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Topics: Health and Wellness Organizations: Human Services Audience: Employers Tags: occupational health

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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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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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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...


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June 1, 2012

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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...


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February 1, 2012

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This Safety Bulletin is intended to help employers and workers comply with Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation. It is not a substitute for reviewing the legislation written in its entirety. In case of inconsistency between this document and the Occupational Health and...