Safety Accident Prevention VideosJan 2nd, 2015 | By EHS Journal | Category: Health and Safety, Take A Break
Take a break and watch these powerful accident prevention videos developed by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) in Ontario, Canada.
The videos, which were developed as part of the WSIB’s Prevent-It.ca campaign, were designed to stimulate discussion among employers and workers, inspiring a “change in the mindset that says workplace injuries and illnesses are inevitable and acceptable.”
A key message of the campaign was the idea that creating a safe workplace is everyone’s responsibility. “We’re not pointing a finger at the employer or the worker,” said WSIB Chair Steven Mahoney. “We need to bring them together to solve this problem.”
In the words of Prevent-It.ca, “There really are no accidents…”
About the WSIB
The WSIB is an independent trust agency that administers compensation and no-fault insurance for Ontario workplaces. WSIB is committed to delivering what matters to the workers and employers of Ontario: fast, accessible service and fair benefits at a fair price.
Photograph: Labourer by Andrew Mogridge, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa.