Building Operations Weekly archive

Building Operations Weekly is published by email each week on Thursday. It contains a summary of the news and events published that week to the Building Operations digital signage network. Below, organized by date in descending order, is the content of each week’s email newsletter since January 2015. Calendar events are not archived.

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Top Stories   WHAT ARE WE DOING FOR SAFETY? USE PROPER LIFTING TECHNIQUES TO AVOID INJURIES Lifting, handling, or carrying objects at work can result in musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs), including sprains and strains and other injuries. Whether you are lifting wood in the Carpentry shop, moving boxes at in Stores, or garbage bags in Custodial, […]

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Top Stories   PREVENT WORKPLACE INJURIES WITH GOOD PLANNING AND HAZARD ASSESSMENTS…KNOW THE SAFETY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES Let’s make an extra effort to prevent workplace injuries by knowing policies and procedures. Health and safety policies and procedures (P&P) are an element of our Health and Safety Program and are developed as required by legislation to […]

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Top Stories   WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR SAFETY? DRIVE SAFELY AND REMOVE DISTRACTIONS WHILE DRIVING–CELL PHONES AND OTHER DEVICES Activities that impact a driver’s ability to focus on the road come in a wide range of forms, from visual distractions inside and outside the vehicle, to cognitive distractions when using electronic devices. In fact, […]

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Top Stories   WHAT ARE WE DOING FOR SAFETY–AVOID SLIPS, TRIPS AND FALLS Prevent slips, trips and fall by wearing slip resistant shoes, clean and maintain work space, use barriers or other indicator to prevent others from slipping. In avoiding slips, trips and falls, watch out for these 10 common hazards: Contaminants on the floor […]

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Top Stories   THE EYES HAVE IT–MARCH IS WORKPLACE EYE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH The human eye is often taken for granted, many rarely consider their vision health. Eye injuries in the workplace are surprisingly common. According to the Canadian National Institute for the Blind, over 700 Canadian workers per day sustain eye injuries on the […]

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