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Topics: Health and Wellness Organizations: Labour

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May 1, 2018

Description

WHMIS 2015 applies to "hazardous products". A hazardous product is any product that meets the criteria to be classified in a category or subcategory of one or more of the hazard classes as described in the federal Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR).


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May 1, 2018

Description

An OHS program is a coordinated system of procedures and processes designed to promote continuous improvement in occupational health and safety.


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May 1, 2018

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This resource provides an overview of what employers need to put in place when they are required to have a health and safety program.


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April 1, 2018

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Employers need to calculate the number of workers on a work site to determine if the joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS representative) is needed for that work site. This is different than considering the total number of workers employed by a...


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April 1, 2018

Description

The right to participate ensures workers have an opportunity to participate in decisions that affect their health and safety at work. This resource will explain what the rules around the right to participate are.


Views: 129
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March 1, 2018

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This bulletin will discuss what a joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) is, what a health and safety representative is and does your workplace require a health and safety committee or safety representative?


Views: 58
Last Modified

August 1, 2017

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Fentanyl is a chemical hazard and exposure to a very small amount of drug can have immediate adverse health effects. A worker engaged in remediation activities should know the signs and symptoms of fentanyl exposure and poisoning, and be aware of emergency procedures to take in such a scenario.


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Last Modified

August 1, 2017

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This document provides guidance to Alberta employers to help ensure the protection of workers in an emergency when Naloxone is used in the workplace. Workers should also be aware of Naloxone and the health and safety factors when used in the workplace.


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Last Modified

August 1, 2017

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Wildfire smoke is a common, seasonal health hazard in Alberta during the spring, summer and autumn months. The hazardous ingredients of smoke include particulate matter, carbon monoxide, and chemicals such as, aldehydes, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and benzene.


Views: 44
Last Modified

July 1, 2017

Description

Cytotoxic drugs are used in healthcare and veterinary settings to treat conditions like cancer, arthritis, and psoriasis. However, exposure to these drugs can have negative impacts on healthy people. This brief fact sheet looks at how exposure to these drugs can occur in the workplace, and steps...