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  • Line A: Safe Work Practices Competency: A-4 Describe Personal Safety Practices

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Jul 17, 2018

    Description: These Learning Tasks describe the clothing and protective equipment workers must wear on the job site and the safety precautions they must take to protect themselves and others from injury. Special personal protective equipment (PPE) is required on the job site. The equipment used will depend on the hazards anticipated. When working at elevations, significant hazards are present and fall protection is normally required. Knowing the hazards allows workers to select methods to reduce the hazard a...[more]

  • Line A: Safe Work Practices Competency A-3: Handle Hazardous Materials Safely

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Jul 17, 2018

    Description: Workers exposed to hazardous materials may be at risk for many serious health problems, such as kidney or lung damage, sterility, cancer, allergic reactions, or burns. Some hazardous materials can also cause fires or explosions. Legislation and regulations are in place to reduce injuries or diseases caused by exposure to hazardous materials used in the workplace. Every person working with or near controlled products has the right to know the hazards and how to safely use the products. The foll...[more]

  • Line A: Safe Work Practices Competency A-1: Control Workplace Hazards

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    Author(s): Camosun College
    Date: Jul 17, 2018

    Description: Safety is a part of the job. When you take a job, you have a safety obligation to your employer, co-workers, family, and yourself. By recognizing and understanding the hazards in your work area, you can prevent the occurrence of many accidents. Most accidents are preventable. Both employees and employers must take responsibility for making the workplace safe. The following list of lines and competencies was generated with the goal of creating an entry-level trades training resource, while stil...[more]