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Topics: Health and Wellness Organizations: Labour

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September 1, 2016

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The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015, to align with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for classifying and labelling chemicals. Alberta will amend the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent...


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June 1, 2016

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This bulletin summarizes information about wildfire recovery for employers.


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June 1, 2016

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This bulletin key points are: Before any workers enter these structures, employers must ensure structural integrity has been evaluated; If the structure was constructed prior to 2000, it is presumed that asbestos may be present; An employer must apply for an acceptance from section 34 of the OHS...


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June 1, 2016

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This bulletin key points are: Employers are required to take all necessary steps to protect health and safety of their workers, Ash and burned debris from fires may contain hazardous substances; Employers should select respirators appropriate for your site’s specific hazards; Employers must...


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Last Modified

June 1, 2016

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This bulletin key points are: If the structure is gone, and clean-up involves removing debris, this is not considered a demolition; An acceptance from the OHS Code Section 34 is not needed if work is for debris removal when the structure is gone; Safe work procedures, personal protective...


Views: 23
Last Modified

June 1, 2016

Description

This bulletin summarizes for workers on wildfire recovery.