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Topics: Health and Wellness Employment and Labour Organizations: Human Services Audience: Employers

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November 1, 2013

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In this bulletin, information is provided on workplaces that may use lead, health effects due to lead exposure, options for the control of exposure as well as the requirements in Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation for lead.


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August 1, 2013

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The Radiation Protection Amendment Regulation came into effect on July 25, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation. Only minor changes to the Radiation Protection Regulation were proposed at this time.


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February 1, 2013

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This Bulletin provides guidance for preparing a code of practice for chemical hazards to meet the requirements of the OHS legislation. It does not provide procedures for specific chemical hazards; however some resources are identified that can assist with this.


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February 1, 2013

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It is quite common for more than one employer to be working at a work site. Each of these employers may be directing the activities of one or more other employers. With so many people at the work site, each responsible for occupational health and safety, it makes sense to have a single party...


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January 1, 2013

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This guide summarizes the requirements for agencies delivering first aid training courses in accordance with Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code. It outlines the Quality Management Plan (QMP) requirements that agencies must have in place to assure consistent...


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January 1, 2013

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Alberta Human Services supports using environmentally friendly products, as long as employers ensure that the health and safety of workers using the products is protected. Alberta has adopted an occupational exposure limit (OEL) of 50 ppm for HCFC-123 as listed in Table 2, Schedule 1 of the OHS...


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December 1, 2012

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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...


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December 1, 2012

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Bill 6, the Protection and Compliance Statutes Amendment Act, received Royal Assent on December 10, 2012. The amendment act changes the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act in six major ways. All changes are effective on that date except changes related to administrative penalties, which come...


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November 1, 2012

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This bulletin serves as a guide to assist employers, supervisors, contractors and workers in understanding the risks of exposure to sewage and minimizing exposure to it.


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November 1, 2012

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The purpose of this Safety Bulletin is to describe the basics of a First Aid Plan, which is one component of an overall Emergency Response Program. The Bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a First Aid Plan, and includes explanations of what should be...