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Injury Prevention Resources for Manufacturing

The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries and illnesses in the manufacturing industry. These resources may not meet all the requirements for health and safety in British Columbia. Please check the Workers Compensation Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, and related materials for specific WorkSafeBC requirements.

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Young Worker


Young Workers in Manufacturing (video)

video Michael Lovett lost his leg in a sawmill accident in 1999. He was just 18 years old. In this short video, Michael and a WorkSafeBC officer provide a perspective on what employers can - and should - do to prevent more tragedies like this. ( 6 min 39 s)

Young worker falls from forklift (slide show)

thumbnail A young worker new to the job falls 13 feet off a forklift's platform onto a concrete floor. (4 min 41 s)
Source: WorkSafeBC WorkSafeBC

Booklets & pamphlets

Training and orientation for young and new workers (PDF 141 KB)
An employer's guide to the amendments in Part 3 of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
Source: WorkSafeBC WorkSafeBC

Visit the young worker web pages for more information.

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