In Quebec, any hazardous product handled, used or stored in the workplace is subject to regulations, including the sections of the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (ROHS) in section X – Storage and handling of hazardous materials with the various security measures in addition to the pan-Canadian WHMIS 2015 system.
Knowing that the majority of workers are unaware that they are in a confined space, the first step to perform for the management of work in, is to count and identify them. CSA Z1006-16 specifies that confined spaces must be identified by signs or posters installed at each exterior entry point with the following indications recommended.
No Workplace is immune from biological hazards. Employees in different types of work may be intentionally or accidentally exposed to biological agents (Haagsma et al. 2012). These include parasites, viruses, bacteria, fungi and protein. They can appear and disappear due to a variety of factors (J. F. Shroder and Ramesh Sivanpillai, 2015), so it is important for workers to be prepared for.
In theory, any organization can be classified into one of the two following categories:
1- Businesses that choose to handle OHS questions on a case-by-case or day-to-day basis.
2- Businesses that prefer to handle the health and safety of their human capital in a more proactive manner.
WHMIS 1998 incorporates the elements of the Globally Harmonised System, resulting in WHMIS 2015. The transition period ends December 1st 2018; will you be at the start line on time? This blog will provide you with information on the main changes that have been made in WHMIS 2015.
Battery maintenance tasks are associated with several types of danger. Thus, some safe work practices and precautions should be considered during each step of these tasks.
Electric cars represent a new technology introducing electrical components on board the vehicle; ;the various risks associated must be rigorously identified.
Intervention Prévention Inc.
Intervention Prévention concentrates its operations in the field of work safety, offering specialized services following Standards CSA Z462 – Workplace Electrical Safety, CSA Z460 – Control of Hazardous Energy: Lock-out and Other Methods, and CSA Z432 – Safeguarding of Machinery.