Workplace Safety: Safety – Be Part of the team. Grade 9 Health The purpose of this unit is to examine issues surrounding health and safety in the workplace. Brainstorm: What is workplace safety, and what are some of the effects of unsafe practices in the work force?. Workplace Safety. Answer:
Ask yourself three questions.
All workers have the right to know.
Your rights are outlined in the provincial Occupational Health and Safety legislation. Go to www.wcb.pe.ca for this information.
RIGHT TO KNOW!
Your employer has a responsibility for your safety by:
You have a role to play in staying safe by:
RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE!
RIGHT TO REFUSE!
To refuse unsafe work: