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 Welcome to the Safety and Health Website

The River East Transcona School Division is pleased to provide our workplace safety and health management system (WSHMS) website to our students, workers, and the community.  River East Transcona School Division is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all stakeholders that attend our facilities.

Kelly Barkman, Superintendent and CEO of River East Transcona School Division, shares our divisional workplace safety philosophy and commitment in the Superintendent's safety message. 

 

 Superintendent's Message

 

Video Title: Superintendent's Workplace Safety Message

In this video, Superintendent Kelly Barkman states senior management commitment to our workplace safety and health program development, implementation and continual improvement at River East Transcona School Division.

If you encounter any playback issues viewing this video on this webpage, you can also review this video by clicking Superintendent's Workplace Safety Message Video Link on Vimeo.

For a transcript, click on Superintendent's Workplace Safety Message Transcript Microsoft Word Link document download link.

 

 

 About

​River East Transcona School Division is pleased to provide public access to our workplace safety and health management system. The content on this website represents the best practices used in our organization, and is considered open source and shareable subject to the user agreement below. 

 

 How to use this website

Workplace safety information, instructions, training and safe work procedures need to be accessible for all workers in the workplace. Being able to find the information in a timely manner is critical when needed.

Use the links across the top or upper right column of this main page to navigate and access major sections of the site.

 

 User agreement

This user agreement specifies the user rights granted to you, the end users of any content from the RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website. The terms and conditions are as follows:

 

1.       Content from the RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website may freely be displayed, executed, played and / or printed.

 

2.       By using content from the RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website, users are agreeing to the following terms and conditions

 

  • River East Transcona School Division (RETSD) has taken care in preparing the content contained in this website, however cannot and does not guarantee quality, accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links, contents and other items. The content on the RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website are used for educational purposes only and do not apply to any particular or actual work situation unless specified otherwise. Content is made available for your viewing and may be referred to as guides for structural development only.

 

  • Anyone entering the RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website and using the information obtained from or through this site, shall do so at his or her own risk and shall be deemed to have waived and released The Board of Trustees of River East Transcona School Division and any employees, officers, agents or representatives from any and all causes of action at law or in equity, rights and claims or damages or other release as a result of such use.

 

  • All software used on this site is the property of RETSD or its software suppliers and are protected by copyright and other laws subject to licensing agreements. All rights are retained worldwide.

 

3.       LIMITATIONS ON USE - is expressly subject to the restrictions set forth below:

 

  • The RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website is an online resource for theoretical educational purposes only. You may not download content for offline viewing or use unless any and all reference to RETSD is removed, thus claiming development ownership of the downloading site visitor.

 

  • DOWNLOADING CONTENT - is permitted, with the provision that the workplace safety and health management systems and programs are specific to each employer or user, in their application, their work processes and their workers. If you find content on the RETSD Workplace Safety and Health Management System website that is applicable to training and may benefit worker safety, it may be printed or stored electronically to your hard drive for your personal use only and cannot be shared with others. You must agree to remove any reference to RETSD as the origin of the content prior to sharing or posting as a guide in the development of a safe work procedure that is specific to your application, work process and / or equipment.  

If you have any concerns regarding this site or the information contained within, please contact lzdrill@retsd.mb.ca by email. Access to and use of this site is expressly subject to the restrictions set forth in this user agreement.

 

 Safe Work Procedures

 Search Site

Type in any query to find safe operating procedures, safe work procedures, machine profiles, machine manuals, safety data sheets (SDS) and more.

 

 Adobe Acrobat Reader DC Required

​Some documents on this site require Adobe Acrobat Reader DC to open and display.

To download and install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader DC application on this computer, click on the following link:

https://get.adobe.com/reader/

Be sure to set Adobe Acrobat Reader DC as the default PDF program in your Windows PC or Mac.

 

 Divisional Safety Policy

 Safety Manual Reference

 Legislative References

 Workplace Safety Administration

Leonard Zdrill

Safety and Health Officer

589 Roch Street, Winnipeg, MB. R2K 2P7

Phone: 204.667.7130 Ext. 2253

Email: lzdrill@retsd.mb.ca
 

 RETSD proudly supports

 Safe work logo and worker operating a miter saw

Image of Manitoba Safe Work Hammer inside red triangle - Spot the Hazard, Assess the Risk, Find a Safer Way, Everyday on the left and a worker using a miter saw on the right. Used with permission of The WCB and Safework Manitoba.

 

 

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