Is your training current? Or is itTime to renew?
As a worker, you must:
- Follow the safety policies in your workplace, unless they put you in danger
- Use safety equipment and follow safety procedures required for your job
- Act in a safe and responsible way around dangerous equipment, materials, or situations
- Tell your employer if you see anything that breaks the rules in the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
As a worker YOU can prevent unsafe work!
- Staying Alert: Ensure that you are well rested, tasks can be repetitive causing you to become easily distracted. Be sure to cover all safety requirements before operating a machine or completing a task
- Being aware of your surroundings: Observe your co-workers and working area. Learn about particular hazards that occur in your workplace, it will help you reduce risks
- Reducing workplace stress: Working long hours can affect your health if not managed properly. Start by taking care of your health and eating a healthy diet. Ensure you are taking regular breaks; if you do a lot of standing ensure you sit with good posture on breaks. It will be better for you to schedule your work accordingly and manage yourself to reduce work place stress
|If you have specific questions about your Responsibilities, Contact the Office of the Worker Adviser at (T) 1-800-435-8980|