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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Audience: Employees Tags: OHS bulletins

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March 1, 2005

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Presents information specific to the guarding of commercial dough and food preparation mixers to prevent unintentional worker contact with rotating shafts and attachments.


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August 1, 2004

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Discusses requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Code that apply to employers and workers involved in tire servicing. Employers must ensure that only competent workers – workers who are appropriately trained, qualified and with sufficient experience to do the work safely – are allowed...


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May 1, 2004

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Many workers are exposed to vibration daily while using vibrating equipment or machinery. Workers operating hand-held equipment, such as chain saw or jackhammer, are exposed to hand-arm vibration. Workers sitting or standing on a vibrating floor or seat are exposed to whole-body vibration because...


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May 1, 2004

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Alberta Employment and Immigration investigated a flash fire in which a treater fire box ignited a cloud of accidentally released natural gas. The ignition occurred because the burner access port on the fire box front cover had been left open. Since it is physically impossible to prevent ignition...


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April 1, 2004

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Back belts may be appropriate in the treatment of certain back injuries. In these cases a back belt should be offered to an injured worker


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April 1, 2004

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This bulletin presents 10 questions employees can ask to help determine a potential employer’s commitment to safety in the workplace.


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April 1, 2004

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This bulletin includes a review of the causes of back injury and the lifting principles.


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November 1, 2001

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This safety bulletin presents the requirements applicable to prescription safety eyewear.