Health & Safety

Stay Safe at Work Today and Every Day

Our Health & Safety Management System Corporate Bank is designed to help ensure all employees of Yukon Government have the tools they require to stay safe at work.

A - Site Specific Information

1. Emergency Procedures

Using an up-to-date map, show and explain to the new employee:

    • The emergency evacuation plan, including the route that should be taken to exit the building from the work space and the muster point
    • Locations of fire alarms and extinguishers

Physically walk the evacuation route with the employee, pointing out the fire alarms, fire extinguishers and posted evacuation route nearest the workspace.  Provide additional information as to alternate exits.  If there any anomalies in the workplace, such as exits that are unusable, explain and show the new worker their location.

Provide information contained in the “Emergency Preparedness” element of the departmental safety plan including the names of the Building Marshal and Floor Wardens.

2. First Aid  

Review first aid requirements as per OHS First Aid Regulations for the worksite and provide first aid attendant contact information.  Show locations of first aid kits, first aid book and any other first aid equipment required at the workplace. 

Show the list of first aid providers in the workplace and detail how to call them for medical assistance.

3. Reporting and Investigating– Incidents and Near Misses  

Review the “Minor Incident and Near Miss Reporting and Investigation” forms and explain expectations for completion and procedure for processing the reports.  Provide a link to the “Minor Incident and Near Miss Reporting and Investigation” element of your safety program. 

Explain to the right to refuse unsafe work and the procedure.

4. Joint Health and Safety Committee or Safety Representative - Contact Information

Explain the department or branch Joint Health and Safety Committee or Safety Representative requirement.  Review the membership and contact information. 

Show the location of the Health & Safety Bulletin Board and review the information that is regularly displayed.