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Information Type: publications Tags: Occupational Health and Safety

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October 16, 2019

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Prime contractors play an important role in coordinating health and safety of workers and persons on the work site. The role of the prime contractor is to coordinate, organize, and oversee the health and safety activities of multiple employers. This fact sheet explains when a prime contractor is...


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October 1, 2019

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The purpose of this bulletin is to provide employers and workers with health and safety information about working in winter.


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September 3, 2019

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Provides information about health and safety in the workplace.


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September 1, 2019

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Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are referred to by a variety of different names. They include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), and others.


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September 1, 2019

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Musculoskeletal injuries, or MSIs, are referred to by a variety of different names. They include repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), repetitive motion injuries, cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), work-related upper limb disorders (WRULDs), and others.


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September 1, 2019

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The purpose of regulating workplace first aid is to ensure that every work site in the province has the equipment, supplies, and trained staff to provide first aid care in the event of workplace injury or illness. OHS legislation contains the minimum requirements, and employers are free to exceed...


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September 1, 2019

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This resource describes notifiable occupational disease reporting requirements for physicians and other health care professionals. A fillable notification form is included with the resource.


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September 1, 2019

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Deals with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards related to materials handling injuries and to then reduce worker exposure to those hazards.


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September 1, 2019

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The purpose of this safety bulletin is to describe the basics of a first aid plan, which is one component of an overall emergency response program. The bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a first aid plan, and includes explanations of what should be...


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September 1, 2019

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law. In the provision of first aid, the casualty’s...