Health and safety

Repetitive Strain Injuries (B): Presentation on RSI (2009)

Lesson Plan 22

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners working in a job where they are at risk for RSI (repetitive strain injuries). Learners will deliver a short presentation about the risks of RSI in a job familiar to them. This is the second of two lesson plans on repetitive strain injuries.

The two Essential Skills required are Document Use, and Oral Communication.

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2009-11-04

Repetitive Strain Injuries (A): Building Background Knowledge (2009)

Lesson Plan 21

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners working in a job where they are at risk for RSI (repetitive strain injuries). Learners will use fact sheets to learn about common types of injuries as well as symptoms and prevention. This is the first of two lessons on repetitive strain injuries.

The two Essential Skills required are Document Use, and Oral Communication.

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2009-11-04

Reading WHMIS Information on Product Labels (2009)

Lesson Plan 19

This lesson plan, prepared by ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers, is geared to learners who will be working with hazardous materials and who are taking WHMIS (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) training. The objective of the lesson is to understand WHMIS symbols and to find information on workplace product labels.

The Essential Skill required is Document Use.

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2009-10-28

Participants' Handbook: Making Effective Presentations & Safety Talks (2009)

Effective Presentations and Safety Talks is a hands-on resource package developed to provide organizations with communication skills training for supervisors, safety trainers, lead hands and other employees interested in improving public speaking skills. The package is divided into five one-hour sections with each topic representing one hour of training.

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2009-08-26

Foundations in Family Literacy: Family Literacy and Health (2007)

Communication gaps between health care providers and people with limited literacy or English language skills create a major barrier to improving health outcomes for many Canadian families.

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2008-07-14

Flu Pandemic Communications Toolkit (2007)

Your Life Is In Your Hands

This toolkit by the Canadian Public Health Association explains the steps we can take to help prevent, prepare for, and protect ourselves against the next flu pandemic.

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2008-03-27

How to Survive 40 Below (2003)

You can in the Yukon!

The world becomes a different place at 40 below: ice and snow covers the ground, your house and your car. Your breath freezes in the air. Inside, frost gets around the windows and doors. Whenever a door is opened, a blast of cold air rushes in, raising an icy fog. Living at 40 below is like living inside the worlds largest freezer.

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2007-07-26

Labour - Management Relations in Canada (2002)

ViewPoints 2002

The health of the relationship between management and labour has a very real impact on the economic and social well being of all Canadians. This biennial Viewpoints survey began in 1996, gathering perceptions from labour and management on industry and workplace relations.

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2007-05-16

Training, the Bottom-Line (2001)

Canada's Food Retail and Wholesale Sector

This report presents a brief summary of the results of the research on the of the business performance impacts — or return on investment (ROI) — of training.

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2007-05-01

The Healthy Workplace (2000)

VIEWPOINTS 2000

The third biannual Canadian Labour and Business Centre Leadership Survey was conducted between March and April 2000, and was sent to 4,442 business leaders in the private sector, public sector management and leaders of trade unions.

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2007-04-13

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