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Document List Using "workplace safety"

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  2011 Report to Stakeholders
(Workers' Compensation Board) This document complements the Annual Report. It provides additional detail and outlines the organization's progress towards the goals and objectives outlined in its current Strategic and Operational Plan.
  2012 Annual Report
(Workers' Compensation Board) As required under Section 175 of The Workers' Compensation Act, 1979, the WCB submits an Annual Report to the Lieutenant Governor in Council of transactions during the preceding year.
  2013 Annual Report
(Workers' Compensation Board) Section 178 of The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013 requires that we submit an Annual Report to the Lieutenant Governor giving information about our performance against our Strategic and Operational Plan and financial statements.
  2013 Report to Stakeholders
(Workers' Compensation Board) The Report to Stakeholders complements the Annual Report. It provides additional detail and outlines our progress towards the goals and objectives outlined in our Strategic and Operational Plan.
  2015-2017 Strategic and Operational Plan
(Workers' Compensation Board) The Strategic Plan is rooted in the Meredith Principles and describes what we hold to be true about Saskatchewan’s compensation system, our stakeholders, and the nature of our relationships with workers, employers and the people of Saskatchewan.
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  Audiometric Testing in Saskatchewan
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide will help employers comply with the occupational health and safety requirements for audiometric (hearing)testing and counseling, confidentially and the handling of information. It contains recommendations for audiometric testing equipment, background noise levels in testing areas, calibration of audiometers and the handling and keeping of test results.
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  Chemical and Biological Substances Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide for employers explains Saskatchewan’s general health and safety requirements for handling chemical and biological substances. It also contains prevention measures and additional resources for the workplace.
  Competency for Operation of Powered Mobile Equipment Checklist
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) The Competency for Operation of Powered Mobile Equipment (PME) Checklist is an example of a checklist employers can use to evaluate a workers’ competency. This checklist is only an example and should be modified to include specifics on the PME being used.
  Comprendre la santé et la sécurité au travail en Saskatchewan
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) Le présent document énonce en termes clairs les exigences prévues par la législation en matière de santé et de sécurité au travail. Son but est d’aider les employeurs et les travailleurs à mieux comprendre leurs droits et leurs responsabilités en matière de prévention des blessures et des maladies au travail.
  Cytotoxic Drugs
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide explains the employers’ duties for protecting health care facility workers from exposure to cytotoxic drugs. Worker exposures could occur at hospitals, special care and personal care homes, cancer and other medical clinics, and home care situations.
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  Elements of an Occupational Health Safety Program
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide explains what information must be included in an an occupational health and safety program (a definite plan of action, designed for each specific workplace to prevent incidents and occupational disease).
  Emergency Showers and Eye Washes
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides the health and safety standards for emergency showers and eyewashes. It helps employers determine if their workplace requires regular showers, emergency showers or eyewashes.
  Excavating and Trenching Safely Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides employers and contractors with information to help prevent harmful incidents to workers when excavating.
  Eye Injury Prevention
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide explains employer’s duties in preventing eye injuries including: the risk factors; when eye and face protection and other control measures are required; how to choose “suitable” and “approved” eye and face protection; and how to recognize and treat eye injuries.
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  Facts about Mould
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide contains information about the different types of mould, the health problems associated with indoor moulds and prevention measures that can be taken.
  First Aid in Saskatchewan Workplaces Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides information about the first aid requirements, the supplies to be included in a first aid box and the recommended quantity per number of workers, and other requirements bases on Class A and Class B qualifications.
  Forklifts and Safe Operation
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides advice to employers on how to implement and maintain effective systems to ensure the safe operation of forklifts. Note: that this guide does not deal with extending or telescoping boom material handling equipment.
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  Guidelines for Managing Asbestos in Buildings
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide outlines what actions are required and recommended when asbestos is present in a buildings. It also provides the requirements of the Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry of Public Buildings.
  Guidelines for Managing Asbestos in Buildings
(Workers' Compensation Board) This guide outlines what actions are required and recommended when asbestos is present in a buildings. It also provides the requirements of the Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry of Public Buildings.
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  Harassment Prevention Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides an outline to employers on how to develop a harassment policy and the best practices to use when dealing with harassment. There are two sample harassment policies for Saskatchewan workplaces within the guide.
  Health and Safety Orientation and Training for Workers: A Guide for Employers
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) The Health and Safety Orientation and Training Guide for Employers provides guidance to employers and supervisors about how to orientate and train workers.
  Hot Conditions Guidelines
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This information bulletin outlines the employer's responsibility to control hot conditions at their indoor place of employment helping prevent heat stress disorders.
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  Indoor Air Quality Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide assists workplaces with investigating and resolving common indoor air quality concerns. It is intended for workplaces such as offices, schools and retail outlets. It is not intended for home-based businesses, manufacturing or other industrial workplaces.
  Information for Workers Brochure
(Workers' Compensation Board) The "Information for Workers" brochure contains information about how to report an injury, describes the claims process and benefits injured workers receive, as well as explaining how to appeal a decision.
  Interpretive Guide: Parts III, IV, V and IX of The Saskatchewan Employment Act
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) An interpretation guide on Occupational Health and Safety legislation under The Saskatchewan Employment Act. These provisions were a result of public consultations on legislation related to health and safety in the workplace.
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  Job Safety Analysis
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) The Job Safety Analysis Guide discusses the benefits of doing a job safety analysis and what the steps are. Sample worksheets and forms can also be found within the guide.
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  Musculoskeletal Injuries Prevention Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide explains the responsibilities of employers/contractors and prevention measures related to workplace musculoskeletal injuries.
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  Policy Dialogue - Issue 16
(Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy) Articles in this issue include: The Clash Over the Nature of Environmental Limits, Multiculturalism Meets "Reasonable Accommodation", Accountability and Education, The American View of Canadian Health Care, Punishment in the Criminal Justice System, Curbing Impaired Driving and Workplace Injuries, and more.
  Protecting Outdoor Workers from West Nile Virus
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides information to employers and workers about what West Nile is, who is at risk, the symptoms of the disease and what employers can do to reduce the risk of infection to outdoor workers.
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  Safety Information Management System User Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) The Safety Information Management System User Guide assists employers with registration and navigation of the database.
  Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry for Public Buildings User Guide: Searching
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides users with step-by-step instructions on how to search and access the Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry of Public Buildings.
  Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry for Public Buildings User Guide: User Accounts and Submissions
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides building owners with step-by-step instructions on how to set up an account or add a building to the Saskatchewan Asbestos Registry of Public Buildings.
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  The Farm Safety Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides advice about training, clarifies employer and worker roles and responsibilities and identifies workplace hazards on the farm.
  The Mines Regulations, 2003 Proposed Changes Consultation Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) The Mines Regulations, 2003 Proposed Changes Consultation Guide outlines the changes to the regulations in their entirety. These are proposals for consultation and not final regulations. There are minor housekeeping changes that are not included in the consultation guide.
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  Understanding Occupational Health and Safety in Saskatchewan
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) An overview of Saskatchewan's occupational health and safety legislation under The Saskatchewan Employment Act for employers and employees.
  Understanding the WCB
(Workers' Compensation Board) Understanding the WCB is part of the larger WorkSafe Saskatchewan initiative to create safety and injury prevention awareness
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  Violence: A Guide to Developing a Violence Policy Statement
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide will help employers and workers to develop and implement a violence policy and prevention program for their workplace. The guide provides two samples of a violence policy.
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  Working Under Hot Conditions Guide
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) This guide provides information to employers and workers on how to control hot conditions and prevent heat stress disorders in the workplace.
  Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS)
(Labour Relations and Workplace Safety) General information of WHMIS.
  Workplace Health: Changes and Challenges
(Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy) “Workplace Health: Changes and Challenges” examines workplace health issues in Saskatchewan and compares them to workplace health and safety in Alberta and British Columbia. Walker analyzes the three Western provinces’ use of the internal responsibility system (IRS), which has become the underlying philosophy of current occupational health and safety legislation and programs in Canada. Four key IRS elements are reviewed: joint worker-employer workplace committees, regulations and inspections, sanctions for non-compliance, and voluntary or incentive programs.
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