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Topics: Health and Wellness Organizations: Human Services Audience: Employers Tags: chemical hazards

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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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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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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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March 1, 2012

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Indoor air quality, or IAQ, is an important component of a healthy and comfortable workplace. IAQ considers the indoor environment, including the makeup of the air and comfort factors such as temperature and relative humidity. IAQ issues tend to be complex and should be properly assessed to...


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July 1, 2011

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During previous revisions to the occupational health and safety legislation, asbestos requirements from the Alberta Building Code 1997 were transferred to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code. Consolidation of the asbestos provisions into one piece of legislation under the jurisdiction...