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Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Fire Hazard from Filling Portable Gas Cans in Pickup Trucks and Cars

Describes the fire hazard that can occur when filling a vehicle with gas from a portable can, and how to avoid the hazard....

Safety Groups - Everyone can profit when the best help the worst

The Construction Safety Association of Ontario has established safety groups of contractors and provided incentives for them to work together. Describ...

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects

Detailed description of changes to Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects...

Asbestos Containing Materials

A list of materials that may contain asbestos...

Histo-what?

Brief description of histoplasmosis, including the causes, symptoms and ways to avoid exposure....

What Did You Say?

A brief discussion of the hazards of noise and some practical suggestions to reduce exposures....

Back Injuries

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Back Injuries describes the major causes of back injuries and steps that can be taken to avoid them. Click on the following...

Skin Cancer

Brief discussion of the risks of skin cancer from sun exposure, including how to assess and reduce your risk....

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...