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Licenses: Open Government Licence - Alberta Audience: General Public Information Type: publications Language: English (Canadian) Tags: Occupational Health and Safety chemical hazards

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August 1, 2019

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Describes the principles to be followed when selecting the most appropriate techniques for the safe abatement of asbestos-containing materials, and presents basic information on asbestos and ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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October 1, 2014

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The intent of this bulletin is to make employers aware of the potential hazards associated with ENMs and provide practical guidance to minimize risk. An overview of safe handling practices is ...


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August 1, 2012

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The purpose of this booklet is to alert employers and workers to the dangers involved in working with H2S and to provide guidance for controlling these dangers.


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January 1, 2012

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Describes the principles to be followed when selecting the most appropriate techniques for the safe abatement of asbestos-containing materials, and presents basic information on asbestos and ...


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June 1, 2011

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This Safety Bulletin deals with the adjustment of airborne exposure limits but employers must be aware that unusual work schedules may have an impact on many other aspects of health and safety on ...


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May 1, 2011

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Best practices for controlling exposure to chemical hazards in healthcare are reviewed. The document is not meant to be a definitive text on all chemical hazards present, but rather a summary of ...


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August 1, 2010

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Hydrogen sulphide (H2S) occurs naturally in the earth in crude petroleum, natural gas reservoirs, volcanic gases and hot springs. In Alberta, workers are exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S) most ...


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August 1, 2010

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Workers in many different jobs can be exposed to pesticides (insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, rodenticides, etc.). They include horticulturists, exterminators, greenhouse workers, forestry ...


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August 1, 2010

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Ammonia presents a potential hazard to workers at the work site. Worker exposure to ammonia can occur during its manufacture or in its many industrial applications. To ensure protection against ...


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August 1, 2010

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This guide outlines some of the hazards associated with spray painting and provides information on how to protect yourself.


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February 1, 2010

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This Safety Bulletin is designed to help employers, supervisors, contractors and workers understand their responsibilities for health and safety in sewer operations, including the entry of ...


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January 1, 2010

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Isocyanates are chemical compounds identified by the number of -NCO (nitrogen-carbon-oxygen) groups they contain. Mono isocyanates contain one group, di-isocyanates contain two, and so on. The ...


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January 1, 2010

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This bulletin provides recommended procedures for the safe handling and processing of solid sulphur in new facilities.


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January 1, 2010

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This Safety Bulletin provides basic information to help you reduce the health risks associated with methanol.


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January 1, 2010

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The bulletin presents information about mercury properties and uses, acute and chronic health effects, health assessment and preventive measures.


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September 1, 2009

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The purpose of this publication is to provide information to employers and workers to help them work safely with solvents at the work site. A solvent is a liquid chemical that dissolves a solid, ...


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August 1, 2009

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This bulletin presents the health effects of exposure to wood dust.


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August 1, 2009

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Welding gases and fumes can be hazardous to your health. This Safety Bulletin provides basic information to help you reduce the health risks associated with welding gases and fumes. The health ...