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As one of the leading organizations in North America for OH&S standards, CSA has been involved with workplace health and safety issues for many years. We facilitated the development of Canada’s first standard for hard hats in 1948. Since then, CSA has published over 170 OH&S documents covering a wide spectrum of workplace matters: from machinery and equipment to office ergonomics and injury prevention.
Safety of construction equipment (cranes, work platforms, scaffolding, etc.) and work practices related to use of these devices.
Equipment, control systems, and work practices related to on-the-job electrical safety.
Management systems, work practices, and personal protective equipment for emergency plans and emergency first responders.
Safe design and performance of both mobile and fixed machinery of many types. Also includes standards on safe work practices and training for machine operators and inspectors.
Ergonomic design of workplaces, machinery, and equipment. Also includes standards on ergonomic work practices.
General safe work practices and occupational health considerations for all workplaces.
Managing various aspects of an occupational health and safety program – based on CSA’s Z1000 Standard on OHS Management.
Design, performance, selection use, and maintenance of many kinds of personal protective equipment.
CAN/CSA-Z150.3-11 - Safety code on articulating boom cranes
CAN/CSA-Z150-11 - Safety code on mobile cranes
B167-08 (R2015) - Overhead travelling cranes - Design, inspection, testing, maintenance, and safe operation
Z462-15 - Workplace electrical safety
Z1004-12 - Workplace ergonomics - A management and implementation standard
CAN/CSA-Z94.4-11 - Selection, use, and care of respirators
Z432-04 (R2014) - Safeguarding of Machinery