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Audience: Employers

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May 1, 2011

Description

A one-stop shop of all the cross-government learning and development supports the APS offers to help employees meet their development goals.


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April 1, 2014

Description

A one-stop shop of all the cross-government learning and development supports the APS offers to help employees meet their development goals.


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January 1, 2009

Description

The document is intended to serve as a guideline to all workplaces and provides information on legislated requirements, best practices, guidelines and strategies in workplace health and safety and employment standards in the event of pandemic influenza.


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February 1, 2015

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Includes the Government of Alberta’s policy statement on a respectful workplace, lists the guiding values of the Alberta Public Service and delineates the responsibilities of the parties involved in ensuring a respectful workplace.


Last Modified

May 1, 2014

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Provides information on the hiring process for wage employment in the Alberta public service.


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February 1, 2017

Description

Under Alberta’s OHS Code 2009, oxygen equipment is a specified requirement of a First Aid room. Work sites requiring a First Aid room are a) medium hazard sites with 200 or more workers, and b) high hazard sites with 100 or more workers. At other work sites, deciding to use and have oxygen...


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December 1, 2016

Description

This bulletin is intended to assist employers meet the requirements of the audiometric testing component of a noise management program as required in Part 16 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.


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October 28, 2016

Description

The Alberta Spatial Price Survey measures price differences between selected Alberta communities for a basket of goods and services at a specific point in time.


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February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of this safety bulletin is to describe the basics of a first aid plan, which is one component of an overall emergency response program. The bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a first aid plan, and includes explanations of what should be...


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February 1, 2017

Description

This bulletin summarizes the requirements for agencies delivering first aid training courses in accordance with Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code. It outlines the Quality Management Plan (QMP) requirements that agencies must have in place to assure consistent...


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December 1, 2016

Description

This bulletin includes a review of the causes of back injury and four principles to follow when lifting items.


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February 1, 2017

Description

Occupational Health and Safety supports the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at the work site provided the employer ensures that AED use is integrated into the first aid program and emergency response plan at the site, and can be safely used in the specific work environment intended.


Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s OHS legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law.


Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law. In the provision of first aid, the casualty’s...


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November 1, 2016

Description

This publication is intended to provide direction on how to complete a worker exposure assessment to determine compliance with the Alberta occupational exposure limit (OEL) for silica.


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February 1, 2017

Description

Presents a sample policy which organizations can adapt and implement within their workplaces to outline their commitment to protecting the psychological health and safety of our employees.


Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

Provides information on the identification and control of work-related psychological hazards. A psychological hazard is a situation, condition or thing that may affect the mental health of the worker and impact the worker’s ability to work in a healthy and safe manner. The bulletin is intended to...


Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of regulating workplace first aid is to ensure that every work site in the province has the equipment, supplies, and trained staff to provide first aid care in the event of workplace injury or illness. OHS legislation contains the minimum requirements, and employers are free to exceed...


Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

Many individuals and organizations in Alberta deliver first aid training to workers under a 3rd party provider agreement with an approved first aid agency. To fulfill their obligations under their Approval Agreements, agencies which operate in conjunction with 3rd party providers are required to...


Last Modified

November 1, 2012

Description

The purpose of this Safety Bulletin is to describe the basics of a First Aid Plan, which is one component of an overall Emergency Response Program. The Bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a First Aid Plan, and includes explanations of what should be...