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Organizations: Employment and Immigration (2008-2011) Audience: Employees Tags: Occupational Health and Safety

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November 1, 2015

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This alert was released in response to complaints about aggressive, high-pressure sales tactics by commercial providers of workplace safety training for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). It informs employers that there is no requirement to use a commercial training...


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February 1, 2013

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This handbook for young, inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, youth gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work...


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June 1, 2011

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This Safety Bulletin deals with the adjustment of airborne exposure limits but employers must be aware that unusual work schedules may have an impact on many other aspects of health and safety on the job. A change in the length of the workday will also affect allowable exposure levels for...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for Mental Health workers, both in Mental Health facilities and those who work in community settings.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls in laboratories and is applicable for both diagnostic and many research laboratories.


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January 1, 2011

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As part of the Alberta Healthcare Initiative, a five-volume series of Best Practice documents was produced to better acquaint healthcare workers with workplace hazards and appropriate control measures. A series of short summaries of relevant information have also been produced using excerpts...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers providing public health services, with a focus on public health inspectors. Much of this information may also be useful for other workers providing some services in homecare or community settings. Other handbooks which may be of interest...


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January 1, 2011

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An Animal Services Clerk at an animal services centre was mauled by an American bulldog that was brought in by a member of the public. The incident left the clerk with permanent disabling injuries. This safety bulletin was developed to assist all animal shelters, animal services centres, humane...


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers providing client care services in homecare. Much of this information may also be useful for other workers providing client care in homecare or community settings, such as therapists or those providing support services to homecare clients.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers on Medical and Surgical Units (including Medical Oncology) and Emergency Rooms. Much of this information may also be useful for any workers providing direct patient care including those in long term or continuing care, homecare, outpatient...