Safety Basics

Safety Basics

Safety Talk for Ski Areas: Lift Operators – Preventing Collisions

This safety talk provides do's and don'ts to help workers avoid being struck by equipment, machinery, and people in load/unload zones.

Safety Basics

Safe Work Practices for Helicopter & Snowcat Skiing Operators: Tree Well Extraction

This document describes how to safely rescue someone who has become trapped in a tree well.

Safety Basics

Safe Work Practices for Helicopter & Snowcat Skiing Operators: Slope Cutting

This document describes the legal requirements for avalanche risk assessment and safety tips for slope cutting.

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Safe Work Practices for Helicopter & Snowcat Skiing Operators: Loading/Unloading Equipment into Snowcat Basket

This document describes how to safely load and unload a snowcat.

Safety Basics

Safe Work Practices for Helicopter & Snowcat Skiing Operators: Loading/Unloading Equipment into Helicopter Basket

This document describes how to safely load and unload a helicopter.

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Safe Work Practices for Helicopter & Snowcat Skiing Operators: Fueling the Helicopter

This document describes how to safely fuel a helicopter and what to do if there is a fuel spill.

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Safe Work Practices for Helicopter & Snowcat Skiing Operators: Assisting Fallen Guests in Snow

This document describes how to safely help a guest who has fallen in deep snow.

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The Recipe for Kitchen Safety? Training and Awareness

More than 60 percent of injuries in the food service sector involve kitchen workers. Commercial kitchens operate at a fast pace, with multiple hazards and a steady stream of new employees. Share this Safety Talk with your workers during safety meetings and pin it to your safety bulletin board for maximum exposure.

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Teaching Young Workers About the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

Employers are responsible for creating and managing healthy and safe workplaces and workers need to understand their right to speak up if something doesn’t feel right. Enhance your safety culture by maintaining open lines of communication and encouraging workers to ask questions and to be open. Understanding how to work safely is crucial to reducing… Continue reading Teaching Young Workers About the Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

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New First Aid Requirements are Coming – Effective July 1, 2018

Occupational first aid training requirements are changing on July 1 2018, in order to cover a broader spectrum of medical issues, and align treatment protocols with Canadian and international best practices. Learn more about the changes here.