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Language: English (Canadian) Tags: OHS Formats: PDF Topics: Safety and Emergency Services Audience: General Public Organizations: Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour (2013-2016)

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March 1, 2015

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On May 22, 2003, Health Canada issued an advisory warning Canadians about cosmetic nail preparations containing methyl methacrylate (MMA). The advisory issued because this chemical can adversely ...


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February 1, 2015

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This document is intended to provide Alberta employers and workers with an update on changes to WHMIS legislation. It is important for employers and workers to be aware of the changes that are ...


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February 1, 2015

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The federal Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation was amended February 11, 2015 to align with the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling Chemicals ...


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January 1, 2015

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This bulletin has been developed to provide employers and workers with information about Ebola virus disease (EVD). The information reflects what is currently known and as a result is subject to ...


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December 1, 2014

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This document provides guidance to Alberta employers and workers to help ensure the protection of workers during remediation activities for safe re-occupancy of former marijuana grow operations ...


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November 1, 2014

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Alberta Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour, Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), identified Sand and Gravel Crushing as a key area for a proactive inspection and awareness program in 2014-2015. ...


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October 1, 2014

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The intent of this bulletin is to make employers aware of the potential hazards associated with ENMs and provide practical guidance to minimize risk. An overview of safe handling practices is ...


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September 16, 2014

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Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) enforces compliance with provincial legislation through education, work site inspections, and other enforcement measures.


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April 1, 2014

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Workers in a variety of settings may be exposed to biohazardous substances that cause disease. In some instances, immunization may be recommended as one of the control measures used to prevent ...


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March 6, 2014

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The goal of this inspection project was to ensure compliance with OHS Act, Regulation and Code requirements and to enhance employers’ awareness of their obligation and responsibility to protect ...


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November 1, 2013

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Section 34 of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act offers a way for an employer, contractor or prime contractor who wishes to achieve compliance through a different approach than ...


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November 1, 2013

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The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires that a Code of Practice describing the selection, maintenance and use of respiratory protective equipment be developed whenever ...


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January 1, 2013

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The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS was developed to ensure that workers receive adequate hazard information about chemicals that ...