Employment and Young Worker Awareness

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What health and safety materials must be present in the workplace as required by WSIB?
The following Health and Safety Materials must be present in the workplace which is required by WSIB: WSIB first aid regulations 1101, injury poster, first aid training, first aid box, first aid log, and the copy of the regulations.

Examine the information regarding the roles, rights and responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace of employees and employers. Briefly describe a story from “True Tales of Health and Safety” on the Young Worker Awareness Program website. State 3 things the worker and 3 things the employer could have done differently to avoid the injury. Dan Kramp Story:

Dan Kramp a fifteen year old student was working as summer student, at a meat processing Dan's arm was caught in a meat auger, pulling him in from his fingertips to his shoulder. He is very lucky just to be alive and even after major restorative surgery has only limited use of his arm and hand. Dan is currently finishing high school.

State 3 things the worker could have done differently to avoid the injury: * Ask questions about the machine, ask for training
* Know their rights
* Make sure the safe guard or ask for protective equipment
State 3 things the employer could have done differently to avoid the injury: * Provide proper training for all employees
* Ensure all workers have proper equipment, supplies and tools * Communicate with employees effectively to ensure they know what they are doing, ensure an old employee trains the new employee for a week to make sure they have a clear understanding of what the procedure/ task is.

Describe the three most common injuries in restaurants and food services, what are they, how do they happen, and how can they be prevented?
The three most common injuries in restaurants and food services are cuts and burns, falls, and heat stress. They happen because the equipment is not used properly. Employees are not...
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