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Health and Safety: Teaching Tools

Top 10 Questions to Ask About Your New Job

  1. What are the dangers of my job?
  2. Are there any hazards that I should know about?
  3. Will I receive job safety training? When?
  4. Is there any personal protective equipment (PPE) that I'll be expected to wear? Will I receive training in how to use it?
  5. Will I be trained in emergency procedures? (fire, chemical, spill)? When?
  6. Where are the fire extinguishers, first aid kits and other emergency equipment located?
  7. What are my health and safety responsibilities?
  8. Who do I ask if I have safety questions?
  9. Do you have safety meetings?
  10. What do I do if I get hurt? Who is the first aid person?