Workers Health & Safety Centre

Hazard Resource Lines Library

HAZARD RESOURCE LINES LIBRARY

Having access to current and trusted information is important for anyone concerned with workplace health and safety.

WHSC publishes and updates single sheet bulletins helping to raise awareness of specific occupational hazards or issues.

As a WHSC member you have access to our complete library of more than 40 hazard bulletins, also known as Resource Lines. Download and share electronic copies, or secure print copies by dropping us a line at contactus@whsc.on.ca or calling 1-888-869-7950 and asking to speak to a WHSC training service representative.

Do you need information now on a hazard or issue not currently covered by WHSC resource lines? Access our free online inquiry service.

Do you have suggestions for other hazard resource bulletins you’d like to see WHSC develop? E-mail us at resource_lines@whsc.on.ca.


Anthrax: be prepared
 
Manual Material Lifting: a pain in the neck, back …
 
Asbestos: towards zero exposure
 
Mercury: when a little goes a long way
 
Behaviour-Based Safety: the blame game
 
Metal Working Fluids: cutting the risks
 
Beryllium: metal alert
 
Mould: no amount of mildew
 
Cold Stress: a chilling effect
 
MSDs of the Upper Body: from recognition to resolution
 
Confined Spaces: within the confines of the law
 
Needlestick Injuries: sharper response
 
Diesel Exhaust: it takes your breath away
 
Noise: a resounding problem
 
Domestic Violence in the Workplace: breaking the silence
 
Occupational Asthma: clearing the air
 
Electrical Arc Safety: setting the standard
 
Occupational Cancer: a preventable epidemic
 
Electrical Hazards: taking charge
 
Patient Lifting: handle with care
 
EMFs: the power of “prudent avoidance”
 
Pesticides: designed to kill
 
Endocrine Disruptors: playing havoc with our hormones
 
Prolonged Standing: taking the load off
 
Fragrances: a no-non-scents approach
 
PVC: Pandora’s poison
 
Heat Stress: cool solutions
 
Second-Hand Smoke: unclouding the issue
 
Hours of Work: a timely issue
 
Shift Work: disrupting worker health and lives
 
Indoor Air Quality: every breath you take
 
Silica: dust to dust no more
 
Influenza Pandemic Planning: time to get ready
 
Sitting on the Job: static load, chronic pain
 
Ionizing Radiation – X-Rays: excess baggage
 
Solvents: a threat to workers and their children
 
Latex: a hypersensitive issue
 
West Nile Virus: deadly defense
 
Lead: a lasting legacy
 
Work Stress: burnt out, fed up and fighting back
 
Legionella: hazards in the mist
 
Working Alone: it takes two … workers
 
Lighting Hazards: what you don’t see can hurt you
 
Working at Heights: breaking the fall
 
Lockout: de-energizing hazards
 
Workplace Harassment: from investigation to prevention
 
Machine Safeguards: access denied
 
Workplace Violence: predictable and preventable