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Organizations: Labour Audience: Employees Tags: workplace safety

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March 1, 2019

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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...


Views: 394
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June 1, 2018

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As of June 1, 2018, all employers in Alberta will be required to implement a violence prevention plan (VPP). To ensure workers at gas stations and convenience stores are better protected from the violent incidents associated with these work sites, their employers must implement additional VPP...


Views: 103
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March 1, 2017

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This handbook provides Alberta’s retail workers with basic information that may help them stay healthy and safe while on the job.


Views: 83
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March 1, 2017

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This guide contains information about occupational health and safety as it relates to Alberta retail workers and your employer. The front end provides a brief overview of what the law requires from each of you, at minimum. Additional legislated requirements are highlighted throughout the...


Views: 43
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February 1, 2017

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The causes of back pain can be complex and difficult to diagnose. Surgery to relieve back pain should only be used as the last resort. This fact sheet presents seven common myths about back pain.


Views: 646
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February 1, 2017

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Indoor air quality, or IAQ, is an important component of a healthy and comfortable workplace. IAQ considers the indoor environment, including the makeup of the air and comfort factors such as temperature and relative humidity. IAQ issues tend to be complex and should be properly assessed to...


Views: 61
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

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Many individuals and organizations in Alberta deliver first aid training to workers under a 3rd party provider agreement with an approved first aid agency. To fulfill their obligations under their Approval Agreements, agencies which operate in conjunction with 3rd party providers are required to...


Views: 580
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

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This fact sheet presents the hazards of fatigue and extended work hours to workers, the effects that workers could experience from sleep deprivation and fatigue, and how the workers can control and be protected from fatigue.


Views: 237
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

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Under the requirement in Section 34 of the OHS Code, all building materials with the potential to release asbestos fibers must be removed prior to demolition of a structure. This fact sheet discusses how employers can ensure the safe removal of debris containing asbestos during demolition, and...