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Topics: Health and Wellness Tags: ergonomics OHS bulletins OHS occupational health

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September 1, 2019

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Deals with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards related to materials handling injuries and to then reduce worker exposure to those hazards.


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August 1, 2010

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This is the second in a three-part series of Safety Bulletins dealing with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards that can cause or aggravate work-related materials handling injuries, and to then reduce...


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August 1, 2010

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Alberta has no specific law regarding the maximum weight a worker can lift. Restricting loads to a particular weight does not guarantee safety. You might injure yourself by reaching awkwardly to pick up a very light load or by slipping and losing your balance while handling a modest load.


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August 1, 2010

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This is the last in a three-part series of Safety Bulletins dealing with the lifting and handling of loads. The purpose of performing a workplace hazard assessment is to identify specific workplace hazards related to materials handling injuries and to then reduce worker exposure to those hazards.


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August 1, 2010

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Quick facts about fatigue and safety at the workplace.