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Show Web Version of 'Disposing of explosives: What employers and workers need to know' Poster in New Window
Disposing of explosives: What employers and workers need to know
Keywords: explosives, blasting, disposal, certification, accidental detonation
Industries: Construction, forestry, petroleum (oil & gas)
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-18
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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 'Hearing test results in the oil and gas industry: Low participation rate and evidence of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)' Poster in New Window
Hearing test results in the oil and gas industry: Low participation rate and evidence of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL)
Keywords: hearing, nihl, noise-induced, personal protective equipment
Industries: Oil and Gas
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-16
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Show Web Version of 'Worker electrocuted while fixing light tower' Poster in New Window
Worker electrocuted while fixing light tower
Keywords: electricity, voltage, equipment, testing, portable, light tower, circuit tester
Industries: Oil and gas, Construction, young worker
Year: 2015
Alert #: Fatality: 2015-06
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Show Web Version of 'Reducing the risk of violence when driving students' Poster in New Window
Reducing the risk of violence when driving students
Keywords: driving, students, violence
Industries: Education
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-15
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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 'Diesel particulate filters and heavy-duty trucks - reducing the risk of fire' Poster in New Window
Diesel particulate filters and heavy-duty trucks - reducing the risk of fire
Keywords: diesel particulate filter, hydraulic fluid, fire, DPF systems
Industries: Agriculture, Construction, Diving, Forestry, Heavy equipment servicing, Manufacturing, Oil and gas, Trucking, Warehouse/large retail, Wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-14
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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 'Awareness and control of static electricity' Poster in New Window
Awareness and control of static electricity
Keywords: static electricity
Industries: Manufacturing
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-12
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Show Web Version of 'Protecting yourself from ticks' Poster in New Window
Protecting yourself from ticks
Keywords: tick, Lyme disease
Industries: Agriculture, construction, forestry, hospitality, oil and gas, performing arts and film
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-11
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Show Web Version of 'Pedestrian dies after being struck by recycling truck' Poster in New Window
Pedestrian dies after being struck by recycling truck
Keywords: recycling truck, pedestrian, right-side controls
Industries: Waste management
Year: 2015
Alert #: Fatality: 2015-03
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Show Web Version of 'The hazards of baker's scaffolds' Poster in New Window
The hazards of baker's scaffolds
Keywords: baker, scaffold
Industries: Construction
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-10
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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 'Dust collection systems in manufacturing facilities' Poster in New Window
Dust collection systems in manufacturing facilities
Keywords: manufacturing, combustible dust, fires, explosions
Industries: Manufacturing, wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-08
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Show Web Version of 'Fire and explosion hazards posed by dust collectors located indoors' Poster in New Window
Fire and explosion hazards posed by dust collectors located indoors
Keywords: manufactuirng, combustible dust, fires, explosions
Industries: Manufacturing, wood and paper products manufacturing
Year: 2015
Alert #: WS 2015-09
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