May 2009

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In This Issue


 

JHSC 3-day Training


May 26-28, 2009 
Bathurst (E), Florenceville (E), Moncton (E), Saint John (E), Sussex (E)

June 2-4, 2009
Fredericton (E), Moncton (F)Saint John (E)

June 9-11, 2009

Beresford (F), Edmundston (F)

June 16-18, 2009

Campbellton (E) Moncton (E)

June 23-25, 2009

Saint John (E)

July 7-9, 2009
Fredericton (E), Saint John (E), Shippagan (F)

July 21-23, 2009
Woodstock (E)




E  indicates workshops given in English
F
indicates workshops given in French


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Did you know ?


The Canadian Standards Association recently developed new standards for workplace electrical safety. CSA-Z462  Workplace Electrical Safety Standard specifies safety requirements for workplaces to establish practical safeguarding of workers during installation, operation, maintenance and demolition activities. CSA-Z462 also sets out requirements for recognizing “qualified” electrical workers. For more information, click here.


 

 

Events

May is Hand Tool Safety Month
With this in mind, the Hand Tools Institute, an association of North American manufacturers of non-powered hand tools and toolboxes, has developed a quiz to test our knowledge of hand tool usage and safety. Click here to take the quiz and for five basic guidelines to follow in all jobs involving striking and struck tools.