March 1, 2015
The hazard assessment and control process provides a consistent approach for employers and workers to identify and control hazards in the workplace. It allows everyone to focus their efforts in the right areas, and to develop worker training, inspections, emergency response plans, etc. specific...
August 1, 2008
Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act applies to any worker engaged in an occupation. The OHS Act defines an “occupation” as every “occupation, employment, business, calling or pursuit over which the Legislature has jurisdiction”. The broad definition is intended to ensure that all...
July 1, 2014
This publication describes the health risks associated with working in extreme heat and cold situations, and suggests reasonable solutions for workplaces. It is intended primarily for people who work outdoors in areas such as road paving, construction, forestry, agriculture, ranching, oil and gas...