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Resources for Child Care Workers

When Day Nursery Centre, Winnipeg’s oldest child care centre, was confronted with a growing number of staff injuries it turned to the Occupational Health Centre (OHC) for assistance and information.

Management and workers at Day Nursery’s three locations worked with staff from OHC to develop a program to address health, safety and wellness in the workplace. The daycare centre made a number of changes to reduce health risks at work by using staff surveys, training, hazard mapping and job hazard analysis. These tools are available to share with your organization.

A new 15 minute video “A Guide to Workplace Health, Safety and Wellness” compiles the success of this project into a tool that can used by others in the child care field.

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The Day Nursery Centre Workplace Health, Safety and Wellness committee has created four posters that show proper ergonomic techniques and equipment that can be used when working in a child care program. Click below to download printable posters to use in your centre.  (PDF format)

For more information on the Day Nursery Centre’s program contact:

Fernanda Hodgson
Executive Director, Day Nursery Centre
Telephone: 204-775-6513

Click here to go to the Day Nursery Centre Website


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April 29th Free Public Presentation- Expert Eye: Vision and the Aging Worker

Apr 29, 2021 | 10:00 am - 11:00 am

OHC offers a free virtual public presentation

Expert Eye: Vision and the Aging Worker

Presented by: Marnie Courage, O.T. Reg. (MB)
CEO and Inclusion Specialist
Enabling Access Inc.

This webinar will:

  • Understand the aging demographics and age-related changes related to vision
  • Become familiar with common age-related vision loss conditions
  • Understand impact on worker’s performance, safety and psychological health
  • Discuss environmental considerations for injury prevention related to vision loss
  • Become familiar with administrative, engineering and behavioural accommodations to support employees experiencing vision loss.

Registration required, please register here: REGISTER

 The session time is on Manitoba time (CST) from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

You will receive a confirmation email for your registration and the Zoom Login information.