Health and safety

A Clear View of Safety at Loewen Windows (2010)

Loewen Windows, based in the Manitoba town of Steinbach, employs almost 1,700 people and is one of Canada’s largest producers of wooden windows and doors.

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2010-08-03

Dishing Up Quality at Atlantic Health Sciences Corp. (2010)

The Atlantic Health Sciences Corporation (AHSC) is a regional health authority serving a catchment population of 200,000 people in southwestern New Brunswick.

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2010-08-03

Presenter's Guide: Making Effective Presentations & Safety Talks (2009)

This document sets out a five-hour program for training people to give effective presentations and safety talks.

The program is divided into five segments: setting the stage, which deals with challenges in presenting safety talks; how to use a script effectively; body language, voice and questioning techniques; building rapport and dealing with disruptions; and presentation practice and feedback.

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2010-07-27

Blacksmith and Essential Skills - Facilitator's Notes (2010)

This document complements the Blacksmith and Essential Skills – Facilitator’s Guide, part of the Literacy and Essential Skills in Industrial Arts project completed by Literacy Ontario Central South.

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2010-07-27

Stained Glass and Essential Skills - Facilitator's Notes (2010)

This document complements the Stained Glass and Essential Skills – Facilitator’s Guide, part of the Literacy and Essential Skills in Industrial Arts project completed by Literacy Ontario Central South.

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2010-07-23

A Multi-Faceted Approach to Literacy Skills Development at De Beers Canada (2010)

De Beers, the international diamond mining company, has significant operations in the Northwest Territories. The company is dealing with the need to improve literacy and basic skills among its employees by addressing the issues both at the work site and within the local communities.

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2010-07-16

Lesson 14: Labourers in Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities (2005)

Reading a bulletin on back safety

This lesson plan teaches safety in the workplace for front line labourers in Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities. The lesson task, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is to read a bulletin on back safety. Suggested teacher resources and classroom materials are listed.

The two Essential Skills required are: Oral Communication, and Reading.

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2010-01-06

Lesson 1: Machine Operator (2005)

Identify and explain hazard symbols

This lesson plan teaches workplace health and safety for metalworking machine operators. The lesson task, prepared by ESL (English Second Language) teachers, is to identify and explain hazard symbols for safe handling using the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) labels. Suggested teacher resources and classroom materials are listed.

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2009-12-09

Refusing Dangerous Work (B): Reading Flowcharts (2009)

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This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who are or will be entering the workforce. Learners will read and create flowcharts that explain their right to refuse unsafe work . This is the second of two lessons on refusing dangerous work.

The two Essential Skills required are Reading, and Document Use.

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2009-11-04

Refusing Dangerous Work (A): Understanding Essential Workplace Documents (2009)

Lesson Plan 24

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who are or will be entering the workforce. Learners will use authentic workplace documents to understand the process for refusing dangerous work. This is the first of two lessons on refusing dangerous work.

The two Essential Skills required are Reading, and Document Use.

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