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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets - Construction
A series of information sheets have been developed to provide a simple, clear format to help explain how to select, use, and maintain ppe used in the construction industry.
These guides include information on specific construction safety topics to help conduct effective toolbox talks.
|2009 WorkSafeBC student video contest: Honourable Mention (Grades 11-12) - Templeton Secondary, Vancouver (0 min 39 s)|
|2007 WorkSafeBC student video contest - Lord Tweedsmuir Secondary School (0 min 48 s)|
Construction Graphic Posters - Personal Protective Equipment (PDF 4.1 MB)
One of a series of graphic posters created using images instead of words to identify hazards and illustrate safe work practices.
|6-minute Safety Talk Resources for Plumbing|
|Eye Injuries||81 KB||159 KB|
|Exposure to Airborne Contaminants||83 KB||153 KB|
|Noise Exposure||78 KB||182 KB|
|Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)||411 KB||154 KB|
Breathe easy (PDF 218 KB)
This article from the November/December 2006 issue of WorkSafe Magazine describes some construction activities that can generate silica dust and how you can protect yourself from the hazards.
Harnessing safety (PDF 151 KB)
This article from the January/February 2008 issue of WorkSafe Magazine outlines choosing, inspecting, and using a full body harness.
Eye Protection (PDF 63 KB)
Two page bulletin describing some of the hazards to your eyes on a construction site.
Source: WorkSafeNB, New Brunswick
19/00 Eye injuries (PDF 43 KB)
Safety and health alert.
Source: WorkSafe, Department of Commerce, Government of Western Australia
|Commendation Award winning animation entry from students of Institute of Technical Education, Singapore. (1 min 07s)|
|Source: ShineAtWork's Channel, YouTube|
See the Construction pages for additional information.