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Workers at Risk Mentoring Best Practice

Workers at Risk Mentoring

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In the early 2000s, a disturbing trend was noted: workers who were new on the job (within the initial six months) were more prone to being injured than their experienced counterparts – and new workers under the age of 25 were more than twice as likely to be injured as new workers over that age. … Read more »

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Contractor Health and Safety Management Best Practice

Contractor EHS Management with prequalification and presentations

Safety

The objective of this Best Practice is to assist Owners, Prime Contractors and Contractors to develop effective Contractor EHS-environment, health and safety management systems and/or processes. Effective EHS management systems will promote a collaborative working relationship between Owners, Prime Contractors and Contractors, resulting in improved HS&E and productivity for all parties involved. This best practice… Read more »

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Workplace Health and Safety Performance Improvement Guide Best Practice

Workplace H&S Performance Improvement Guideline

Safety

The purposes of this best practice guideline is to provide a method to track, trend and report on H&S performance using balanced reporting criteria as well as encourage the use of leading indicators for continuous improvement. This best practice was developed in 2011 at the request of the COAA Safety Committee.

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Leading Indicators of Safety Performance Best Practice

Leading Indicators of Safety Performance with supplementary documents

Safety

Starting in 2003 the COAA Safety Committee and sub-committee identified the top 10 leading indicators affecting safety performance. Individual best practice guidelines were developed for all top 10 indicators, included in this document. Some of these are Near miss, Employee perception surveys, active management safety participation, supervisor safety and others. All supporting documents have been… Read more »

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Cargo Management Best Practice

Cargo Management Guidelines

Safety

This is a new best practice developed by Enrbidge. This best practice includes an example of a cargo management plan and all the forms and tools, including an orientation presentation, needed to implement it.

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Leading VS Lagging HSE Report Tool Best Practice

Leading VS Lagging HSE Report Best Practice

Safety

The purpose of this best practice is to provide a systematic way to collect and use both leading and lagging indicator data to focus on an organization’s HSE (Health, Safety, and Environment) efforts. This process uses HSE observation data and incident / near-miss reporting as inputs into the system. Analysis of the observations and near… Read more »

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Physical Demands Analysis Best Practice

PDA Physical Demands Analysis

Safety

The Physical Demands Analysis (PDA) project is a COAA initiative intended to promote industry adoption of fitness testing as part of a well designed safety program.  PDA’s help to fairly and accurately determine the physical requirement needed to a worker to safely perform specific tasks.  These assessments help employers assign the right resource to the… Read more »

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Canadian Model - Alcohol and Drug Guidelines Best Practice

Canadian Model Version 6.0

Safety

The Canadian Model for Providing a Safe Workplace (the Canadian Model) is a Best Practice Alcohol and Drug Policy that stakeholders in the Canadian construction, maintenance and oil and gas industries can adopt and follow. The purpose of the Canadian Model is to ensure a safe workplace for all workers by reducing the risks associated… Read more »

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Behaviour Based Safety Best Practice

Behaviour Based Safety Best Practice with supporting docs

Safety

The COAA Safety Committee and sub-committee collaboratively developed this Best Practice; a framework, implementation guide, tools and references to assist organizations in implementing a Behaviour Based Safety program. Analysis of incidents shows that 90% of them have the behaviour of the person(s) involved as a key contributing factor. Of the 10% remaining, 0% of them… Read more »