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Document ID (ISN)76923
CIS number 01-1009
ISBN(s) 0-660-16591-0
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Title School workers' health and safety guide
Bibliographic information Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1996. vi, 130p. Illus. Price: CAD 10.00 (Canada); USD 10.00 (elsewhere).
Abstract This guide is the English version of a document whose French-language version has already been analysed (see CIS 99-762). It is aimed at workers, supervisors, teachers, principals, school board officials and safety and health committee members in schools and other educational establishments. Its objective is to enable persons working in schools and other educational establishments to recognize workplace hazards, prevent accidents and injuries by safe work practices and use of personal protective equipment, deal with accidents and emergencies and understand their duties and rights under occupational safety and health legislation. A list of addresses of government departments in Canada that can be contacted for additional information is also included.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; training material; educational institutions; Canada
Descriptors (secondary) materials handling; outdoor work; maintenance; ergonomics; tools and work holding devices; training manuals; extreme temperatures; biological hazards; safe working methods; sports and recreation; legislation; replaced; safety guides; personal protective equipment
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Physical fitness programmes
Teaching and educational institutions
OSH training