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Tags: equipment and workplaces hazards

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August 1, 2017

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A rollover is a type of incident where the mobile equipment tips over onto its side or roof. This safety information sheet is intended to make employers and workers who are involved in the operation of powered mobile equipment aware of rollover hazards. It outlines steps to take to prevent...


Views: 88
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December 1, 2016

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This bulletin presents the hazards of of snow and ice on commercial vehicles; the Obligations and Responsibilities of Industry; and the Effective Practices for Snow and Ice Removal.


Views: 2856
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September 1, 2014

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This best practices guideline provides practical guidance to help employers fulfill their obligations to protect the health and safety of workers who operate or work around forklifts.


Views: 1876
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January 1, 2013

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This Best Practice has been developed to provide a summary of current practices for construction and operation of transportation facilities and working platforms that rely on floating ice for structural adequacy. The focus is on advice that provides effective overice operations while ensuring...


Views: 304
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December 1, 2010

Description

This best practices guideline provides practical guidance to help employers fulfill their obligations to protect the health and safety of workers who operate or work around forklifts.


Views: 31
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September 1, 2010

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Poorly designed hand tools — too heavy, poorly balanced, with a grip that is too large, the wrong shape, or slippery — can lead to injuries of the hand, wrist, forearm, shoulder, and neck. Hammers or pliers with bent handles keep the wrist and forearm straight to reduce injury and increase power....


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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...


Views: 139
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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.


Views: 199
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February 1, 2010

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This guide was prepared to help workers understand vibration hazards in the workplace, and to provide guidance on how to identify, assess, and control these hazards.


Views: 464
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November 1, 2009

Description

This guide is for people who work on freshwater floating ice covers. It is based on the Government of Alberta’s Best Practice for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Alberta.