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Posted by Multicrete - September 22, 2016
Safety is everyone's responsibility!
As an employee, you should:
• Learn to work safely and obey all safety rules. • Recognize hazards and avoid them. • Follow recommended safe work procedures.• Report all accidents, injuries and illness to your supervisor immediately. • Inspect tools before use to avoid injury.• Wear and use all assigned personal protective equipment.• Participate in safety training programs.• Inform supervisors of unsafe work conditions.
On the other hand, it is management's responsibility to:
Posted by Multicrete - July 13, 2016
Working outdoors in spring, summer and fall can expose you to Lyme disease. In most of Canada, Lyme disease is spread by blacklegged ticks (formerly called deer ticks). Lyme disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease if left untreated. Prompt removal of attached ticks (within 24 to 36 hours) can decrease the risk of infection.
Tick bites are usually painless and most people do not know they have been bitten. When a person is infected, symptoms usually develop within one to two weeks and include the following:
Posted by Multicrete - May 04, 2016
As the cold weather starts to come upon us, many cars batteries will start to fail. When a motor vehicle battery fails, a jump start often is the best short term way to get the motor going. Because it is important that jump starting be done properly, the National Safety Council recommends the following procedure:
Position another vehicle with a healthy battery and your car so they do not touch each other. Be sure both batteries are of the same voltage. • Read the owners' manuals for BOTH vehicles for any special directions.
Posted by Multicrete - January 28, 2016
Fact: there are currently over 700,000 registered snowmobiles in Canada and over 161,000 km of snowmobile trails. A sport that's enjoyed by the masses can unfortunately lead to incidents. Transport Canada has taken liberty to remind all snowmobile enthusiasts that they have it in their power to make snowmobiling safe and enjoyable. On behalf of WORKSAFELY™ program, we're proud to reinforce this message with a series of safety tips to ensure a safe and happy snowmobiling season!
Before you set out:
• Check local weather ...
Posted by Multicrete - January 11, 2016
Because most jobs require that you share a room or workspace with a number of people, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that colds and flu can spread quickly in the workplace. Most of us spend the largest part of our days at work, so it only makes sense to be just as hygienic, if not more, at work as we are at home. Since health hazards are usually in places you wouldn’t typically expect, practicing consistent and proper hygiene can be essential in reducing the risk of illnesses while doing your job.
Tip #1 – Clean Your ...