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Organizations: Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour (2013–2016) Tags: OHS

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December 1, 2015

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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.


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August 1, 2015

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Provides information about the health effects of radon exposure, where a worker can be exposed to radon at workplace, how to test for radon, and how can exposure be controlled.


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July 1, 2015

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This document summarizes the course content, worker re-certification and administrative procedure requirements for agencies approved to deliver the course “Occupational Health and Safety for the Asbestos Worker”.


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May 1, 2015

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Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals with unique physical characteristics including extraordinary tensile strength, poor heat conduction and resistance to chemical attack. For these reasons, asbestos was often used as an ingredient in a wide range of construction products....


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March 1, 2015

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The hazard assessment and control process provides a consistent approach for employers and workers to identify and control hazards in the workplace. It allows everyone to focus their efforts in the right areas, and to develop worker training, inspections, emergency response plans, etc. specific...


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March 1, 2015

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This toolkit is designed to help you understand what Alberta’s legislation expects from you in your role as a supervisor. For the sake of convenience, we’ve included references to related legislation throughout the handbook. Near the end of this handbook is a short section for employers...


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March 1, 2015

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On May 22, 2003, Health Canada issued an advisory warning Canadians about cosmetic nail preparations containing methyl methacrylate (MMA). The advisory issued because this chemical can adversely affect the health of persons exposed to it. Section 16 of Canada’s Food and Drug Act states that no...


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February 1, 2015

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This document is intended to provide Alberta employers and workers with an update on changes to WHMIS legislation. It is important for employers and workers to be aware of the changes that are coming as they will have a significant impact on WHMIS in the workplace.


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February 1, 2015

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The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015 to align with the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling Chemicals (GHS). Alberta will amend the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent...


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January 1, 2015

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Lead is a bluish-grey metal that is naturally present in the earth’s crust. Lead is used in the manufacturing of many consumer and industrial products and can be found in a variety of workplaces. Workers can be exposed to lead mainly through breathing in lead dust, fumes and vapour, or by...