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W456 - Tower Crane Hoist Brake Run-in Requirements

This advisory contains safe work practices to follow in order to help ensure that the brakes of a tower crane hoist will not fail. 1 page. July 2017.

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W021 - Jobsite Hazard Checklist for Service Work

Use this checklist to help assess a jobsite for hazards.

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W251 - Health & Safety Advisory: Safe Access to Cooling Towers

In-house maintenance personnel and outside contractors require safe access to cooling towers and evaporative condensers.

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M073 - Concrete Finishers Health and Safety Manual

Concrete finishers are skilled tradespeople who place, finish, protect, and repair concrete floors, walls, driveways, sidewalks, stairs, and other surfaces. This health and safety manual contains the information they need to protect themselves from the hazards they face in the workplace.

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B013 - Health and Safety Guide: Masonry, Tile, Terrazzo, and Allied Trades

This pocket-sized guide provides an introduction to the most common health and safety hazards faced by workers and small employers in the masonry, tile, terrazzo, and allied trades.

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W130F - Obligations Du Propriétaire: Substances désignées dans les chantiers de construction

Obligations du proprietaire: Substances designees dans les chantiers de construction (W130F)

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W253 - Health And Safety Advisory: Failure of Lanyards and Lifelines When Working on a Leading Edge

When working at heights, workers often rely on fall protection equipment to keep them safe.

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W001 - Training Requirements Chart

Training gives workers the knowledge to recognize the hazards they face and do their jobs safely. It also helps employers fulfil their duty to protect the health and safety of their workers.

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W327 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: ICI - Pipe Trades

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as chronic back pain or shoulder problems, often take time to develop. Forceful exertion, awkward positions, hand-arm and whole-body vibration, contact stress, and repetitive tasks can add up over time to produce an MSD.

This guide can help pipe trade workers (plumbers and steamfitters) in the ICI sector identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them. 10 pages. Mar 2016.

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W328 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: ICI - Electricians

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as chronic back pain or shoulder problems, often take time to develop. Forceful exertion, awkward positions, hand-arm and whole-body vibration, contact stress, and repetitive tasks can add up over time to produce an MSD.

This guide can help electricians in the ICI sector identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them. 10 pages. Mar 2016.

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IHSA051 - Call Before You Dig

This six-panel brochure will help you understand your responsibilities and where to go for assistance to locate underground services. What lies below can hurt you. Protect your investment, your workers, and the public. 2016 ed.

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W322 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: ICI - Drywallers

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as chronic back pain or shoulder problems, often take time to develop. Forceful exertion, awkward positions, hand-arm and whole-body vibration, contact stress, and repetitive tasks can add up over time to produce an MSD.

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W157 - Health and Safety Advisory: Gaskets, Boilers, and Asbestos

If you work around boilers and pipes, you should know that friable asbestos (asbestos that is easily crumbled, pulverized, or powdered) was installed in some boiler components until around 1985.

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IHSA042 - Carbon Monoxide: The Unseen Enemy for Drivers

Carbon monoxide (CO) is the "unseen" enemy because it is a colourless, odourless, highly poisonous gas.

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IHSA043 - Lifting Safety

This three-panel brochure outlines the keys to lifting and lowering:

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IHSA044 - School Bus Safety

School bus drivers are responsible for maintenance of their bus equipment, passenger safety and control, and safe and timely passage on the roads.

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W455 - Health and Safety Advisory: Working Safely On or Around Heavy Equipment

Working on or around heavy equipment is high-risk work. If an incident occurs, the result is often a life-altering injury such as a broken bone, head injury, or even loss of life.

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IHSA041 - Trucking Operations: Your Personal Safety

This three-panel brochure features safety tips for truck drivers.

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IHSA037 - Preventing MSDs Using Ergonomic Solutions

This brochure explains how IHSA can help your company put ergonomic solutions in place to prevent MSDs.

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W454 - Health and Safety Advisory: Mobile Devices - A Dangerous Distraction on Construction Sites

There are many hazards associated with using your mobile device on a construction site, especially when operating or working around vehicles and equipment. This advisory provides guidelines on limiting the use of mobile devices to prevent distractions and lower the risk of being struck by moving vehicles and equipment on a jobsite. 2 pages. May 2015.

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B010 - Your Guide to Safe, Efficient, Winter Driving

This pocket-sized booklet provides information on safe driving during the hazardous winter months.

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B016 - Handbook for Construction Traffic Control Persons

This pocket-sized handbook measures 3½” x 5½”. Topics include: objectives and requirements of a traffic control person, equipment needed, safety tips, preparations and checklists, rights and regulations. 20 pages. Revised 2014.

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B025 - Safe Practices for Residential Basement Construction

This 8-page booklet is designed to protect the safety of workers constructing basements on residential projects.

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B026 - Guidelines - Joint Health and Safety Committee

These guidelines provide a simplified, concise, consistent and enforceable procedure for implementing the portion of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that deals with Joint Health and Safety Committees. 6 pages.

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B028 - Guidelines - Worker Trades Committee

These guidelines provide a simplified, concise, consistent and enforceable procedure for implementing the portion of the Occupational Health and Safety Act that deals exclusively with Worker Trades Committees. 5 pages.

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B030 - Emergency Response Planning for Construction Projects

Advice on how to develop Emergency Response Procedures for construction projects. 8 pages. 2003 ed.

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B038 - Young Workers: Special Issue

This special issue of Construction Safety magazine focuses on young workers: why they're more at risk for accidents and how to help protect them. 8 pages.

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B040 - Construction Safety Magazine (Winter 2007/8)

This issue of Construction Safety magazine describes the most common occupational health and disease hazards and how to control them.

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B045 - Contractor's Toolkit

The Contractor's Toolkit can help firms develop or improve their health and safety program. It contains resources to help you comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Construction Regulations as well as Ministry of Labour audits and inspections. Revised August 2012.

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DS029 - Incident Investigation

Explains step-by-step how to conduct a thorough accident investigation, then demonstrates real-life situations through two case histories. Revised Nov 2010.

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DS032 - Helicopter Lifting

Covers planning, pre-flight briefing, responsibilities, ground crew procedures, signalling, and other aspects of helicopter lifting in construction. 20 pages. 2000 edition.

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DS033 - Slings

Covers sling materials, configurations, angles, working load limits, centre of gravity, and other aspects of safe sling use. Also includes information on specific types: wire rope slings, chain slings, and web slings. 36 pages. 2000 edition.

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DS036 - Synthetic Vitreous Fibres

Protection and prevention measures for glass wool, mineral wool, and refractory ceramic fibres. Includes carcinogenic classifications and air sampling data. 26 pages. 2005 edition.

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DS037 - Asbestos Controls for Construction, Renovation, and Demolition

A comprehensive handbook for dealing safely with asbestos. Complies with the new Asbestos Regulation 278/05. 70 pages. Revised, 2008. Reprinted, 2012.

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IHSA005 - Health and Safety Aggregate Sector

This four-panel brochure contains helpful health and safety information relevant to the aggregate sector.

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IHSA010 - Roofers Safety Pamphlet

This two-sided (six panel) pamphlet features safety tips and best practices for shingling and low slope/flat roofing.

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IHSA011 - Keep Your Promise Poster

This poster promotes safe workplaces by illustrating the hardship and tragedy a work-related death leaves for friends and family through the stark imagery of a child who has lost a parent. That worker will not be able to keep the promise he or she made to friends and family to come home safely. 17 " x 22".

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IHSA019 - Transportation Courses for the Utility Sector

Electrical utilities need to rely on a variety of vehicles in order for employees to get their work completed safely. That means they need to have a strong understanding of their vehicles and the safe work procedures needed to operate them. The courses in this specialty catalogue focus directly on transportation safety issues. 12 pages.

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IHSA020 - Transportation Courses for the Construction Sector

The construction sector relies on a variety of vehicles in order for employees to get their work completed safely. That means they need to have a strong understanding of their vehicles and the safe work procedures required to operate them. The courses in this specialty catalogue focus directly on transportation safety issues. 12 pages.

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IHSA022 - Certificate of Recognition Brochure

COR™ is a national standard for the measurement and continuous improvement of workplace health and safety systems in Canada. Now it’s in Ontario. Don’t get left behind. Start working towards COR™ certification today.

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IHSA023 - Hiring a Roofing Contractor: Tips for Homeowners

An information brochure about hiring a roofing contractor.

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IHSA024 - MSD Hazards and Controls for Low-Slope Roofers Brochure

This brochure provides information on how roofing companies can develop an MSD prevention plan based on the potential hazards associated with common roofing tasks and the solutions to control these hazards.

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IHSA025 - Heat Stress Prevention for Roofers Brochure

This brochure helps roofers learn about heat stress, recognize the symptoms, and control the hazards.

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IHSA026 - Working at Heights and Fall Protection Brochure

This brochure reminds people that falls are a main cause of workplace fatalities in Ontario. It contains important safety information for industry workers and homeowners.

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IHSA027 - Temporary Stairs on Residential Construction Sites

On residential construction sites, temporary stairs are often put in place before the permanent stairs are built.

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IHSA029 - Best Practices for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Ontario

Working, travelling, and parking on the frozen surface of ponds, lakes, and rivers can be a hazardous activity. This Best Practice covers the basic steps for planning, design, construction, operation, and closure of an over-ice project, while ensuring that worker safety is protected.

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IHSA029F - Pratiques exemplaires de construction et de travail sécuritaire sur les couches de glace en Ontario

Travailler, se déplacer et se stationner sur les couches de glace gelées des étangs, des lacs et des rivières peuvent être des activités dangereuses.

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IHSA038 - Distracted Driving Hazards Poster

This poster can be posted at workplaces, on jobsites, or at truck stops to remind workers to drive safely.

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IHSAV103 - IHSA Magazine Vol.10 Issue 3

Volume 10, Issue 3 of our magazine includes articles on: Message from IHSA's CEO, Make safety work for you, In just ten minutes, and many more.

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W015 - Summary of 2014 Revisions to Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7

The Ontario Traffic Manual Book 7 (Temporary Conditions) provides the basic requirements for traffic control in work zones during roadway or utility construction and maintenance on or beside public highways.

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V005 - Safety Talks Manual

The Safety Talks manual covers a wide variety of safety topics for the construction industry. Delivered by supervisors or health and safety reps, Safety Talks provide a hands-on way to reinforce accident prevention on the job.

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SPG9 - Live Line Tool Techniques SPG

This guide will familiarize personnel with specialized techniques, work practices, tools and equipment deemed necessary to carry out live line tool techniques on energized circuits.

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SPG8 - Line Clearing Operations SPG

This guide designates the practices that should be followed by member firms when involved in overhead line clearing operations.

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SPG6 - Hydraulics SPG

This guide is not intended to train personnel as qualified mechanics, but will provide pertinent information and general recommendations deemed necessary to help personnel operate hydraulic equipment.

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SPG5 - High Voltage Rubber Techniques to 36 kV SPG

This guide will familiarize personnel with the specialized techniques, work practices and protective equipment necessary to safely carry out high voltage rubber techniques on circuits up to 36kV.

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SPG4 - Excavating with Hydrovacs in the Vicinity of Underground Electrical Plant

This pocket-sized safe practice guide is intended to familiarize personnel with the specialized techniques, work practices, and equipment to safely work with hydrovac equipment in the vicinity of underground electrical plant. 44 pages. Rev. 09/2013.

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SPG3 - Entry and Work in Confined Spaces SPG

This guide designates the practices that should be followed when entry and work in a confined space is required.

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SPG20 - Low Voltage Applications SPG

This guide designates the practices that should be followed by member firms when involved in low voltage applications.

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SPG19 - Ladder Safety SPG

This guide is not intended as a training manual, but will provide pertinent information and general recommendations deemed necessary to perform work involving ladders in a safe and efficient manner.

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SPG16 - Temporary Grounding and Bonding Techniques SPG

This guide designates the practices that should be followed by member firms when involved in de-energizing isolated electrical circuits or apparatus.

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SPG14 - Ropes, Rigging and Slinging Hardware SPG

This guide designates the practices that should be followed by member firms when using ropes, slings and rigging procedures.

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SPG12 - Underground Electrical Systems

This guide will look at the different components of underground systems from types of underground systems to cable and fault locating of URD cable.

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SPG11 - Pole Handling SPG

This guide provides valuable, field-tested information on pole installation, hydraulic equipment, pole removal and other facets of safe work practice for pole handling.

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SPG1 - Bare Hand Live Line Techniques SPG

This guide outlines specialized techniques, work practices and equipment necessary to safely carry out bare hand live line techniques on circuits energized to 50 kV. General recommendations only.

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S052 - Fall Protection Stickers

There are two versions of the Fall Protection stickers which convey the messages "Tie Off" and "Falls Are Killing Us". They measure 2 1/2" in diameter and come in a sheet with 10 stickers per sheet.

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RR004 - The Use of Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters on Portable Generators

Guidelines for using GFCIs used on portable generators in construction. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. 8½” x 11”. 20 pages. 1997 edition.

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M010 - Electrical Construction and Maintenance Workers’ Safety Manual

This pocket-sized manual was written for electrical workers and is a useful tool that apprentices, journeypersons, supervisors, and management can use to help keep safety in mind when planning work. It reflects the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Construction Projects regulation (213/91), Workplace Electrical Safety Standard (CAN/CSA Z462), and Ontario Electrical Code.

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M025 - Audiovisual Catalogue

IHSA loans videos to its members at no cost for a period of two (2) weeks. To help users plan training meetings etc., materials have been grouped into broad subject categories.

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M026 - Trenching Safety

The Trenching Safety manual provides an introduction to trenching hazards. Contents include: soil types, causes of cave-ins, protection and safeguards, and emergency procedures. 32 pages. Revised, Nov 2010.

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M029F - Manuel de santé et sécurité de l’industrie de la construction

Le Manuel de santé et sécurité de l’industrie de la construction est le guide en matière de santé et sécurité le plus complet de l’Association ontarienne de la sécurité dans la construction. C’est un outil essentiel pour tous les travailleurs. Édition 2008.

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M034 - WHMIS Update and Review Workbook

Helps fulfill the requirements for annual WHMIS update training. Includes review material, a questionnaire, and a punch-out card to be issued upon completion of training. Revised, Feb 2009. 12 pages.

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M034F - Cahier de révision SIMDUT (WHMIS Review – French)

Ce cahier peut être utilisé pour la révision annuelle obligatoire de Système d’information sur les matières dangereuses utilisées au travail (SIMDUT). 17 pages.

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M035 - Hoisting and Rigging Safety Manual

Designed for field and classroom use, this book covers major subjects from IHSA's Rigging Manual (RM001) and Mobile Crane Manual (MC001). Revised, 2012.

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M063 - Homebuilding Health and Safety Manual

This manual contains everything Homebuilders need to recognize and protect themselves against construction health and safety hazards. 2006 edition.

As of Jan 2007, the pdf version is in colour.

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M064 - Formwork Health and Safety Manual

New 2008 edition. This manual covers health and safety for formwork in construction. Topics include: site preparation, material handling, assembly, erecting formwork, concrete, stripping and removal. 68 pages. 2008 edition.

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M070 - Low-Slope Roofing Health and Safety Manual

Workers who perform low-slope or flat roofing activities are exposed to a number of hazards. This manual covers those hazards and recommends ways to eliminate or control them.

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M075 - Safe Work Practices for the Aggregates Industry

This manual provides workers in the aggregates industry with guidelines for performing their work safely. With 26 chapters, this is a comprehensive health and safety resource covering not only common worksite hazards but also hazards specific to the aggregates industry. Revised January 2015. 8 ½″ x 11″. 64 pages.

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P026 - Guardrails Poster

This poster reminds workers to "Place guardrails around openings". 17” x 22”.

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P044 - Falls Are Killing Us Poster (Small)

The smaller version of the fall protection posters measures 8½” x 11” and conveys the message, "Falls Are Killing Us: Tie Off". 3-colour. Paper.

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P104 - Mould Remediation Chart Poster

Depending on the type of material and the extent of contamination, the Mould Remediation Chart helps determine what actions, clean-up methods, personal protective equipment (PPE) and containment measures should be taken.

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P106 - Look Out for Powerlines Poster

This poster reminds workers to look out for overhead powerlines. Colour. 17" x 22" (High Res). 8 1/2" x 11" (PDF).

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P107 - Wear Your Seatbelt Poster

This poster reminds workers to wear their seatbelt when operating heavy equipment. Colour. 8 1/2" x 11".

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IHSA013 - The Hazards of Heat Stress Poster

When working in hot environments, dehydration can lead to heat-related illnesses. This poster provides tips on how to prevent these illnesses, symptoms to be aware of, and possible treatment options. 11" x 17".

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W006 - Health and Safety Guide for Contracting Out Work

Owners/employers are legally responsible for the health and safety of all workers on a site, including subcontracted employees. Make sure health and safety is important to any company you contract. 4 pages.

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W013 - Ready Mix Driver Hand Signals

Hand signals for ready mix drivers.

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W030 - Locating Underground Utilities

This advisory contains helpful information for the excavator about locating underground utilities before starting to dig. 1 page.

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W101 - Occupational Health Risks: Pipe Trades

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W102 - Occupational Health Risks: Millwrights

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W103 - Occupational Health Risks: Boilermakers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W104 - Occupational Health Risks: Masonry and Allied Trades

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W105 - Occupational Health Risks: Sheetmetal Workers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W106 - Occupational Health Risks: Acoustic and Drywall Trades

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W107 - Occupational Health Risks: Elevator and Escalator Trades

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W108 - Occupational Health Risks: Roofers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W109 - Occupational Health Risks: Rodworkers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W111 - Occupational Health Risks: Electrical Workers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W112 - Occupational Health Risks: Insulator Trades

A four-page booklet with prevention information for insulation workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W113 - Occupational Health Risks: Ironworkers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for ironworkers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W114 - Occupational Health Risks: Operating Engineers and Heavy Equipment Operators

A four-page booklet with prevention information for operating engineers and heavy equipment operators and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W115 - Occupational Health Risks: Refrigeration Workers

A four-page booklet with prevention information for refrigeration workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W116 - Occupational Health Risks: Painters

A four-page booklet with prevention information for painters and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W120 - Occupational Health Risks Booklet

This booklet is a collection of 15 occupational health risk brochures for workers in trades that are at an increased risk of exposure to hazardous agents and the development of occupational diseases. These brochures include prevention information for workers and a diagnostic toolkit for physicians and primary health providers.

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W130 - Owner's Duties: Designated Substances on Construction Projects

The Occupational Health and Safety Act requires that a project owner identify designated substances on the project and provide a list to prospective constructors as part of the tendering information. This guide provides info on preparing the owner's report and includes a report form. 5 pages.

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W150 - Health and Safety Advisory: Scleroderma

Inhaling silica can not only cause silicosis or lung cancer, but also scleroderma, a disorder of connective tissue that holds various body parts together. This advisory contains helpful advice to reduce your risk of exposure.

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W151 - Health and Safety Advisory: Ethanol and water mixtures

Ethanol/water mixtures in geothermal loops are flammable. Contractors and workers in the geothermal industry need to know that handling ethanol/water mixtures can be hazardous.

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W152 - Health and Safety Advisory: Heat Stress and Type 3 Asbestos Operations

In Ontario, asbestos remediation requires full-body protective coveralls, head coverings, and other personal protective equipment such as respirators, gloves, and boots. These types of protective clothing can put workers at increased risk of developing heat-related illnesses.

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W154 - Health and Safety Advisory: Gas Line and Sewer Service Line Conflicts

This advisory outlines what you need to do before clearing a blocked sewer service line.

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W155 - Health and Safety Advisory - Legionellosis: A Cooling-Tower Hazard

Maintaining cooling towers can put you at risk of a respiratory infection by Legionella bacteria. This advisory contains a checklist for inspecting cooling towers and a list of key information to ask the building owner.

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W156 - Health and Safety Advisory: Toxic Exposure to Manganese in Welding Fume

Breathing in toxic welding fume can have serious health effects and exposure to manganese is regulated under Regulation 833: Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents. This advisory outlines the health effects of manganese, the factors that can increase manganese exposure, and the control methods for limiting exposure to welding fume.

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W200 - Ladders Poster

This poster shows you how to set up a ladder at a safe angle. Colour. 8 1/2" x 11".

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W201 - Fall Protection for Roofing Poster

This poster reminds you that roofing tools include fall protection. Print this poster and post at your workplace. Colour. 8 1/2" x 11". (PDF file).

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W202 - Housekeeping Poster

This poster reminds you that a safe site is a clean site and to throw out tripping hazards. Print this poster and post at your workplace. Colour. 8 1/2" x 11". (PDF file).

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W203 - Prevent Falls From Ladders Poster

This poster gives workers some helpful tips to prevent falls from ladders. Full Colour PDF. 8 1/2" x 11".

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W204 - Cover Floor Openings Poster

This poster reminds workers to cover all floor openings to prevent falls. Full Colour PDF. 8 1/2" x 11".

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W205 - Elements of a Safe Scaffold Poster

This poster illustrates the proper elements of a safe scaffold. Full Colour PDF. 8 1/2" x 11".

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W210 - Residential Roof Truss Installation Procedures

The following procedures provide fall protection to workers during the placing and installation of roof trusses. The guide outlines three methods of installing roof trusses using three types of scaffolds. Revised Nov 2013. 27 pages. Black and white.

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W250 - Health and Safety Advisory: Roof Openings and Skylights

There have been a number of incidents of workers falling through roof openings and skylights resulting in critical injuries and fatalities. This advisory provides some straightforward ways to prevent these types of incidents from occurring in the future.

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W252 - Health And Safety Advisory: SRLs for Leading Edge Work

This advisory outlines the risks associated with anchoring SRLs horizontally while working on a leading or unprotected edge and provides prevention information to reduce those risks.

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W300 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Rodworkers

This profile can help rodworkers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W301 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Masonry

This profile can help masonry workers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W302 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Drywall

This profile can help drywallers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W303 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Concrete Floors and Drains

This profile can help homebuilders working on concrete floors and drains identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W304 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Carpentry Finishing

This profile can help workers in the carpentry finishing trade identify MSD hazards in their job and learn how to control them.

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W305 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Flooring

This profile can help flooring workers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W306 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Framing

This profile can help framers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W307 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: General Labourers

This profile can help general labourers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W308 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Plumbing

This profile can help plumbers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W309 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls - Homebuilding: Sloped Roofing

This profile can help roofers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W310 - Work Smarter - Not Harder Poster: Prevent MSDs in the Masonry Trade

This poster contains tips to help workers in the masonry trade reduce musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

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W311 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Roofers

This profile can help roofers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W312 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Millwrights

This profile can help millwrights identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W313 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Boilermakers

This profile can help boilermakers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W314 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Sheetmetal

This profile can help sheetmetal workers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W315 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning

This profile can help refrigeration and air conditioning workers identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W316 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Carpenters

This profile can help carpenters identify MSD hazards in their job and how to control them.

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W317 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Civil Construction

This guide can help workers in the civil construction trade identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them.

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W318 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Tile and Terrazzo

This guide can help workers in the tile and terrazzo trade identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them.

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W319 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: Demolition

This guide can help workers in the demolition trade identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them.

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W320 - Work Smarter - Not Harder Poster: Prevent MSDs in the Terrazzo and Tile Trade

This poster contains tips to help workers in the terrazzo, tile, and natural stone trade reduce musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).

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W321 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: High-rise Forming

This guide can help workers in the high-rise forming trade identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them.

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W323 - Musculoskeletal Hazards and Controls: ICI - Insulators

This guide can help Insulators in the ICI sector identify musculoskeletal hazards in their job and learn how to control them.

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W450 - Health and Safety Advisory: Quick Couplers

When not installed or maintained correctly, heavy equipment attachments (tools attached by “quick couplers” instead of traditional “pins”) may release unexpectedly and fall, causing near misses, accidents, injuries, and fatalities.

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W451 - Health and Safety Advisory: Hoisting Portable Toilets

Follow these safety tips when hoisting portable toilets from one level to another on high-rise projects.

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W452 - Health and Safety Advisory: Boom Extensions (Jibs) Detaching from Mobile Cranes

Serious workplace injuries have occurred when boom extensions (jibs) commonly found on telescopic boom mobile cranes unexpectedly detached during installation or stowage.

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W453 - Health and Safety Advisory - Reversing Vehicles: Personnel Detection Systems

New technologies have been developed to detect workers behind reversing vehicles and equipment. This advisory provides brief descriptions of a few of these systems and outlines their benefits and limitations. 2 pages.

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W700 - Don’t Let Noise Steal Your Hearing

Noise-induced hearing loss is one of the fastest-growing occupational diseases in Ontario. Exposure to noise may sometimes be unavoidable, but hearing loss is 100 per cent preventable. Use the tips in this guide to help ensure that hearing protection devices are used properly at your workplace. 4 pages.

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W720 - Respirator Basics Poster

This poster shows you how to choose the right respirator for the job and how to properly fit, clean and store it.

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M049 - Erecting and Dismantling Frame Shoring Towers

A guide outlining the proper procedures for the erection and dismantling of frame shoring towers. Revised Dec 2013. 15 pages.

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