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Last Modified

June 1, 2018

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This resource explains the process and application requirements when person applies for a Director of Inspection review of an order or decision of an OHS officer under section 70(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.


Last Modified

June 1, 2018

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The information in this Safety Bulletin is intended to help employers report and investigate workplace injuries and incidents as required by the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act. This is the law that governs workplace health and safety in Alberta. Injuries may also have to be reported to...


Last Modified

June 14, 2018

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Prime contractors play an important role in coordinating health and safety of workers and persons on the work site. The role of the prime contractor is to coordinate, organize, and oversee the health and safety activities of multiple employers. This fact sheet explains when a prime contractor is...


Last Modified

January 4, 2017

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A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards. A COR shows that the employer’s health and safety management system has been evaluated by a certified auditor and meets provincial standards. This fact sheet lays out...


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

May 1, 2018

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To help employers, supervisors and workers understand everyone’s role in ensuring health and safety at the workplace and how to comply with the law in regards to work place harassment and violence.


Last Modified

June 1, 2018

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Provides information about health and safety in the workplace.


Last Modified

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 are used at their work site. The system requires suppliers and distributors of controlled products...


Last Modified

October 1, 2011

Description

The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS is a national hazard communication system. It affects suppliers, importers, and distributors of potentially hazardous materials used at worksites, and employers and workers who use those materials.