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Tags: general safety

Views: 377
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July 1, 2014

Description

This publication describes the health risks associated with working in extreme heat and cold situations, and suggests reasonable solutions for workplaces. It is intended primarily for people who work outdoors in areas such as road paving, construction, forestry, agriculture, ranching, oil and gas...


Views: 195
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March 1, 2012

Description

Under the OHS Act, Regulation and Code, employers are required to protect the health and safety of their workers and other workers at the worksite. Often, employers rely upon themselves or their employees to ensure the worksite is healthy and safe. In some situations, an employer may choose to...


Views: 63
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October 1, 2010

Description

The purpose of this Best Practice is to standardize, to the extent possible, the minimum steps that an electric utility must include in its own practices for manually energizing a power system after an unplanned outage. This Best Practice is not meant to eliminate all manual recloses. It is...


Views: 204
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February 1, 2010

Description

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: 88
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October 1, 2009

Description

The Occupational Health and Safety Code places obligations on both the employer and worker in workplace situations where there is a potential danger because of equipment or materials becoming dislodged or moving. This safety bulletin looks at the responsibilities of each and presents recommended...


Views: 12
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March 1, 2005

Description

Presents information specific to the guarding of commercial dough and food preparation mixers to prevent unintentional worker contact with rotating shafts and attachments.


Views: 114
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August 1, 2004

Description

Discusses requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Code that apply to employers and workers involved in tire servicing. Employers must ensure that only competent workers – workers who are appropriately trained, qualified and with sufficient experience to do the work safely – are allowed...


Views: 43
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April 1, 2004

Description

This bulletin presents 10 questions employees can ask to help determine a potential employer’s commitment to safety in the workplace.