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Injury Prevention Resources for Tourism & Hospitality - Attractions & Cultural Tourism


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The following links list tools, publications, and other resources to help prevent the most common injuries and illnesses in the tourism and hospitality 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.

Ontario Service Safety Alliance (OSSA)

This website is organized by sector, including Tourism and Hospitality, and Restaurant and Foodservice. Use this website to find health and safety information, training materials, and consulting services. Many products are free of charge.
Source: OSSA (Ontario Service Safety Alliance)
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"The Great Outdoors" training package

"The Great Outdoors is a video-based training program. You can offer it as a facilitated training session to your team or as a self-study program. It includes practice exercises and pre- and post-tests to help employees assess their own learning."
Source: OSSA (Ontario Service Safety Alliance)
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"Dare to Care" product resources

An effective orientation has a lasting effect on the adjustment, as well as the job performance, of new employees and new managers. Dare to Care is a video-based training program designed to assist businesses plan and provide consistent health and safety orientation. Dare to Care is really two training products -- one for New Employees and one for New Managers. Each is designed specifically for the target group and includes consistent messaging about building health and safety into your business practices.
Source: OSSA (Ontario Safety Service Alliance)
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Working in the heat and cold

This safety check provides information on dealing with heat or cold stress on the body. The health hazards created from temperature extremes are felt quickly by employees. These tips can reduce the discomfort of working in extreme temperature conditions.
Source: OSSA (Ontario Safety Service Alliance)
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Groundskeepers Safety Guide

This guide is for groundskeepers and landscapers as well as golf employees, facility management persons, cemetery workers, park and recreation employees and other workers whose responsibilities includes groundskeeping work. It provides safe work practices for performing a wide range of tasks.
Source: CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
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Cold Conditions Guidelines for Outside Workers

These guidelines will assist employers, occupational health committee members and workers to reduce the risk of accidents and frostbite during outdoor work in cold weather.
Source: CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
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Heat stress

Describes heat stress hazards and how to control heat stress.
Source: CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
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Ultraviolet radiation from the sun

Lists precautions to reduce exposure of workers to ultraviolet rays while working in direct sunlight when UV levels are high.
Source: CCOHS (Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety)
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