Asbestos – Free Information and Safety Materials – Including Training PowerPoint

I had a request on this, so here is what I could find.  The PowerPoint is identified below.  Enjoy!

Click links below for documents:

Asbestos – Automotive Brake and Clutch Repair Work

Asbestos – Protecting Workers from Asbestos Hazards Fact Sheet

Asbestos – Protecting Workers from the Hazards of Asbestos Containing Flooring Materials maintenance Fact Sheet

Asbestos and Other Fibers

Asbestos Fact Sheet – English

Asbestos Fact Sheet – Spanish

Asbestos Standard for Construction

Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards

OSHA’s Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry – This one is the training presentation.

Workplace Exposure to Asbestos – Review and Recommendations

Free Return to Work Materials – Videos Included – Download Here

From the amazing people at WorkSafeBC.  They are really good.

Click links below for documents.  On videos, to download, start briefly, then you will see a down arrow on the upper left.  The video can be downloaded from there:

Guidelines for Modified Work

Return to Work is Good Business

Return to Work is Good Therapy

Selective Light Employment

Bonus UK HSE Post – Full Programs – Free, Here

Some of these are expensive if you buy them – like 15 pounds, with current exchange rates is $4 billion.  So download them all, now.

Click links below for documents:

Chemical Warehousing

Developing Process Safety Indicators

Involving your Workforce in Health and SAfety – Good Practice for All Workplaces

Managing the Causes of Work Related Stress – A Step by Step Approach using Management Standards

Memorandum of Guidance on the Electricity of Work Regulations – 1989

Warehousing and Storage – A guide to health and safety

HSE – Welding

I hit the motherload here as I stuffed my bags filled with materials as I wandered through The Queen’s library.  A wealth of information on welding, surface preparation, PPE (or as they say across the pond, RPE).  Truly a hoard of information I wish OSHA or WorkSafeBC had.  Great Stuff.

Click links below for documents:

Soldering – Hand-Held with Lead Based Rosin Cored Solders

Welding – Advice for Managers

Welding – Arc Air Gouging

Welding – Arc Plasma Cutting – Fixed Equipment

Welding – Expert Advice

Welding – Fixed Extraction – Welding Booth or Downdraught Bench

Welding – Flux Cored and Metal Cored Arc Welding

Welding – Forced Ventillation

Welding – Gas and OxyGas Cutting

Welding – Manual Metal Arc or Stick Welding

Welding – Metal Inert Gas and Metal Active Gas

Welding – Moveable Extraction – Fume Hood on a Flexible Arm

Welding – Oxy-Gas Welding and Brazing

Welding – Resistance Welding – Fixed Equipment

Welding – RPE used with Engineering Controls

Welding – RPE Used with Forced Ventillation

Welding – Surface preparation – Large items

Welding – Surface Preparation – Medium Sized Items

Welding – Surface preparation – Pressure Plasting – Small Items

Welding – Tungsten Inert Gas TIG Welding

Welding – Weld Cleaning with Pickling Paste

Welding – Workshop Ventillation

Welding Respriatory Protective Equipment

Free Toolbox Talks – Word Format – Download Here!

Dealing with a variety of subjects – construction related.

Note – these are not government designed, but although copyrighted, I am posting this statement from the site for any who are concerned:

“Feel free to download and use any of these toolbox talks. They are available in doc or pdf format. The doc format can be edited but if you are not comfortable with the editable form download the pdf. I will be adding new ones from time to time so if you don’t find what you want, check back later.”

Click links below for documents:

Access to Work Areas

Accident Prevention

Back Safety

Eye Protection

Fall Protection – Equipment Inspection

Fall Protection – Fall Arrest

Hearing Protection


Leading Causes of Injuries

Learning from Accident Investigation

Lighting and Illumination

Near Misses

Practicing Safety

Recognizing Hazards

Trenching Working in the Wind

HSE – Excavation Materials – Free Downloads

More materials from the Queen – these include full programs, handouts, plus materials that may reference excavation issues but from different angles, such as underground utilities, working near buildings, etc.

Click links below for documents:

Avoiding Concealed Services and Overhead Powerlines

Avoiding Damage to Buried Services

Avoiding Danger from Underground Services

Excavation – What you need to know as a busy builder

Inspections and Reports

Management of Temporary Works

Preventing Accidents In Excavations