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Health and safety in British Columbia – Manufacturing

Details: The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is the health and safety association for manufacturers and food processors in British Columbia. We provide confidential health and safety advice, training, and services through our team of health and safety experts and specialists. The Alliance offers training, tools, resources, and professional advisory

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Health & Safety Training

Details: A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is a primary component of any employer’s Occupational Health and Safety management system. The JHSC provides its members with the fundamentals and tools to carry out their duties effectively and is a legal requirement for …

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BC companies recognized for health and safety leadership

Details: October 21, 2021 | CHILLIWACK – Recognizing BC employers for outstanding health and safety achievements in an exceptional year, the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC announced the recipients of the 2021 Safety Pinnacle Awards—15 companies from across British Columbia that represent the province’s diverse manufacturing and food processing sector.

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Health and safety policy – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Health and safety policy Your health and safety policy helps support your occupational health and safety program. Your policy would reflect the unique needs of your workplace. Aim to …

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COVID-19 vaccine news for BC food processors and

Details: Sep 1: Provincial Health Officer notes some British Columbians will be prioritized for coronavirus vaccine booster shots this fall. Aug 31: New provincial COVID-19 and vaccine modeling released. Aug 23: New B.C. Vaccine Card announced. Jun 30: Second-dose vaccination schedule has been accelerated due to extra supply.

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Creating a workplace that supports mental health

Details: The ROI in Workplace Mental Health Programs: Good for People, Good for Business found that mental health issues account for more than 30 per cent of both short- and long-term disability claims in Canada “with the prevalence of claims for mental health diagnoses climbing by 0.5 to one per cent every year.”

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COVID-19 update – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: WorkSafeBC and public health agencies have up-to-date advice for employers in regards to the COVID-19 risk and preparedness. We encourage you to review the following resources: In addition, you can contact the Health Canada 2019 COVID-19 information line at 1-833-784-4397 or by email: [email protected]

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News – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: WorkSafeBC to Mandate Vaccination for Most of Its Own Employees. 24 Sep 2021—WorkSafeBC has shared with its partners that they will be following the lead of public health and mandating vaccination for most of the. Read More >. September 24, 2021 No Comments.

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The dangers of fatigue in the workplace – Manufacturing

Details: On top of those workplace factors may be health concerns that can also contrbute to poor sleep and fatigue: Sleep disorders such as insomnia or sleep apnea, which affect as nearly a third of Canadian adults. Vitamin deficiency. Chronic fatigue syndrome, thyroid, or heart problems. Diabetes and cancer.

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COVID-19 Town Hall with Medical Health Officer Michael

Details: A medical health officer working with the contact tracing team will gather further information in most cases before applying this. If people have acquired infection outside the workplace, and its not thought to be transmission in the workplace, this would not necessarily apply.

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Communicable Disease Prevention Plan Checklist

Details: Communicable Disease Prevention Plan Checklist. This template is a guide to ensure that you have considered the communicable disease prevention measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, flu, colds, and other viruses in your workplace. Although you are no longer required to maintain a formal, written plan (unless directed by Public Health), by

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Communicable Disease Resources for employers

Details: Communicable disease prevention resources (for COVID-19, flu, and other illness) In Step 3 and beyond of the BC Restart Plan (as of July 1, 2021), except where mandated by Public Health, B.C. businesses are no longer required to have a COVID-19 Safety Plan. In place of the formal COVID-19 plan, you need a communicable disease prevention plan in

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New B.C. Vaccine Card Announced – Manufacturing Safety

Details: Due to the rise in COVID-19 infections, British Columbia is unlikely to move to Step 4 of the provincial Reopening Pan on September 7. Recognizing that vaccination is the way forward, the province is introducing a new Public Health Order requiring proof of vaccination to attend discretionary events, to ensure that people can attend with confidence other attendees have also been vaccinated.

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Knowledge Base Topics – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Joint Health and Safety Committees Read More » Employer Responsibilities Information on employer responsibilities related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More » WorkSafeBC Claims Do you need to know what WorkSafeBC’s stance is on COVID-19 claims – this faq group will help. Read More »

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Joint Health and Safety Committee – Manufacturing Safety

Details: The Joint Health and Safety Committees (JHSC) course is an ideal introductory course for new members of a JHSC, new Worker Representatives, or existing members looking to refresh their knowledge about the JHSC. A Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) is a critical component of any employer’s occupational health and safety management system.

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Joint Health and Safety Committees – Manufacturing Safety

Details: Physical distancing is a primary means of preventing the spread of COVID-19 and is the underlying rationale for public health orders. Where possible, workers should maintain a distance of two metres apart from each other.

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Safety Videos – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Safety Minute Videos. Our Safety Minute videos feature health and safety topics important to BC manufacturers and food processors. Have a topic you would like to see covered in an upcoming Safety Minute video? Email us at [email protected]safetyalliancebc.ca.

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Our Story – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: 2007: Founded by CEO Lisa McGuire as the BC Food Processors Health and Safety Council, the organization’s mandate was to foster a higher level of health and safety within 21 WorkSafeBC classification units in the food processing sector (approximately 1,100 member companies). 2008: The association began to administer the Certificate of Recognition (COR) program for these food processors.

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Workplace Inspections – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: OHS Essentials course: workplace health and safety basics | 2 hrs classroom/virtual classroom, or 2 hrs online. Excellent choice for Joint Health and Safety Committee annual training. Effective inspections are one of the most important incident/accident prevention tools in a company’s safety and health program. Properly trained inspectors in a systematic inspection program will help reduce

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Services – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: The Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC offers an array of confidential, not-for-profit health and safety advice and consulting services. Contact us or call our OHS support line 604.795.9595 or for help with your health and safety questions any time.; Start with a free needs assessment or GAP analysis to get regular support from an advisor in developing or improving your safety management system.

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COVID-19 Resources Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Provincial Health Officer Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley restrictions. Keep up to date on the orders and directions of the Provincial Health Officer (PHO), for all individuals, places of work and businesses in the Lower Mainland and the Fraser Valley.

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Safety Needs Analysis GAP Analysis – Manufacturing

Details: A GAP Analysis is designed to identify holes in your health and safety management system and provide recommendations for improvement. It’s the start of a comprehensive advisory service for members that includes: A full day onsite assessment. A professional, user friendly report. A report presentation to highlight priorities.

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Mental Health Awareness – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Mental health is feeling good about who you are, having balance in your life, and managing life’s challenges. It is the responsibility of both employers and employees to protect and promote mental health in the workplace to ensure people are psychologically safe.

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Open Learning Classes – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: In sessions with students from multiple companies, employees also experience increased peer-to-peer learning and networking opportunities. Browse our upcoming Virtual Open Learning Classes below. Virtual Training Joint Health and Safety Committee. Starts on: Tue, Oct 12th @ …

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Principles of OHS Management – Manufacturing Safety

Details: An occupational health and safety (OHS) program is a plan of action designed to prevent accidents and occupational diseases. This course will allow employees to build or sustain an OHS program with essential information on legislative requirements for an OHS program.

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Worker Representative – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: A workplace with more than nine (9) but less than twenty (20) workers must have a worker health and safety representative.Workplaces with over twenty (20) workers must have a joint health and safety committee (JHSC).. Worker health and safety representatives have a critical role in your health and safety management system. They work closely with workers and the owner/operator to identify

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Emergency Response Planning – Manufacturing Safety

Details: Emergency response planning is one of the key elements to include in your occupational health and safety program. This program allows you to plan out how you would respond to an emergency in the event of, which can result in saving lives, property, revenue, and more.

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Michael Schwandt – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Dr. Michael Schwandt is a Medical Health Officer with Vancouver Coastal Health, and Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Population and Public Health. He is a specialist in Public Health and Preventive Medicine. Dr. Schwandt’s major research and practice areas include environmental public health, global health and health equity

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Provincial Health Officer order delegates specific powers

Details: Today, the Provincial Health Officer announced new orders delegating specific powers of the Public Health Act to WorkSafeBC prevention officers. Under the new order, WorkSafeBC prevention officers are limited to serving a closure order to a business with a known COVID-19 outbreak.

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Noise Hazards – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Noise Hazards. Noise is one of the most common occupational health hazards. WorkSafeBC has established occupational exposure limits (OEL) to protect workers’ hearing as well as protect their mental health. An employer must ensure that a worker is not exposed to noise levels above 85 dBA Lex daily noise exposure level or 140 dBC peak sound level.

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Mental Health Intervention – Manufacturing Safety Alliance

Details: Interested in Mental Health Intervention training? Enroll in an upcoming class or online course above. To join a waitlist or request information about onsite and private virtual training options for your team, please contact us at 604.795.9595 or fill out this form. We will be in …

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Critical Incident Response Training – Manufacturing Safety

Details: The Critical Incidence Response Training course is designed to teach individuals how to respond and help employees after a critical incident to reduce the harmful effects of distress and trauma.This course provides the skills and information necessary to demobilize, defuse, …

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Safety Excellence Awards – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Criteria: This award recognizes a company for innovation in safety. Based on innovation in any or all of these areas: OHS management systems, health & safety training, wellness programs, and culture. Nominations must demonstrate how the company’s safety innovation has demonstrated a positive impact on the workplace.

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Workplace Safety in Step 3 of the BC Restart: What’s

Details: July 6th, 2021 2:00-3:00PM. As we enter Step 3 of the BC Restart Plan July 1, the Provincial Health Office and WorkSafeBC are preparing to release new guidance for employers. Do you understand your responsibilities in the transition from your COVID-19 Safety Plan to a broader communicable disease plan?

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Membership Benefits – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: The nonprofit health and safety association for manufacturers and food processors in British Columbia, we exist to help companies like yours. Industry-driven, the Alliance supports more than 3,000 BC manufacturers and food processors with services and training, in 50 industries to date—from machine shops to wineries, trailer manufacturers to meat processing plants. Year over year, more indu

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Celebrating International Women’s Day with inspirations

Details: Why is it important for women to be represented in the health and safety profession in Canada? Women bring a third dimension in resolving any conflicting situation with inherent empathy. Hence women’s participation is of utmost importance especially in leadership roles to embrace a health and safety culture.

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Chris Back – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Chris is the Director of OHS Consultation and Education Services at WorkSafeBC. Consultation and Education Services serves the workers and employers of British Columbia by positively influencing health and safety behaviours and disability management practices …

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Safety Awareness Posters – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Safety Awareness Posters. Download these printable safety posters to promote safety in your workplace. 2021 Pinnacle Awards. Confined Space Awareness.

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Safety Pinnacle Awards Criteria – Manufacturing Safety

Details: Safety Pinnacle Diamond Award. This award is for companies maintaining their eligibility for the Ruby Award while demonstrating new ideas or initiatives to improve health and safety systems/programs. They must also have an Injury Rate among the lowest 10% in their Classification Unit and score a minimum of 80% on a Safety Culture Survey

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Julie Cole Bursary – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: The loss of Julie Cole in 2020 left a hole in the safety community of British Columbia. A n external auditor for the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC and health and safety manager, a principal consultant and safety trainer, and Manager of Health and Wellness for School District 20, Julie was a vital member of the safety community.. The Alliance has created a new bursary in her honour to

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JF Landry – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Most of these years were self- employed running a Health and Safety company providing training, consulting and contract safety professional to the industry. This allowed him to gain experience with a variety of industry ranging from oil & gas, mining, all size of construction, manufacturing, food processing & manufacturing, motion picture

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Heat-related illness – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: B.C. heat wave puts workers at increased risk for heat-related illness. B.C. is bracing for a dangerous, long-duration heat wave that will affect B.C. beginning Friday, June 25th and last until Tuesday. In hot working environments—indoors.

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Era Poddar – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: With a Ph.D. in Industrial Ergonomics, she was a scholar of the Indian Council of Medical Research and holds an International General Certification in Occupational Safety & Health. Dr. Poddar previously worked as an ergonomics and human factors consultant with a leading multinational in the USA and ran an ergonomics consultancy business in Dubai.

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Sector Labour Market Partnership – Manufacturing Safety

Details: Sponsored by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training and in cooperation with industry partners, the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC is leading a Sector Market Partnership to define the core competencies and qualifications OHS professionals require to meet the evolving health and safety needs of the manufacturing industry.

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Corporate Members – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Corporate Member. If you are a manufacturer or food/beverage processor in one of the industry classification units (CUs) listed below, you are already a Corporate Member of the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC and entitled to full member benefits. Don’t see your classification unit?

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SLMP Survey – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Professional Competencies - Draft Framework In 2015, the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC entered an industry-led Sector Labour Market Partnership (SLMP) agreement with the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills and Training to assess the manufacturing sector’s needs regarding occupational health and

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Executive Assistant – Manufacturing Safety Alliance of BC

Details: Based in Chilliwack, BC, we are an OSSE certified company with a recognized health & safety management system. We work in partnership with WorkSafeBC in their Partners in Injury and Disability Prevention Program, and Occupational Safety Standard of Excellence (OSSE) program, which recognizes and financially rewards employers who have high standards of occupational health and …

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