Here are three simple steps to report unsafe conditions at your work:
Step 1: Raise your concern with your supervisor. The supervisor should acknowledge and try to resolve your safety concern.
Step 2: If you find it difficult to approach your supervisor, or your supervisor was not able to resolve your concern, talk to someone from your workplace safety and health committee or your worker safety and health representative.
Step 3: If your concern was not resolved by the committee/representative, or if you feel your issue is urgent, call 204-957-SAFE (7233) or toll free 1-855-957-SAFE (7233) to report unsafe work to Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health (WSH). WSH will get involved as necessary.
You can also report online.
Keeping others safe from harm is something most of us do automatically.Host a Report Unsafe Work contest in your workplace!
You’d stop someone from walking into traffic, steady them to keep them from tripping or warn them if they were at risk of being injured. Reporting unsafe work should be second-nature, too, because it’s the right thing to do.
By taking steps to report unsafe work, you’re supporting a positive culture of safety and prevention at your workplace. The resources below can help you make workplaces safer, prevent injuries and create and maintain a culture of safety.
Want to promote internal hazard reporting and recognize workers who speak up to prevent injuries? Order a contest package from SAFE Work Manitoba!
We will provide:
- A poster to promote the contest
- Contest entry ballots for supervisors to hand out to workers who report a hazard
- A SAFE Work Manitoba lunch bag to give away as a draw prize at the end of the contest (limit 1 per workplace)
To order your contest package: email Contest@safeworkmanitoba.ca
with the subject “SAFE Committee Contest” and let us know how many posters and ballots you need (while supplies last). Share your story!
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