May 09, 2007

Health and Safety Web resources

Source: NYSUT Health and Safety Newsletter

The National Union of Public and General Employees in Canada has published a booklet on climate change, entitled "Keeping Our Cool: A climate change primer." www.nupge.ca/publications/Environment/
Keeping_Our_Cool.pdf


The Ontario government has released a new resource giving employers and workers in-depth information about musculoskeletal (MSD) hazards in the workplace. www.wsib.on.ca/wsib/wsibsite.nsf/public/PreventMSD.


The New York State Education Department's Office of Facilities Planning publishes the "State Building Aid for Public School Districts and BOCES" which details the room sizes for new construction, special education spaces and support spaces. www.emsc.nysed.gov/facplan/publicat/
building_aid_guidelines_072804.html
.