Safety Moments

Welcome to our Safety Moments page. Here you'll find resources to share with your departments about safety on campus and at home.

If you're looking for Safety Moments to bring to your monthly departmental meeting or to post in the staff room, below is a listing of available Safety Moments by themes.

Cold Weather

Cold weather safety
Frostbite and hypothermia
Protecting workers
Winter driving tips

Ice Safety

Tips For Safe Ice Fishing
Snow Tires
Snow Blower Safe Operation

Heart Health

Be active
Canada Food Guide
Cardiac arrest
Cold weather safety tips
Snow shovelling
Healthy Meals in a Hurry

workplace health

Breathe easy
Physical activity guidelines
Physical activity is good for you
Do you know what the symbols mean?
Drinking Water

Emergency management and National Day of Mourning

Emergency preparedness week
Do you have your 72hr emergency kit?
National day of mourning
How will you prevent a death at work?

NAOSH week and risk

Can you eliminate the hazard?
Hunt for hazards
Your OHS Committee is here for you
Control your vehicle

Construction safety

Fall protection
Ladder safety
A damaged wire can start a fire
Machine guarding

Summer safety

Lawn mower safety
Heat stress
Be safe by the water
Get around using your own power
Supervising Children Around Water
BBQ food safety

Personal protective equipment

Personal protective equipment
Protect your feet
Contact lenses
Hard hats 101
Safety glasses

Workplace violence and mental health

Workplace stress
Workplace violence
Workplace violence prevention
Feeling tired?

Fire prevention

Smoke alarm response time
Fire prevention tips (electrical)
Fire safety tips for the workplace
Hear the beep where you sleep
Liquids can cause fire
Flammable and combustible materials
Types of smoke detectors
Chemical Compatibility

Communicable disease

The flu: Don’t pass it on
Hand washing
The skinny on sharps
Tips to prevent infections


Check before you sit
Repetitive strain injury
Are you at risk of soft tissue injury?
Think before you lift
Stretching at the Workstation
Stretches for the Back, Side and Legs
ABC’s of Heavy Lifting

Personal / Household Safety

Travel Tips
Distracted Driving
Driving in Fog
Clothes Dryer safety
Air exchanger maintenance
Antibiotic resistance
ABCs of BAC (Blood Alcohol Concentration)




Environmental Health & Safety

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000