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Inspections and prevention activities

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


Activities Details

Inspection-based engagements
Q1–Q4 2023

  • Planned inspections of selected locations will focus on risks from the strategic focus areas that are most applicable to each location
  • Musculoskeletal (MSI) 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 2023

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

Consultation and education activities

Activities Details

Preventing struck-by mobile equipment and vehicles resource campaign
Q1 2023

  • Introduce new educational resources for employers and workers on the hazards associated with struck-by mobile equipment and vehicles

Consultations with employers and workers
Q1–Q2 2023

  • Selected employers in the classification units listed below will be contacted to discuss their primary serious injury risks, their safety management systems, and joint health and safety committee or representative involvement related to their risk assessment and risk reduction initiative.
    • Manufacture, or Manufacture and Installation of Metal Products Fabricated from Structural Steel (CU 712027)
    • Stone or Marble Cutting, Dressing, Shaping, or Lettering, or Stone or Marble Product Manufacture (CU 712037)
    • Wooden Box, Crate, Pallet, or Lath Manufacture (CU 714031)
    • Glass Shop or Glass Product manufacture (not elsewhere specified) (CU 715020)