Codes of Practice

Codes of Practice

Codes of Practice provide practical guidance to help employers and workers understand and meet safety standards required by our legislation.

Email Safety Regulations for more information, or to learn how you can be involved in developing Codes of Practice.

 

Asbestos Abatement  

Work practices and precautions when removing asbestos-containing materials vary considerably with the type of material you are removing, the amount of asbestos it contains, and its condition and location. This code presents best practices you must follow for asbestos abatement in the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

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    Asbestos Project Notification Form

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WSCC requires a minimum of five days advance notification of all asbestos projects. Complete and submit the Asbestos Project Notification Form.

Camp Set Up and Maintenance

Provides guidance on camp set up and management best practices.

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Confined Spaces  

Before workers may enter a confined space, employers must prepare and maintain a confined space code of practice with supporting documents.

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Hazard Assessment  

Properly identify, assess, eliminate, or manage workplace hazards and risks.

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Joint Occupational Health and Safety Committees  

Provides information on the role of a Joint OHS Committee, as well as how to develop and maintain an effective committee.

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Occupational Health and Safety Education - Supervisors  

Employers must ensure all supervisors complete an approved supervisor safety familiarization program. Supervisors must understand their role and responsibilities in workplace safety. 

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Occupational Health and Safety Programs  

Guides management through the development of an Occupational Health and Safety program. 

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)  

Check PPE to make sure it works properly. Ensure you know how to use it properly.

     Basics of PPE

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     Commercial Diving Operations PPE

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     Eye and Face Protection PPE

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     Fall Protection PPE

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         Written Site-Specific Fall Protection Plan

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     Foot Protection PPE

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     Hand and Arm Protection PPE

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     Head Protection PPE

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     Hearing Protection PPE

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     High-Visibility Apparel PPE

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     Respiratory Protection PPE

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Return to Work  

Understand the legal requirements and best practices for developing a Return to Work Program.

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Thermal Conditions  

Know how to handle exposure to extreme temperatures, either hot or cold.

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Traffic Control Person   

Anyone working in Traffic Control needs to know how to do their job safely. 

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     Traffic Control Person Training Guidelines

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Working Alone

 

Assess workplace hazards to minimize potential risks for employees working alone.

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Working with Lead

 

Learn how lead exposure happens, how to tell if your worksite is at risk, and how to protect yourself.

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