Workers Health & Safety Centre

WHSC Hazard Resource Lines raise awareness around specific occupational hazards or issues


The Workers Health & Safety Centre publishes and updates single sheet bulletins helping to raise awareness around specific occupational hazards or issues.

Below are samples from our library of hazard bulletins, known as Resource Lines.

Asbestos: towards zero exposure Metal Working Fluids: cutting the risks
Behaviour-Based Safety: the blame game MSDs of the Upper Body: from recognition to resolution
Beryllium: metal alert Needlestick Injuries: sharper response
Cold Stress: a chilling effect Noise: a resounding problem
Confined Spaces: within the confines of the law Occupational Asthma: clearing the air
Diesel Exhaust: it takes your breath away Patient Lifting: handle with care
Domestic Violence in the Workplace: breaking the silence Prolonged Standing: taking the load off
Electrical Arc Safety: setting the standard PVC: Pandora's poison
Endocrine Disruptors: havoc with our hormones Shift Work: disrupting worker health and lives
Fragrances: a no-non-scents approach Silica: dust to dust no more
Heat Stress: cool solutions Sitting on the Job: static load, chronic pain
Indoor Air Quality: every breath you take Work Stress: burnt out, fed up and fighting back
Latex: a hypersensitive issue Working Alone: it takes two ... workers
Lead: a lasting legacy Working at Heights: breaking the fall
Legionella: hazards in the mist Workplace Harassment: from investigation to prevention
Lighting Hazards: what you don't see can hurt you Workplace Violence: predictable and preventable
Lockout: de-energizing hazards  
Machine Safeguards: access denied  
Manual Material Lifting: a pain in the neck, back ...