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Show Web Version of 'Safety information for fallers: No stand of timber is worth your life' Poster in New Window
Safety information for fallers: No stand of timber is worth your life
Keywords: falling hazard, danger tree, refuse unsafe work, supervisor responsibilities
Industries: Forestry
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-17
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Show Web Version of 'Worker crushed by steel loop on dump truck' Poster in New Window
Worker crushed by steel loop on dump truck
Keywords: dump truck, maintenance, hydraulic systems, pinch point, lockout
Industries: Construction, Heavy equipment servicing, Oil and gas, Trucking, Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2015
Alert #: Fatality: 2015-05
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Show Web Version of 'Commercial nitrox diving in B.C. must use DCIEM or U.S. Navy dive tables' Poster in New Window
Commercial nitrox diving in B.C. must use DCIEM or U.S. Navy dive tables
Keywords: diving tables, decompression illness, commercial nitrox diving
Industries: Diving
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-13
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Show Web Version of 'Farmhand dies after being charged by cow' Poster in New Window
Farmhand dies after being charged by cow
Keywords: For more information on cattle behaviour and handling, refer to section D of Health and Safety in Ranching: A Field Guide for Owners and Employers.
Industries: Agriculture
Year: 2015
Alert #: Fatality 2015-04
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Show Web Version of 'Worker seriously injured by falling drill' Poster in New Window
Worker seriously injured by falling drill
Keywords: highrise, drill, fall, struck by
Industries: Construction
Year: 2015
Alert #: Injury 2015-01
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Show Web Version of 'Ultraviolet (UV) exposure from broken metal halide lights' Poster in New Window
Ultraviolet (UV) exposure from broken metal halide lights
Keywords: Ultraviolet, uv, halide lights
Industries: Education, manufacturing, warehouse/large retail
Year: 2013
Alert #: WS 2013-08
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Show Web Version of 'Wood dust collection system design and inspection' Poster in New Window
Wood dust collection system design and inspection
Keywords: Wood, dust, collection system design, inspection
Industries: Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2013
Alert #: WS 2013-06
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Show Web Version of 'Kiln roof collapses suddenly during demolition' Poster in New Window
Kiln roof collapses suddenly during demolition
Keywords: lumber, kiln, wood, manufacturing
Industries: Wood product manufacturing
Year: 2013
Alert #: Warning 2013-02
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Show Web Version of 'Getting the full benefits of safety-engineered medical sharps' Poster in New Window
Getting the full benefits of safety-engineered medical sharps
Keywords: needlestick injury, SEMD, safety-engineered medical device, hepatitis C
Industries: Health Care
Year: 2012
Alert #: WS 2012-03
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Show Web Version of 'Safety approaches---person or system centered?' Poster in New Window
Safety approaches---person or system centered?
Keywords: TCP, traffic control person, vehicles, MVA, human factors
Industries: Construction
Year: 2010
Alert #: HF 2010-02
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Show Web Version of 'Workers injured when walls tip over' Poster in New Window
Workers injured when walls tip over
Keywords: construction, frame, wall, struck by,
Industries: Construction
Year: 2010
Alert #: Injury 2010-04
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Show Web Version of 'Hiring a diver' Poster in New Window
Hiring a diver
Keywords: Diver, diving, SCUBA
Industries: Construction, fishing, performing arts and film
Year: 2010
Alert #: WS 2010-04
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Show Web Version of 'Conducting safe diving operations at your workplace' Poster in New Window
Conducting safe diving operations at your workplace
Keywords: diving, underwater, scuba, diver
Industries: Diving, construction
Year: 2007
Alert #: WS 07-07 (replaces WS 03-01)
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Show Web Version of 'Written procedures and actual practice' Poster in New Window
Written procedures and actual practice
Keywords: saw, kickback, human, factors
Industries: Manufacturing, wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2009
Alert #: HF 2009-04
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Show Web Version of 'Faller dies when struck by large slab of danger tree' Poster in New Window
Faller dies when struck by large slab of danger tree
Keywords: faller, danger, tree, escape, route, log
Industries: Forestry
Year: 2009
Alert #: Fatality 2009-12
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