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Presentation on theme: "Is there a need for change?. My reason no magic wand awareness is a beginning not the end when we do things differently every day when most people."— Presentation transcript:

1 Is there a need for change?

2 My reason

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4 no magic wand awareness is a beginning not the end when we do things differently every day when most people do something different every day Change how?

5 1 simple step at a time 1 reason 1 vision 1 common foundation 1 job specific strategy Measurement & results Measurement & results Celebrate success Celebrate success Change how?

6 1 simple step at a time 1 reason own it personally emotion and stories Change how?

7 1 simple step at a time 1 reason own it personally emotion and stories 1 vision richly imagined future Change how?

8 1 vision MacTara will be the safest pellet and sawmill plant in Nova Scotia

9 1 vision MacTara people will go home and return to work healthy and safe, each and every day

10 1 simple step at a time 1 reason own it personally emotion and stories 1 vision richly imagined future 1 common foundation passport to safety Change how?

11 Passport to Safety Challenge for teens Passport to Safety Test (for everyone) Passport to Safety Supervisor Assessment offerings

12 Supervisor and Employer Responsibilities Worker Rights and Responsibilities WHMIS Common workplace hazards Controlling workplace hazards Health and Safety in the workplace outcome topics

13 gateways

14 employers

15 teens

16 free e-learning program developed by WSIB based on the learning outcomes of Passport to Safety resources – Ont & NS

17 questions Question 1 You see a co-worker not following safety procedures. What would be the best thing to do? nothing, as his safety is his own responsibility nothing, as his safety is his own responsibility pretend you didnt see him, but consider telling the boss pretend you didnt see him, but consider telling the boss talk to him about putting his safety at risk talk to him about putting his safety at risk follow his example -- maybe the safety procedures are not necessary follow his example -- maybe the safety procedures are not necessary Question 2 WHMIS standards apply: Question 2 WHMIS standards apply: only in Ontario only in Ontario across Canada across Canada in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Alberta in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Alberta in Ontario and Quebec in Ontario and Quebec Question 3 You do not have the right to refuse work that you feel is unsafe True True False False Question 4 Your boss demands that you wear a CSA certified safety hat for your new job but refuses to pay for it. As you dont want to spend the money to buy one, you can refuse and simply work without one: True True False False Question 5 Employers must ensure that supervisors are competent to protect the safety of the workers they supervise. True True False False

18 answers Question 1 Question 2 Question 3 Question 4 You see a co-worker not following safety procedures. What would be the best thing to do? a) nothing, as his safety is his own responsibility b) pretend you didnt see him, but consider telling the boss c) talk to him about putting his safety at risk d) follow his example -- maybe the safety procedures are not necessary WHMIS standards apply: a) only in Ontario b) across Canada c) in British Columbia, New Brunswick and Alberta d) in Ontario and Quebec You do not have the right to refuse work that you feel is unsafe This statement is False Your boss demands that you wear a CSA certified safety hat for your new job but refuses to pay for it. As you dont want to spend the money to buy one, you can refuse and simply work without one: This statement is False

19 wrong answers Question 5 Question 5 Employers must ensure that supervisors are competent to protect the safety of the workers they supervise. This statement is True You answered false You answered false Your answer is incorrect. The material below will prepare you for the next time you challenge this section. Your employer, your supervisor and you all have legal responsibilities to make sure the workplace is healthy and safe. Occupational health and safety legislation requires that every person in the workplace do their part to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Duties and responsibilities for the employer, supervisor, worker and others are contained within the law. Employers have overall responsibility for the safety of persons in the workplace. Their extensive legal duties and responsibilities under health and safety legislation reflect this overall responsibility. The duties include setting out policies and procedures, ensuring training, sharing information and making provisions for protective devices and ensuring theyre used or worn. They have to ensure they appoint competent supervisors, establish medical programs where required, form and maintain health and safety committees (if required in the jurisdiction), post certain pieces of information in the workplace and the list goes on and on. It should be clear that the employer has a direct responsibility to make sure you dont get hurt at work. Heres a sample of the employers responsibilities aimed at making your work safe: Employers shall (among other responsibilities)… Your employer, your supervisor and you all have legal responsibilities to make sure the workplace is healthy and safe. Occupational health and safety legislation requires that every person in the workplace do their part to ensure a safe and healthy environment. Duties and responsibilities for the employer, supervisor, worker and others are contained within the law. Employers have overall responsibility for the safety of persons in the workplace. Their extensive legal duties and responsibilities under health and safety legislation reflect this overall responsibility. The duties include setting out policies and procedures, ensuring training, sharing information and making provisions for protective devices and ensuring theyre used or worn. They have to ensure they appoint competent supervisors, establish medical programs where required, form and maintain health and safety committees (if required in the jurisdiction), post certain pieces of information in the workplace and the list goes on and on. It should be clear that the employer has a direct responsibility to make sure you dont get hurt at work. Heres a sample of the employers responsibilities aimed at making your work safe: Employers shall (among other responsibilities)… Make sure that required health and safety training is given to you. Make sure that you have proper safety equipment and are trained to use it safely. Make sure your supervisors and you are aware of any known hazards in the work and that supervisors are prepared to ensure the work is carried out safely. Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect you. Make sure that required health and safety training is given to you. Make sure that you have proper safety equipment and are trained to use it safely. Make sure your supervisors and you are aware of any known hazards in the work and that supervisors are prepared to ensure the work is carried out safely. Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect you. Supervisors are the people who have day-to-day responsibility to ensure the work gets done and that it gets done safely. In small companies, the employer may also be the supervisor. In larger organizations, the supervisor may have different titles, and there may be other layers of supervision that have titles such as team leader, group coordinator or similar terms. If those persons have charge of the workplace or authority over a worker, they are a supervisor. Heres a sample of supervisor responsibilities: Make sure that you (the worker) follow the law and company safety rules. Make sure that you work safely and use any required safety equipment. Advise you of the existence of potential or actual danger to your health and safety that they are aware of. Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect you. Make sure that you (the worker) follow the law and company safety rules. Make sure that you work safely and use any required safety equipment. Advise you of the existence of potential or actual danger to your health and safety that they are aware of. Take every precaution reasonable in the circumstances to protect you. What does it MEAN to be a GOOD SUPERVISOR?

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21 1 simple step at a time 1 reason own it personally emotion and stories 1 vision richly imagined future 1 common foundation passport to safety 1 job specific strategy Best practices benchmarking Hazard identification Observation and change of attitudes, actions, processes, language Change how?

22 1 simple step at a time 1 reason own it personally emotion and stories 1 vision richly imagined future 1 common foundation passport to safety 1 job specific strategy Best practices benchmarking Hazard identification Observation and change of attitudes, actions, processes, language Measurement & results Change how?

23 Financial WSIB premiums Eg. - $0.10 x $5 per $100 x $10 p.h. x 8 hrs p.d.x 5 days p.w. x 200 emp. x = $20,000 p.a. saving Fines = $15? Legal fees $? Other insurance premiums $? Lost employee time/productivity $? Lost management time when injuries occur $? Fill-in/replacement costs for injured workers $? Cost of inefficiencies during replacement training $? Retraining costs of injured workers $? Etc.? Measurement & results

24 Other measures Lost-timeRecordables Near misses Hazard reductions AbsenteeismProductivityEtc. Measurement & results

25 1 simple step at a time 1 reason own it personally emotion and stories 1 vision richly imagined future 1 common foundation passport to safety 1 job specific strategy Best practices benchmarking Hazard identification Observation and change of attitudes, actions, processes, language Measurement & results Celebrate success Change how?

26 people water flowers not weeds if you want something you have to give it away first a proactive, positive act is just another choice 1 friend


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