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Topics: Safety and Emergency Services Information Type: publications Formats: PDF Tags: Occupational Health and Safety OHS bulletins

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March 12, 2020

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This bulletin highlights a number of important requirements in Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) legislation for respiratory protective equipment.


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September 1, 2019

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the ...


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June 1, 2019

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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 ...


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February 1, 2017

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This publication is intended to provide direction on how to complete a worker exposure assessment to determine compliance with the Alberta occupational exposure limit (OEL) for silica.


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February 1, 2017

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the ...


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February 1, 2017

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Provides information on the identification and control of work-related psychological hazards. A psychological hazard is a situation, condition or thing that may affect the mental health of the ...


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December 1, 2015

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the ...


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November 1, 2015

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This alert was released in response to complaints about aggressive, high-pressure sales tactics by commercial providers of workplace safety training for the Workplace Hazardous Materials ...


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August 1, 2015

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Provides information about the health effects of radon exposure, where a worker can be exposed to radon at workplace, how to test for radon, and how can exposure be controlled.


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May 1, 2015

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Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals with unique physical characteristics including extraordinary tensile strength, poor heat conduction and resistance to chemical attack. ...


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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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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 ...


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January 1, 2015

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Lead is a bluish-grey metal that is naturally present in the earth’s crust. Lead is used in the manufacturing of many consumer and industrial products and can be found in a variety of workplaces. ...


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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 ...


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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 ...


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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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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 ...


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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 ...


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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 ...