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

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January 1, 2013

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This publication is for women who are developing their first career plans and for working women who are thinking about changing their careers. It positions non-traditional occupations-occupations in which women constitute less than a third of the workforce-as a rewarding career choice that some...


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October 1, 2011

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The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS is a national hazard communication system. It affects suppliers, importers, and distributors of potentially hazardous materials used at worksites, and employers and workers who use those materials.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers providing services in community clinics or doctors’ offices. Some of this information may also be useful for other workers providing client care in community settings, such as therapists.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, including those working in Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diagnostic Radiography, and Nuclear Medicine.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for medical emergency response personnel, including paramedics, EMRs and EMTs.


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January 1, 2011

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Recently a serious injury occurred to a chemical truck operator’s assistant when a diesel fired heater was being “winterized” by purging the internal heater’s coils using a process called “steaming out the coils”. The seat of the diesel fired heater’s external outlet valve failed, releasing a jet...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls in Central Processing (CPD), sometimes called by other names including Central Supply or Central Sterile Supply (CSD, CSSD or CSR). Central Processing workers may be exposed to a variety of workplace hazards in the course of performing their...


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November 1, 2010

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The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.