OHS Prevention Initiative

OHS Prevention Initiative: Musculoskeletal Disorders | Psychosocial Hazards | Slips, Trips, and Falls

The goal of the occupational health and safety (OHS) system – to keep workplaces and workers healthy and safe. This is done through awareness and action.

The OHS prevention initiative focuses on reducing common workplace injuries, protecting at-risk workers and identifying higher-risk work situations. The initiative also coordinates efforts between OHS system partners to achieve better health and safety outcomes.

The OHS prevention initiative focuses on the 3 most common injuries and illnesses that occur in workplaces:

  • injuries to bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves (musculoskeletal) due to repetitive use, overexertion and heavy lifting
  • injuries from slips, trips and falls
  • injuries, illnesses resulting from workplace violence, harassment and mental health issues (psychosocial hazards)

Musculoskeletal Disorders

Psychosocial Hazards

Slips, Trips, and Falls

Alberta OHS Resources Adapted by CCSA

Musculoskeletal Disorders
Psychosocial Hazards
Slips, Trips, and Falls
Right to Refuse Dangerous Work

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

NewsLetter Sign-up

Yes. Sign Me Up!

The CCSA is devoted to Alberta health and safety. Sign up for the CCSA communications to stay up-to-date on:
  • Member news
  • Health and safety news
  • WCB Alberta highlights
  • News and views from CCSA

COMPLETE 2024 MEMBER ENGAGEMENT SURVEY NOW

Hello! Thank you for visiting us, we hope our resources and services are meeting your needs and expectations. 

Every two years, CCSA gathers data to enhance the membership experience we offer. If you are an individual who works for the continuing care industry in Alberta (WCB industry codes 82800 and 82808) then this survey is meant exactly for YOU! 

Help us better understand and improve the membership experience and plan for 2025 projects!

Take the survey now for a chance to win prizes worth $150, $200, and $350 (Prizes draw on July 4, 2024).