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Audience: Health Care Professionals Employees

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March 1, 2019

Description

Under Alberta’s OHS Code 2009, oxygen equipment is a specified requirement of a First Aid room. Work sites requiring a First Aid room are a) medium hazard sites with 200 or more workers, and b) high hazard sites with 100 or more workers. At other work sites, deciding to use and have oxygen...


Views: 261
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February 1, 2019

Description

The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.


Views: 618
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February 1, 2019

Description

The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.


Views: 197
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March 1, 2017

Description

This information is intended to remind physicians of their responsibilities for reporting notifiable diseases under Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act.


Views: 11
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January 1, 2011

Description

Recently a serious injury occurred to a chemical truck operator’s assistant when a diesel fired heater was being “winterized” by purging the internal heater’s coils using a process called “steaming out the coils”. The seat of the diesel fired heater’s external outlet valve failed, releasing a jet...


Views: 29
Last Modified

August 1, 2010

Description

This bulletin presents the importance of following safe work procedures is critical when preparing hydrocarbon-containing vessels, tanks or piping systems for hot work, confined space entry or hydrocarbon removal. Without such preparation, the possibility of a fire or explosion is always present.


Views: 49
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August 1, 2010

Description

This guide outlines some of the hazards associated with spray painting and provides information on how to protect yourself.


Views: 29
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July 1, 2010

Description

Combustible gas meters are frequently used at Alberta work sites to evaluate and assess fire and explosion hazards. It is critical that this equipment be properly used and calibrated so that these hazards are not underestimated. The instruments can be a valuable tool if used by operators fully...


Views: 106
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January 1, 2010

Description

The bulletin presents information about mercury properties and uses, acute and chronic health effects, health assessment and preventive measures.


Views: 6
Last Modified

August 10, 2009

Description

This document outlines a focused inspection protocol directed at ensuring that healthcare workers with the highest potential exposure to the 2009 H1N1 virus are adequately protected at the work site.