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Audience: Employees Tags: best practices

Views: 4542
Last Modified

June 1, 2019

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s OHS 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.


Views: 200
Last Modified

December 20, 2018

Description

This fact sheet provides information on the conditions under which the Occupational Health and Safety Act applies to volunteers and students


Views: 2001
Last Modified

December 1, 2018

Description

The information in this Safety Bulletin is intended to help employers report and investigate workplace injuries and incidents as required by the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. This is the law that governs workplace health and safety in Alberta. Injuries may also have to be reported to...


Views: 83
Last Modified

March 1, 2017

Description

This guide contains information about occupational health and safety as it relates to Alberta retail workers and your employer. The front end provides a brief overview of what the law requires from each of you, at minimum. Additional legislated requirements are highlighted throughout the...


Views: 1229
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires that a Code of Practice (COP) describing the selection, maintenance and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) be developed whenever respirators are used at the work site.


Views: 6317
Last Modified

March 1, 2015

Description

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...


Views: 92
Last Modified

July 1, 2014

Description

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...


Views: 3006
Last Modified

December 1, 2012

Description

This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code 2009 related to Fall Protection Plans, and includes a basic template. Workers working from heights and employers responsible for the worksites need to understand what is...


Views: 107
Last Modified

June 1, 2012

Description

In 2010, the Workers’ Compensation Board reported that 2.5 per cent (601 in total) of all lost-time claims and 2.3 per cent (1080 in total) of all disabling injury claims in Alberta were related to eye injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each day...