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Organizations: Jobs, Skills, Training and Labour (2013-2016) Audience: General Public Information Type: publications Formats: PDF Tags: Occupational Health and Safety OHS bulletins

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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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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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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...


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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 provided based on whether the employer’s work is in a low, moderate, or high potential exposure category.


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April 1, 2014

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Workers in a variety of settings may be exposed to biohazardous substances that cause disease. In some instances, immunization may be recommended as one of the control measures used to prevent illness.


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November 1, 2013

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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...


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November 1, 2013

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The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires that a Code of Practice describing the selection, maintenance and use of respiratory protective equipment be developed whenever respirators are used at the work site.