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Organizations: Employment and Immigration (2008-2011) Information Type: publications Tags: Occupational Health and Safety

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October 1, 2011

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The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS is a national hazard communication system. It affects suppliers, importers, and distributors of potentially hazardous materials used at worksites, and employers and workers who use those materials.


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July 5, 2011

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Alberta Employment and Immigration (AEI) Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) identified Young Workers as one of the key areas for focused inspections in the 2011-12 fiscal year. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of known workplace hazards, and ensure compliance with...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, including those working in Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diagnostic Radiography, and Nuclear Medicine.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for medical emergency response personnel, including paramedics, EMRs and EMTs.


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January 1, 2011

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Recently a serious injury occurred to a chemical truck operator’s assistant when a diesel fired heater was being “winterized” by purging the internal heater’s coils using a process called “steaming out the coils”. The seat of the diesel fired heater’s external outlet valve failed, releasing a jet...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls in Central Processing (CPD), sometimes called by other names including Central Supply or Central Sterile Supply (CSD, CSSD or CSR). Central Processing workers may be exposed to a variety of workplace hazards in the course of performing their...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers providing services in community clinics or doctors’ offices. Some of this information may also be useful for other workers providing client care in community settings, such as therapists.


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December 1, 2010

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Commercial construction includes all major construction projects outside the residential program, not including industrial construction. Examples of typical commercial construction projects include, but are not limited to, high-rise buildings, apartment buildings, libraries, schools, retail...