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Organizations: Labour Tags: occupational health and safety

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December 18, 2018

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This set of infographics presents information on workplace injuries, diseases and fatalities in Alberta by industry sector. Data reflects 2017 statistics as accepted and reported by the Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta.


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November 30, 2018

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These guidelines present minimum recommended operator training requirements for ensuring the safe and efficient operation of overhead cranes. Training materials used by instructors should include all the subjects presented.


Views: 417
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November 5, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign for arena workers. The purpose of the focused inspections was to educate arena operators as to their responsibilities in ensuring that employers working at their site comply with the OHS Act, Regulation and Code, and to...


Views: 167
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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign for care workers. Care workers are at a greater risk for injury/illness from worksite violence due to a number of compounding factors. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of the known workplace hazards...


Views: 77
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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign in the sand and gravel industry. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of the known workplace hazards in this industry and to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and...


Views: 123
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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections campaign to educate employers and employees about vulnerable workers and conduct inspections and education high-risk industries with vulnerable workers. Vulnerable workers are defined as workers who may have greater exposure than most to injury and...


Views: 65
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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign in the fuel and convenience retailers industry. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of the known workplace hazards in this industry and to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act,...


Views: 3953
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October 12, 2018

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Identifies worker impairment as a possible workplace hazard and explains the obligations and role of employers to address impairment in the workplace to protect the health and safety of workers. Includes a sample policy template to assist employers in developing or revising existing policy around...


Views: 167
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July 31, 2018

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In some cases the OHS Act, regulation or OHS Code allows a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Worksite parties who can apply for an approval include prime...


Views: 123
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July 1, 2018

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An acceptance provides for an alternative approach offering equal or greater protection to workers than the original OHS requirement in the regulation or code. This fact sheet provides more information on acceptances, who can apply for acceptances, how to apply for an acceptance, and what to...