Mining is a hazardous industry that poses risks to workers' health and safety. In Canada and many parts of the world, risk reduction is needed to protect workers from traumatic injury, ergonomic hazards, and noise.
Oil & Gas
The oil and gas industry includes flammable gases such as well gases, vapors, and hydrogen sulfide. Thus, workers face a greater risk of being burned in an accident than in other industries.
The marine industry carries a number of risks, including the use of power tools, but also poses challenges specific to that environment. Examples include severe weather and working and living within restricted space.
Construction industry is one of the most dangerous industries in Canada because of the combination of health and safety risks posed by vehicles, equipment, and manual tasks.
Healthcare workers face many hazards at their jobs. Although it is possible to prevent these hazards by getting various safety training, healthcare workers continue to experience injuries at work.
Workers in heavy civil industry face a wide range of occupational health and safety hazards on the job, including asbestos exposure, heavy loads, adverse weather conditions, and work at heights.
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We use ladders so often that we usually don’t think about how to use them safely. But every time you climb a ladder there is potential for an accident. In most cases, falls from ladders can be easily prevented by following these steps: Plan your work and assess whether using a ladder is the best …