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Organizations: Employment and Immigration (2008-2011) Audience: Employees Tags: alerts

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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 Information System (WHMIS). It informs employers that there is no requirement to use a commercial training...


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January 1, 2011

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An Animal Services Clerk at an animal services centre was mauled by an American bulldog that was brought in by a member of the public. The incident left the clerk with permanent disabling injuries. This safety bulletin was developed to assist all animal shelters, animal services centres, humane...


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August 1, 2010

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Inspections of drilling and service rigs by Alberta Employment and Immigration, Occupational Health and Safety Officers have revealed that emergency escape line anchoring is often inadequate. Emergency escape lines provide workers with a means of making a quick, controlled descent from a rig’s...


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February 1, 2010

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Two recent deaths of oilfield maintenance workers bring to light issues common to many oilfield maintenance personnel. Practices followed when servicing wellsites with pumpjacks need to be reviewed by employers.


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March 1, 2009

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This bulletin presents safety measures about propane-fuelled water-heaters/boilers mounted inside mobile carpet and upholstery cleaning vehicles.


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August 1, 2008

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A vehicle suspension lift is a modification to raise the ride height of a vehicle. These lifts provide higher ground clearance and help accommodate larger rims and tires. Many tire shops and automotive repair businesses are expanding their business for the installation of vehicle suspension lift...