BCMSA Products

Reduce Risk – Host a PoolSafe BC Course

There are between 80 and 100 time-loss injuries each year in BC to aquatic staff. To mitigate risk and increase staff awareness, offer a PoolSafe BC course. The PoolSafe BC course is a one-day course developed in partnership with BCRPA, BC Municipal Safety Association, WorkSafeBC, Lifesaving Society and CUPE BC. The course provides important information and procedures to help aquatics workers and management take the necessary steps in worker accident prevention. For more information, download the course outline or learn more on how to host a course.

PoolSafeBC Best Practices Guide

Includes Rights and Responsibilities, Hazards, Chemical Safety, Emergency Preparation and Response, and numerous templates for risk assessments and exposure control plans.
Download it now PoolSafeBC Best Practices Guide.pdf

Available for Purchase

Hazard Awareness and Recognition – A Field Guide for Municipal Inspectors

This infoflip was put together for municipal inspectors who are exposed to a variety of workplace hazards every day. It provides a brief summary of most of these hazards: material-related hazards; animal-related hazards; and practices- related hazards.

Preview it at http://www.bcmsa.ca/hazard-awareness-and-recognition/
$10.00 (plus gst, shipping & handling). Contact Helga (hhildebrandt@bcmsa.ca) to order.

A Safe Beginning Starts With You

DVD – 17 minutes.  A great resource for your orientation programs, this DVD covers general safety rules and safe practices in a local government setting.  This DVD is now available for download free of charge. Check it out at http://www.bcmsa.ca/a-safe-beginning-starts-with-you/

A Safe Excavation Starts with You
(temporarily unavailable – check back soon!)

DVD – 19 minutes.  Presented in five sections, this is a useful refresher tool for Excavation Safety.  $20.00 (includes hst, shipping & handling)

To order any of these products, contact Cathy Cook:  ccook@bcmsa.ca

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