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Topics: Health and Wellness Organizations: Labour

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June 26, 2020

Description

An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals.


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March 12, 2020

Description

The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires that a Code of Practice (COP) describing the selection, maintenance and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) be developed whenever respirators are used at the work site.


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March 2, 2020

Description

A report on compliance is a documentation tool used by a work site party who has received an order(s) to comply, under section 59, 60 and/or 61 of the OHS Act.


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February 6, 2020

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Includes information to help employers, supervisors and workers understand everyone’s role in ensuring health and safety at the workplace and how to comply with the law in regards to work place harassment and violence.


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October 1, 2019

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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August 29, 2019

Description

The internal responsibility system (IRS) describes that everyone in the workplace is responsible, according to their authority and control, to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.


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March 1, 2019

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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March 1, 2019

Description

The purpose of this initiative is to raise awareness of disease and injury areas, where workers are most effected and/or have the greatest risk, so that Alberta’s OHS system can focus on the highest value areas to improve the health and safety of workers. By articulating priorities for the entire...


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February 22, 2019

Description

The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code. If two or more workers of the same employer or different employer are working together, the working alone requirements of the OHS Code do not apply.