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Publication Type: Serial Fact Sheet Audience: Employees

Views: 151
Last Modified

March 1, 2019

Description

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...


Views: 2047
Last Modified

December 1, 2018

Description

The information in this Safety Bulletin is intended to help employers report and investigate workplace injuries and incidents as required by the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. This is the law that governs workplace health and safety in Alberta. Injuries may also have to be reported to...


Views: 43
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

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: 1010
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February 1, 2017

Description

This bulletin is intended to assist employers meet the requirements of the audiometric testing component of a noise management program as required in Part 16 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.


Views: 62
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

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: 74
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

Section 34 of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act offers a way for an employer, contractor or prime contractor who wishes to achieve compliance through a different approach than complying with an existing requirement of the OHS Regulation or Code, to propose an alternative approach...


Views: 583
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

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: 62
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

This Safety Bulletin has been developed to assist employers and workers in understanding the risks of exposure to moulds and how to prevent harmful effects. The recommendations described reflect what is currently known about this topic.


Views: 13
Last Modified

October 1, 2013

Description

The Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation Amendment comes into effect on October 1, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation.


Views: 395
Last Modified

February 1, 2013

Description

It is quite common for more than one employer to be working at a work site. Each of these employers may be directing the activities of one or more other employers. With so many people at the work site, each responsible for occupational health and safety, it makes sense to have a single party...