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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Audience: General Public Employees

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July 1, 2019

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The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.


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July 1, 2019

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The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.


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June 17, 2019

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These two fact sheets--one directed at employers, the other at youth--explain the rules for the Alberta government’s job creation student wage of $13 per hour that takes effect on June 26, 2019.


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June 1, 2019

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Smoke from wildfires is common in Alberta in the spring, summer and autumn months. If you work outdoors in these months, read this bulletin to learn about exposure risks and hazard control.


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March 13, 2019

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As a small business you are required to protect the health and safety of all parties at their work sites. All workers, regardless of number, also have health and safety rights and obligations.


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March 1, 2019

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Under Alberta’s OHS Code 2009, oxygen equipment is a specified requirement of a First Aid room. Work sites requiring a First Aid room are a) medium hazard sites with 200 or more workers, and b) high hazard sites with 100 or more workers. At other work sites, deciding to use and have oxygen...


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February 22, 2019

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The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code. If two or more workers of the same employer or different employer are working together, the working alone requirements of the OHS Code do not apply.


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February 22, 2019

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The internal responsibility system (IRS) describes that everyone in the workplace is responsible, according to their authority and control, to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.


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February 1, 2019

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Mandatory and standardized training ensures all HSC/HS representatives are provided with the information required to effectively meet all the requirements set out in legislation. What should you know?