Our Respirator Fit Test Technician is available to complete your annual respirator fit testing on any type of respirator you or your team are required to wear. Quantitative (Porta count) or qualitative (Bitrex method) fit testing can be completed at your site or at our office on any type of respirator.
Confined space entry is considered a high-risk activity by WSBC. Creating the required procedures is specialized work that must be completed by someone deemed qualified. ORCA Health and Safety’s team can provide a qualified person whose work is proven and has been inspected by WorkSafeBC and third party auditors.
Site safety management and coordination is a critical component of the safety system on worksites where there are two or more employers onsite. ORCA Health and Safety can provide fulltime or part time safety management services to fulfill your prime contractor responsibilities.
Falls are a leading cause of lost time incidents. Fall protection is not only critical, but a regulatory requirement when working at heights over 10 ft. Fall hazards need to be properly assessed and the appropriate controls selected based on WorkSafe BC’s hierarchy of controls. This includes ensuring personal protective equipment is in good working order.
Your Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) program is the foundation for building your safety management system. It defines roles and responsibilities, communicates standard operating procedures, identifies the requirement for training and provides supporting forms for documentation. A well designed safety management system promotes consistency and standardization.
Inspections are an important aspect of any safety management system. Whether an inspection is general or specific in nature, we can assist in identifying gaps in the system. We are familiar with all types of work sites including industrial, municipal, office and construction. Our inspections can be conducted on behalf of owners, prime contractors or employers.
Hazardous materials are common in workplaces. These can range from industrial coatings and building materials to cleaning products and printer toner. Unfortunately, hazardous materials do not always stay at work. Many are invisible to the human eye and can easily be transported home. We can help implement controls to protect workers and their families.
Corporations, safety departments and senior managers often wonder how their OHS program and implementation strategy is performing. Whether being compared to the regulation, a best industry standard or a company’s internal benchmark, this information is invaluable to finding and filling system gaps. doing when compared against WorkSafeBC compliance standards.
Companies often rely on their supervisors or promote someone from within to fill a specific safety role to manage the organization’s safety system. This can be a daunting task for those who are not trained or have minimal formal experience in occupational health and safety.