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34 results found for: "Occupational health and safety Bulletin"

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March 12, 2020

Description

This bulletin highlights a number of important requirements in Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation for respiratory protective equipment.


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December 1, 2015

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law.


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November 1, 2015

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This alert was released in response to complaints about aggressive, high-pressure sales tactics by commercial providers of workplace safety training for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). It informs employers that there is no requirement to use a commercial training...


Views: 264
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August 1, 2015

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Provides information about the health effects of radon exposure, where a worker can be exposed to radon at workplace, how to test for radon, and how can exposure be controlled.


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


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March 1, 2015

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This Safety Bulletin is intended to remind physicians of their responsibilities under Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act.


Views: 1359
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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.


Views: 126
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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 (GHS). Alberta will amend the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code, Part 29 to be consistent...


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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 change. The information in this bulletin pertains to employers and workers at risk of exposure to the...


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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 (MGO). It is important to distinguish between the hazards associated with an “active” MGO and those...