Notes, cautions, and warnings are identified by special symbols. A list of those symbols is provided below.
Important: This icon highlights important information.
Poisonous: This icon is a reminder for a potentially toxic/poisonous situation.
Resources: The resource icon highlights any required or optional resources.
Flammable: This icon is a reminder for a potentially flammable situation.
Self-test: This icon reminds you to complete a self-test.
Explosive: This icon is a reminder for a possibly explosive situation.
Safety gear: The safety gear icon is an important reminder to use protective equipment.
Electric shock: This icon is a reminder for potential electric shock.
Be advised that references to the Workers’ Compensation Board of British Columbia safety regulations contained within these materials do not/may not reflect the most recent Occupational Health and Safety Regulation. The current Standards and Regulation in BC can be obtained at the following website: http://www.worksafebc.com.
Please note that it is always the responsibility of any person using these materials to inform him/herself about the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation pertaining to his/her area of work.
The materials in the Trades Access Common Core Open Textbook project are for use by students and instructional staff and have been compiled from sources believed to be reliable and to represent best current opinions on these subjects. These manuals are intended to serve as a starting point for good practices and may not specify all minimum legal standards. No warranty, guarantee or representation is made by BCcampus as to the accuracy or sufficiency of the information contained in these publications. These manuals are intended to provide basic guidelines for trade practices. Do not assume, therefore, that all necessary warnings and safety precautionary measures are contained in this module and that other or additional measures may not be required.