Retail Safety – Canada

  • 5 topics | 28m 59s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
The retail sector is one of the largest employers in the world. Employees in this sector work in a wide range of environments, and these may pose various hazards to health and safety. In this course, you'll learn the basics of safety in Canadian retail environments. This includes learning how to prevent slips, trips and falls, and how to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries. You'll also learn about chemical, electrical and fire safety and steps you can take to help ensure your personal safety on the way to and from the workplace. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Pinchin Group of Companies, an environmental, health and safety consulting firm with offices across Canada. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize ways to prevent slips, trips and falls
  • recognize safe practices for helping prevent musculoskeletal disorders
  • identify safe practices for using chemicals
  • identify appropriate electrical safety procedures for retail work environments
  • recognize best practices for ensuring personal safety in the event of a fire or when traveling to and from work

IN THIS COURSE

  • Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls
    6m
  • Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders
    4m
  • Chemical Safety
    3m
  • Electrical Safety
    4m
  • Fire and Personal Safety
    8m

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