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Organizations: Employment and Immigration (2008-2011) Audience: Health Care Professionals Employees

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August 1, 2010

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This bulletin presents the importance of following safe work procedures is critical when preparing hydrocarbon-containing vessels, tanks or piping systems for hot work, confined space entry or hydrocarbon removal. Without such preparation, the possibility of a fire or explosion is always present.


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July 1, 2010

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Combustible gas meters are frequently used at Alberta work sites to evaluate and assess fire and explosion hazards. It is critical that this equipment be properly used and calibrated so that these hazards are not underestimated. The instruments can be a valuable tool if used by operators fully...


Views: 101
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July 1, 2009

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Flammable materials are substances that can ignite easily and burn rapidly. They can be common materials that are at most work sites in gas, liquid and solid forms. This bulletin presents some examples of flammable materials, how the fires occur, and other hazards from flammable materials.


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March 1, 2009

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This bulletin presents safety measures about propane-fuelled water-heaters/boilers mounted inside mobile carpet and upholstery cleaning vehicles.


Views: 113
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June 1, 2008

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The main purpose of the committee is to ensure that all health and safety concerns are brought into the open and kept there, under the spotlight, until they have been resolved. That cannot be done without some kind of committee whose business is visible to, and accessible to, every person at the...


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January 1, 2008

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The “No Unsafe Lift ” workbook is designed to provide a provincial framework for healthcare employers to develop and implement comprehensive musculoskeletal injury prevention programs for their facilities. While the framework is broad in scope and does not focus solely on musculoskeletal injury...


Views: 169
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May 1, 2007

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This bulletin presents what needs to be done to make the hot work situation safe, and what does the Occupational Health and Safety Code require under these circumstances.


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October 1, 2005

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This information is intended to remind employees about the effects of the cold on their personal safety and ability to work effectively.


Views: 40
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May 1, 2004

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Alberta Employment and Immigration investigated a flash fire in which a treater fire box ignited a cloud of accidentally released natural gas. The ignition occurred because the burner access port on the fire box front cover had been left open. Since it is physically impossible to prevent ignition...