CCOHS produces monthly podcasts on a wide variety of topics related to workplace health and safety. Each episode is designed to keep you current with information, tips and insights into the health, safety and well-being of working Canadians. Best of all, they’re FREE! Take a listen to an episode of Health and Safety To Go! You can download the audio segment to your computer or MP3 player and listen to it at your own convenience . . . or on the go!
September 3rd, 2013
Episode 99 of 171 episodes
Hazards can exist under desks, on the plant floor, in the air and pretty much any place people work. Inspecting the workplace regularly for hazards is an essential part of a health and safety program. Inspections help to prevent injuries and illnesses by identifying and eliminating existing and potential hazards. There's more to a workplace inspection than just looking around. It involves listening to people's concerns, fully understanding jobs and tasks, determining the underlying causes of hazards, monitoring controls, and recommending corrective action. This podcast discusses how regular, thorough, workplace inspections by a trained inspection team can help keep workers healthy and safe. Released: September 3, 2013 File Size: 4.28 MB Length: 4:41 minutes