Spirit Tool Kit

The Spirit Toolkit equates the Seven Sacred Aboriginal teachings with the 
three workers’ health and safety rights as part of storytelling within Sharing Circles.

Seven Sacred Teachings

  • Respect
  • Humility
  • Love
  • Truth
  • Honesty
  • Courage
  • Wisdom

Three Workers’ Rights

  • Right to Know
  • Right to Participate in Health & Safety Committees
  • Right to Refuse Unsafe Work

This toolkit contains background information and resources that are intended 
to be incorporated as part of Sharing Circles.  Each section includes a workshop plan 
with both the learning activity and resources available to support each learning activity.


Spirit Toolkit for Sharing Circle Guides

A. Spirit Toolkit for Sharing Circle Guides

B. Introduction

C. General Information for Sharing Circle Guides

D. Section 1 – 7 Sacred Aboriginal Teachings + 3 Worker’s Rights = Path to Workplace Health and Safety


E. Section 2 – Healing for Change


F. Section 3 – Identifying Hazards in your Workplace


G. Section 4 – Ergonomics


H. Section 5 – Respect in the Workplace


I. Section 6 – Violence Prevention at Work


J. Section 7 – Moving Forward with your Workplace Safety and Health Committee


K. Resources

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June 4th Free Webinar: Right to Refuse Dangerous Work During COVID-19

Jun 04, 2020 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

OHC offers a Free Webinar “Right to Refuse Dangerous Work During COVID-19”

presented by the panelists:

Bernie Wood, Health and Safety Activist

Blaine Duncan, Safety and Health Specialist, Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union

Register in advance for this session by sending email to tiffany.pau@mflohc.mb.ca

Meeting details (Meeting ID and password) will be sent a few days prior to the webinar