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Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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February 1, 2017

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Since 1976, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Statistics and Data Development Branch has conducted a monthly survey of prices for selected Alberta farm inputs. The prices are collected by the Alberta Federation of Agriculture in partnership with the Statistics and Data Development...


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March 6, 2014

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The Building Alberta Plan is the government’s vision to build an even stronger, safer and more prosperous Alberta by investing in families and communities; living within our means and opening new markets for our products. Includes the fiscal plan, the Government of Alberta's three-year...


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January 1, 2016

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The Government of Alberta has developed an approach to asset management, as required under the terms of the Canada-Alberta Gas Tax Fund Agreement. Asset management processes allow municipalities to manage infrastructure in a planned and integrated manner to maximize value to the community. The...


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March 15, 2017

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Alberta has a comprehensive air quality management system that is used to address air quality issues and concerns. Air quality can be affected by both natural and human sources. When substances from natural and anthropogenic, or human, sources accumulate in the atmosphere, air quality can degrade...


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March 15, 2017

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Alberta has a comprehensive air quality management system that is used to address air quality issues and concerns. Air quality can be affected by both natural and human sources. When substances from natural and anthropogenic, or human, sources accumulate in the atmosphere, air quality can degrade...


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March 15, 2017

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Smog is a pollution mixture of gases and particles that can appear in the air as a visibility reducing haze. Smog can have negative effects on human health, vegetation and air quality, and is an issue in Alberta, across Canada and around the world.


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March 1, 2017

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Building Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued under the authority of the Code or the Safety Codes Act as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general...


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February 1, 2017

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Under the Plant Protection Act “Plant Protection Regulation” of Canada, the movement of the Dutch elm disease (DED) pathogen is regulated. Elms from a DED infected province cannot be shipped to a disease free province. Alberta and British Columbia are classified as DED free.


Last Modified

September 1, 2010

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Poorly designed hand tools — too heavy, poorly balanced, with a grip that is too large, the wrong shape, or slippery — can lead to injuries of the hand, wrist, forearm, shoulder, and neck. Hammers or pliers with bent handles keep the wrist and forearm straight to reduce injury and increase power....


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September 1, 2010

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Too high? Too low? Just right? Workers come in a variety of shapes and sizes. And the tasks they perform can vary from light precision work to assembling heavy and awkward equipment. Is one workstation appropriate for every worker and every task? Ask the tall worker with neck pain, crouched over...


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August 1, 2010

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This Safety Bulletin is based on an article that originally appeared in the January 1999 edition of the Occupational Health and Safety Magazine.


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August 1, 2010

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Workers who stand or sit for long periods of time should change their working position as often as possible. Floors made of concrete or other hard materials are the least comfortable to stand on for long periods of time. Anti-fatigue mats, as their name suggests, reduce the fatigue of standing by...


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June 1, 2009

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This Bulletin provides guidance to employers, supervisors, contractors and workers about how to prepare a code of practice for confined space entry to meet the requirements of the OHS legislation. This Bulletin does not provide procedures for confined space entry. Resources are provided at the...


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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 coming as they will have a significant impact on WHMIS in the workplace.


Last Modified

February 1, 2017

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This publication is intended to provide direction on how to complete a worker exposure assessment to determine compliance with the Alberta occupational exposure limit (OEL) for silica.


Last Modified

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 affect the health of persons exposed to it. Section 16 of Canada’s Food and Drug Act states that no...


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August 1, 2010

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This bulletin presents safety measures and health effects of Perchloroethylene at the work site.


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July 1, 2010

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This bulletin presents safety measures and health effects of Chlorine at the work site.


Last Modified

November 1, 2007

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This bulletin summarizes information about hazardous materials that the contractor or employer should look for before starting any renovation or demolition project.