Your Safety Responsibilities
- Do your job safely and follow health and safety rules;
- Ask for training if you need it;
- Use personal protective equipment when required;
- Report injuries to your employer and to the WSCC; and
- Report first aid treatment.
Your Employer's Safety Responsibilities
- Provide a safe workplace;
- Provide equipment and machinery of a safe design and in safe condition;
- Appoint competent supervisors who set performance standards and ensure safe work procedures are followed;
- Inform workers of their rights, responsibilities, and duties;
- Provide adequate job training;
- Train workers on any potential hazards, how to safely use, handle, store, and dispose of hazardous substances, and how to handle emergencies;
- Supply personal protective equipment and make sure workers know how to use equipment safely and properly;
- Support and participate in an Occupational Health and Safety Committee;
- Meet first aid standards; and
- Report workplace incidents and injuries to the WSCC (as required by legislations).
Injured at Work - What to Do
- Get first aid help if you need it;
- Tell your employer right away;
- Go to a doctor or nurse; your employer must provide transportation to the closest doctor, hospital, or nurse. It is very important to tell the doctor or nurse you were hurt at work;
- Complete and submit a WSCC Claim: Worker's Report of Injury form as soon as possible. Contact your employer and the doctor or nurse to make sure they send their reports to the WSCC;
- Write down everything that happens; and
- Keep all of your injury-related receipts; they may qualify for reimbursement in the future.
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