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B.C. Construction Safety Alliance
(A merger of 'Construction Safety Network' and 'Construction Safety Association of British Columbia')

Key components include:
  • Certificate Of Recognition Program
  • Traffic Control Person Program
  • Construction Safety Specialist Program
  • New Worker Orientation
  • Construction Safety Toolkit
NEW - Workplace Safety Program

NEW - Small Business Certificate of Recognition Program

US Mines Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Key Components include:
  • "how to do it" worksheets on job-step proper procedures in equipment pre-checks, maintenance, moves (job task analyses)
  • Fatal accident archive and alerts
  • industry accident reporting by aggregate sector and contributing factor
  • multi-media materials on training topics
  • materials from the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) (conducts research on making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries)
  • safety simulation exercises
  • toolbox talks
  • Core principles of a safety program agreed to with the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA)

Ontario Mines and Aggregates Safety and Health Association (MASHA)
Key components include:
  • Multi-media products on various workplace practices (some have been ordered)
  • Fatality reports
  • Industry statistics
  • Voluntarily shared information from companies on fatalities and serious injuries (SAI Bulletins)
  • Round Table safety discussion forum
  • Safety Pathfinders - providing specific safety information on mining topics, e.g., behavioural, stockpiling, lockout

Australia New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (DPI)
Key components include:
  • DPI is a special unit set up by the NSW gover3nment to investigate the nature, cause and circumstance of accidents and incidents
  • proposes new standards for safety protocols and procedures
  • maintains an international database of mine fatalities
  • Safety Updates - safety newsletter
  • Safety Alerts - dealing with incidents
  • Safety Bulletins - focused on special topics and issues
  • Industry Safety Handbooks - providing safety information in the following structure:
  • Small Mines Safety Management Kit - designed to help small mine operators prepare a basic safety system

UK Quarry Products Association. Health and Safety "Sharing Good Practice"
Key components include:

Sand, Gravel, and Crushed Rock
Sand, Gravel, and Crushed Rock
BC Stone, Sand & Gravel Association
Paul Allard - Executive Director
Box 36065
Hillcrest Village PO
Surrey, BC V3S 7Y4
Phone: 778.571.2670
Fax: 778.571.2680