REALITY CHECK: Workplace safety is a priority for the construction industry and every province and territory in Canada has strict safety standards for construction projects. All trades employers are obliged by law to provide a safe work environment for employees and every employee must be trained in safe work practices.
Safety officers are a growing profession and it’s not uncommon on larger job sites to see them walking around ensuring that workers are working safely and maintaining a safe work environment. Learn more about a career as a safety officer.
As a tradesperson in the industry, you also owe it to yourself to always follow safety procedures and wear the necessary protective gear for your job.
Check out the safety section to learn more.