Hazard Alerts

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Burned batteries photographed by Ontario Mine Rescue

Hazard Alert: More fires linked to power tool...

Important safety information for power tool batteries Hazard Alert: More fires linked to power tool...
Personal protective equipment for dealing with cyanide

Cyanide Hazard Alert

Hazard alert poster depicts proper personal protective equipment and signs of exposure. Hazard Alert...
Front end of pickup truck crumpled and smashed from motor vehicle collision.

Hazard Alert: Head-on collision on single lane...

Pickup truck driver critically injured by logging truck Hazard Alert: Head-on collision on single...
Truck vs Railway

Hazard Alert: Collision at unprotected railway...

Hazard Alert: Collision on unprotected railway crossing – Download and share What happened? A haul...
Honeywell

Hazard Alert: Honeywell recalls self...

Hazard Alert: Honeywell Stop Use Notice On Aug. 23, 2019, Honeywell issued a mandatory stop use...
Mining hazard alert

Hazard Alert: Jammed Crusher Jaws

During a visit to a surface mining plant a Ministry of Labour inspector identified metal wedges in...
Forest products heavy equipment hydraulics

Worker pinned and killed after disconnecting...

Worker killed while conducting maintenance on heavy equipment Hazard Alert: Worker pinned and killed...
Hazard Alert fall from chipper

Worker breaks vertebrae in neck after falling...

Employers required to protect worker from risk of falling from any height Hazard Alert: Worker...
Hazard Alert for workers in the Ontario paper, printing, and converting sector

Recent injuries in Ontario folding cartons...

Recent injuries in Ontario folding cartons sector Hazard Alert: Recent injuries in Ontario folding...
Hazard alert photo showing pulp and paper worker next to dry end beater guardrail

Pulp and paper workers face increased risk of...

Pulp and paper workers face increased risk of falling into dry end pulp beater Hazard Alert: Pulp...
Forestry processor

Equipment operator crushed to death by feed...

Machine left running to warm up on a cold winter morning Hazard alert: Equipment operator crushed to...
Forestry logging truck aka picker

Hazard Alert: Incident with self-loader on...

Incident under investigation Hazard Alert: Incident with self-loader on logging truck - Download and...

Disclaimer - Some of the Hazard Alerts in this archive were originally prepared by WSN predecessor organizations for use by industry clients. While much of the information is still valuable, users should recognize that examples, contact information and data such as legislative references may be out of date.

The Hazard Alerts are offered as free tools for companies to use in an effort to continuously improve their health and safety systems. Users of these alerts also need to ensure that they are aware of the most recent legislation, equipment and processes, as well as current practices. 

Submit a Hazard Alert - WSN encourages companies to submit hazard alerts. WSN works with firms to draft a hazard alert for distribution to firms in similar industries.

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