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 $2000 Penalty for Distracted Driving Is Now in Effect in BC These days your ability to focus on the road can face a lot of challenges. Recent research shows that when using electronic communication devices, drivers can fail to process about 50 per cent of the visual information in their driving environment. While […]

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Top Stories   WHAT ARE WE DOING FOR SAFETY? LET’S DO THE SAFETY W.A.L.K. Watch what your co-workers are doing: Are they wearing the correct PPE? Are they following procedure? Are their actions hazardous to themselves or others? Do they look comfortable? Do they appear stressed? Ask questions about: What your coworker is doing Why […]

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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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