" Your Safety at Work "


Safety Glasses and Face Protection

  1. How do I recognize safety glasses?

  2. How do I select the proper safety glasses and face protection?

  3. What are the pros and cons of the different lenses?

  4. What is the difference between plastic and polycarbonate?

  5. What should I know about lens colours?

  6. What should I know about the fit and care of safety glasses?

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  1. What should I know about head protection?

  2. What should I know about the shell of my headwear?

  3. What should I know about the suspension of my headwear?

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Hearing Protectors

  1. How do I use Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) value to determine the protection provided by a hearing protector?

  2. What are some things I should know about selecting hearing protection devices?

  3. What are the advantages and limitations of ear plugs and ear muffs?

  4. What happens to the protection level when hearing protectors are removed for short periods of time?

  5. What is a Single Number Rating (SNR)?

  6. What types of hearing protectors are available?

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Respirators, Care and Selection

  1. Are there some things that you should know before you choose a respirator?

  2. How do you select the right respirator?

  3. How should you control respiratory hazards?

  4. What are the different classes of respirators?

  5. When should a respirator be used?

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Safety Belts, Harness and Lanyards

  1. How do I clean my equipment?

  2. How do you inspect your fall protection materials?

  3. What should you know about fall protection?

  4. What should you know about fall protective equipment?

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Foot Comfort and Safety Footwear

  1. What are some causes of foot problems?

  2. What contributes to foot problems?

  3. How can one improve the foot safety in workplace where foot injuries occur frequently?

  4. What should I know about protective footwear?

  5. What should I know about safety footwear?

  6. How is footwear selected?

  7. What should I know about the fit and care of safety footwear?

  8. What symbols will be on the footwear?

  9. What should I know when I buy footwear for work?

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Chemical Protective Clothing

  1. What should I know first about chemical protective clothing?

  2. What is meant by permeation rate breakthrough time and degradation?

  3. How do I choose the right material for the job?

  4. What is an example of a guide to the selection of skin protection?

  5. What are some other points to remember about skin and hand protection?

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Confined Spaces

  1. Is working in a confined space hazardous?

  2. What is a confined space?

  3. What are the hazards in a confined space?

  4. Why is working in a confined space more hazardous than working in other workspaces?

  5. What should be done when preparing to enter the confined space?

  6. How are hazards controlled in confined spaces?

  7. How is air quality maintained?

  8. How are fire and explosion prevented?

  9. How are energy sources controlled?

  10. What are other safety precautions?

  11. What is a Confined Space Hazard Assessment and Control Program?

  12. What is an Entry Permit System?

  13. What should happen when work is being done in a confined space?

  14. What are some emergency response precautions?

  15. Is worker training important?

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Hazards Risks and Control

  1. What is a hazard and examples of it?

  2. What is risk and risk assessment?

  3. Will exposure to hazards in the workplace always cause injury, illness or other adverse health effects?

  4. What types of hazards are there?

  5. What is a hazard control program?

  6. How do I know what kind of control is needed?

  7. Why should a workplace implement hazard controls?

  8. What are the main ways to control a hazard?

  9. Where are controls used?

  10. What is meant by elimination?

  11. What is substitution?

  12. What are examples of engineering controls?

  13. What are examples of administrative controls?

  14. What should I know about personal protective equipment (PPE) as a hazard control method?

  15. Why is it important to monitor and review your hazard control program and methods?

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