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Topics: Laws and Justice Employment and Labour Organizations: Labour Audience: Employers

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June 26, 2020

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An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. ...


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March 2, 2020

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A report on compliance is a documentation tool used by a work site party who has received an order(s) to comply, under section 59, 60 and/or 61 of the OHS Act.


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February 6, 2020

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Includes information to help employers, supervisors and workers understand everyone’s role in ensuring health and safety at the workplace and how to comply with the law in regards to work place ...


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August 29, 2019

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The internal responsibility system (IRS) describes that everyone in the workplace is responsible, according to their authority and control, to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.


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February 22, 2019

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The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code. If two or more workers of the same employer or different employer are working together, the working alone ...


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February 1, 2019

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Mandatory and standardized training ensures all HSC/HS representatives are provided with the information required to effectively meet all the requirements set out in legislation. What should you know?


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February 1, 2019

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This standard contains the minimum course content for approved Health and Safety Committee (HSC) and Health and Safety Representative (HS representative) training courses. It was developed to ...


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February 1, 2019

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This standard outlines the criteria for agencies to be approved to deliver Joint Work Site Health and Safety Committee (HSC)/Health and Safety representative (HS representative) training that ...


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January 1, 2019

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Presents the basics of the minimum standards for employment in Alberta, including the rules effective January 1, 2019.


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December 1, 2018

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The authorities of an OHS officer to conduct inspections (section 51) and investigations (section 53) have been expanded and updated in the OHS Act.


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November 30, 2018

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Recent changes to the OHS Code clarify that employers can not require that workers use footwear that may pose risk to their health and safety.


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November 22, 2018

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The purpose of occupational health and safety (OHS) is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of workers – whether or not they are employees or volunteers.


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November 1, 2018

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Changes to the Occupational Health and Safety Act improve the OHS system to better protect workers and ensure they have the same rights and protections as other Canadian workers. This resource ...


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August 1, 2018

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This decision tree will help employers understand and meet the requirements of the mandatory fuel prepay requirement in the Occupational Health and Safety Code. These requirements only apply to ...


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May 1, 2018

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As of June 1, 2018 Domestic Workers are covered by the basic safety standards set out in the OHS Act and OHS Regulation. Domestic Workers are exempt from the OHS Code.


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April 1, 2018

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Employers need to calculate the number of workers on a work site to determine if the joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS representative) is ...


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January 1, 2018

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Presents the basics of the minimum standards for employment in Alberta, including the rules effective January 1, 2018.


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December 1, 2017

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Explanation of what "reasonably practicable" means in the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. what a worker, employer, supplier, and contractor should know about this subject. What are the ...


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May 1, 2017

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An explanation of what Due Diligence is and what the legal requirements are for the employer. The employers responsibilities for training, education of proper policies and procedures. What must ...