The following documents provide guidance for construction employers to navigate the challenges caused by wildfires, poor air quality and increasing temperatures.
Wildfire Smoke and its Effects:
A Guide to creating an Effective ECP on Wildfire Smoke: Equip yourself with knowledge and strategies to handle wildfire smoke at your workplace.
Wildfire Smoke – Managing Health Risks: Learn the implications of poor air quality on health and ways to mitigate them.
- Wildfire Smoke: A Guide to Developing an Exposure Control Plan
- Wildfire Smoke: Managing the Health Risks of Poor Air Quality during Wildfire Season in BC
Construction Site Safety:
Fire threats to construction sites are real! Here's everything you need to know about "Protecting Construction Sites from Fire", including a super handy checklist!
Heat Stress Management:
Fire Extinguishers: Understanding their types, uses, and safety precautions.
Smoking in the Workplace: Emphasizing the rules and reasons behind no smoking policies.
Fire Safety & PPE: Ensuring you're equipped with the right gear and knowledge to tackle emergencies.