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Organizations: Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour (2013–2016) Audience: Employees 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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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...


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September 1, 2014

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This best practices guideline provides practical guidance to help employers fulfill their obligations to protect the health and safety of workers who operate or work around forklifts.


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August 1, 2014

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Lead is an ingredient commonly added to industrial coatings to improve wear, and can be present in pigments used in coating materials. Sampling of coated products such as structural metal, tanks, and piping completed by Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour in 2013 indicated that coatings applied...


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July 1, 2014

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This publication describes the health risks associated with working in extreme heat and cold situations, and suggests reasonable solutions for workplaces. It is intended primarily for people who work outdoors in areas such as road paving, construction, forestry, agriculture, ranching, oil and gas...


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January 1, 2014

Description

As of January 1, 2014, workers and employers in contravention of ticketable provisions of OHS legislation can be issued tickets by OHS officers. OHS tickets will be similar to a traffic ticket: they are an on-the-spot penalty given out following an infraction of the law.