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, partnered with a Superstore store and Walmart store, in Halifax Regional Municipality to help educate young workers on Occupational Health & Safety in their work places. The events provided information on hazard identification, hazard controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) – a topic that is very important right now – in a safe, fun and interactive atmosphere.
All left with a few takeaways including a Rights and Responsibility Card, hand sanitizer, and knowledge that will help them contribute to their workplace safety culture.
“These events are beneficial to both young workers and their employers,” says Lise Jeffrey, Relationship Manager at WCB Nova Scotia. “The young workers receive knowledge that will help themselves and others stay safe at work, and employers can use the anonymous results of the quiz to ensure that their safety protocols are being received by workers.”
Visit our Young Workers section for resources on how to keep safe at work.
To help everyone work safely through COVID-19, visit worksafeforlife.ca/COVID19.