Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health (OESH)

Policies, Operational Procedures and Guidelines

Section 5: Environmental Safety

WRHA Occupational and Environmental Safety & Health Program
OP - OESH Program 
Animals/Pets in Client's Environment/Home
OP - Animals/Pets in Client's Environment/Home
Chemical Hazard Prevention Program
OP - Chemical Hazard Control (WHMIS)
Manitoba Healthcare WHMIS Database
Critical Incident Stress Management
OP - Critical Incident Stress Management
Critical Incident Stress Management Brochure
WRHA Resources
Health Sciences Centre Resources and Contact Information
St. Boniface Hospital Resources and Contact Information
Code Brown
Code Brown
Driving Safety - Safe Work Procedure
Safe Driving - Safe Work Procedure
Emergency Eye Wash
OP - Emergency Eye Wash
Eyewash Stations Weekly Inspections Checklist

First Aid Requirements in Healthcare Facilities

OP - First Aid Requirements in Healthcare Facilities
Hearing Conservation & Noise Control
OP - Hearing Conservation & Noise Control
Appendix A - Hearing Protectors
Appendix B - Noise Survey Process
Appendix C - New Employees Audiometric Testing (HSC)
Appendix D - New Employees Audiometric Testing (All Sites excluding HSC)
Appendix E - Audiometric Testing Process
Appendix F - Caution Hearing Protection Required
Hearing Conservation & Noise Control - Presentation
Injury/Near Miss
OP - Injury/Near Miss Process - Under Revision
Job Hazard Analysis
OP - Job Hazard Analysis
Job Hazard Analysis Form 1
Job Hazard Analysis Form 2
Job Hazard Analysis Form 3
Personal Protective Equipment
OP - Personal Protective Equipment
PPE Requirements by Legislation Chart
Report and Resolution of Safety Concerns
OP - Report and Resolution of Safety Concerns
Poster - Report and Resolution of Safety Concerns
Respectful Workplace and Violence Prevention
WRHA Policy 20.10.040 Respectful Workplace
WRHA Policy 20.20.040 Violence Prevention for Healthcare Workers
Environmental Risk Assessment Form 1
Environmental Risk Assessment Form 2
Respectful Workplace Human Resources Procedures Manual
Personal Safety Awareness and Tips for All WRHA Workers - Powerpoint
Personal Safety:  Awareness and Tips for All WRHA Workers Booklet
WRHA Respectful Workplace Resources
WRHA Violence Prevention Resources - for Staff
WRHA Violence Prevention Resources - for Public
WRHA Security Resources
Respiratory Program
OP - Respiratory Program
CSA Standard - Use of Respirator
FAQs for Managers & HR
FAQ for N95 Respirator Users
Acceptable Facial Hair - Example
Unacceptable Facial Hair - Example
Facial Hair and Respirators - Why you need to be clean shaven
How To Wear- Fit Testing Instructions - Aura
How To Wear- Fit Testing Instructions - 1860 - 1860s
How to Wear - Fit Testing Instructions - VFlex
Respiratory Protection and Biological Materials - Hazards
Right to Refuse Dangerous Work
OP - Right to Refuse Dangerous Work

Right to Refuse Algorithm

Right to Refuse Algorithm - Community and WIS
Right to Refuse Dangerous Work Form
Right to Refuse Dangerous Work Form - Community and WIS
Powerpoint Presentation - Right to Refuse Dangerous Work by WRHA OESH

SAFT and SVP for Community Health Services/WIS

Safety Assessment Form Tool (SAFT) and Safe Visit Plan (SVP)

Safe Work Procedures
OP - Safe Work Procedures
Tagging out of unsafe equipment
OP - Tagging out of unsafe equipment
Training Plan
OP - Training Plan
Worker Involvement in Safety Program
OP - Strategy to Involve Workers
Working Alone or in Isolation
OP - Working Alone or in Isolation
OP - Working Alone or in Isolation - Community
Working Alone Resources for Community
Workplace Safety and Health
Workplace Safety and Health Policy
OP - Workplace Inspections
Guide to Inspections
Workplace Safety and Health Committee Inspection Checklist

Facility Management Related Operational Procedures

Building and FM Related Safety Signage
Building and FM Related Safety Signage Guideline
Confined Space
WRHA Guideline Confined Space
Contractor Safety
OP - Contracting Construction Services
  Checklist and Guide for Building and Workspace Design (Pending)
Fall Protection
WRHA Guidelines Fall Protection

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