Workplace

Hazards can be found in every workplace, and can come from a wide range of sources. This section looks at some of the more common workplace hazards, and how to eliminate or control them.

Confined Spaces

All hazards found in a regular workspace such as air quality, chemical exposures, and fires, can also be found...

Indoor Air Quality

Common causes of indoor air problems include inadequate temperature, lack of humidity or lighting; exposure to...

Lasers

There are two types of laser hazards: the laser beam hazards and the non-beam hazards. Laser beam hazards...

Scents

When we talk about scents, we usually mean the smells or odours from cosmetics or from other products such as...

Temperature

Both very cold and very hot temperatures can be dangerous to your health. In a very hot environment, the most...

Ventilation

Ventilation is the mechanical system in a building that brings in fresh outdoor air and removes the...

Violence

Most people think of violence as a physical assault. However, workplace violence is a much broader problem. It...

Weather

You can't control the weather but you can be prepared for it, from cold to hot temperatures, to lightning...

Working Alone

 The main focus is integrating health and safety in home-based office work through telework agreements and the...