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February 1, 2017

Description

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 complying with an existing requirement of the OHS Regulation or Code, to propose an alternative approach...


Last Modified

June 1, 2018

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s OHS 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.


Last Modified

January 1, 2009

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This is the third edition of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code Explanation Guide. Its purpose is to explain the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009 in plain, easy‐to‐understand language. It presents information that helps clarify the intent or application of...


Last Modified

February 1, 2013

Description

It is quite common for more than one employer to be working at a work site. Each of these employers may be directing the activities of one or more other employers. With so many people at the work site, each responsible for occupational health and safety, it makes sense to have a single party...


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January 1, 2012

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This manual describes the principles to be followed when selecting the most appropriate techniques for the safe abatement of asbestos?containing materials. The manual also presents basic information on asbestos and asbestos products, health hazards, requirements for worker protection, safe work...


Last Modified

August 1, 2009

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The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code, in plain, easy-to-understand language. Each of the “rules” of the OHS Code is presented, followed by information that helps clarify the intent or application of the requirement. This publication accompanies...


Last Modified

July 1, 2008

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This bulletin presents examples of situations where workers are working from home and discusses whether OHS legislation applies in these and similar situations.


Last Modified

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.


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August 1, 2013

Description

The Radiation Protection Amendment Regulation came into effect on July 25, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation. Only minor changes to the Radiation Protection Regulation were proposed at this time.


Last Modified

November 1, 2013

Description

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 complying with an existing requirement of the OHS Regulation or Code, to propose an alternative approach...