustible dust team officers

Consultation and education activities

Activities Details

Machine safeguarding, de-energization and lockout campaign
Q1–Q4 2021

  • Introduce new educational resources for employers and workers on the hazards associated with kinetic and potential energy

Slips, trips, and falls resource campaign
Q1–Q4 2021

  • Release, distribute, and promote a comprehensive guide for workers and employers to prevent slips, trips and falls in the workplace