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Ontario Technological Skills Competition
May 1-3, 2006
Kitchener, Ontario

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2005 Winners

2005 Winners
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Secondary Student Event

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Elementary Students Event: PPE

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Elementary Students Event: WHMIS

Ontario Technological Skills Competition: Workplace health and safety contest

The focus of the workplace safety contest is to promote health and safety by assessing the studentsí knowledge of and participation in workplace health and safety activities. First, second and third place medals are awarded. First place winner advances to the National Skills Competition.

Participants are evaluated on: knowledge of health and safety principles (written exam) ability to identify and assess workplace hazards and to recommend corrective action (Hazard identification using mock work-site settings) ability to communicate health and safety information to others (presentation)

Example: Each participant will inspect a mock workplace to identify hazards. The hazards may include work process, housekeeping, WHMIS, ergonomics, safety equipment, tools, machinery and electrical hazards.

Click here for the Requirements: Workplace Safety Contest Scope

For more information on the workplace safety contest or to register, contact the technical chair, Mary Wilson at [email protected]

For information on Skills Ontario, visit www.skillsontario.com



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