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W255 - Health and Safety Advisory: Cautions for Self-retracting Devices with Leading Edge Capabilities

Self-retracting devices are commonly used in the construction industry to help prevent falls.

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P085 - In Case of Injury or Illness at Work

The WSIB's "In Case of Injury At Work" Poster outlines the steps that should be taken to report an accident. It must be posted on site.

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DS029 - Incident Investigation

A prime objective for investigating incidents is to prevent them from happening again. By finding the causes of an incident and taking steps to control or eliminate these causes, we can prevent similar incidents in the future.

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P054 - Quit Smoking

Keep your promise it’s never too late to quit smoking to come home healthy and safe every day.

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W002 - Health and Safety Representatives in Construction

This guideline provides helpful information for workers who are selected to be their company’s Health and Safety Representative.

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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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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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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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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. 2018 Edition

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ICI—Low-Slope Roofing

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), such as chronic back pain or shoulder problems, often take time to develop.

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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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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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