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Audience: Employees Tags: workers

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February 1, 2019

Description

The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS Act) and your role in ensuring health and safety at the work site.


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November 1, 2018

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Changes to the Act improve the OHS system to better protect workers and ensure they have the same rights and protections as other Canadian workers. This resource cover the new changes to the OHS act June 1, 2018.


Views: 8
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April 1, 2017

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The Government of Alberta has dedicated tools and resources to help employers manage challenges and develop a successful workforce.


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October 1, 2016

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Written in an easy-to-read format, this fact sheet provides basic Employment Standards information about minimum wage, vacations, rest breaks, leaves, overtime, statutory holidays and how to read a pay stub.


Views: 5
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July 1, 2014

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The Government of Alberta has dedicated tools and resources to help employers manage challenges and develop a successful workforce.


Views: 284
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February 1, 2013

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This handbook for young, inexperienced workers is packed with information about workplace health and safety regulations, rights and responsibilities. Through personal stories, quizzes and checklists, youth gain the information they need to contribute to working in a safe, healthy and fair work...


Views: 143
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October 1, 2011

Description

The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS is a national hazard communication system. It affects suppliers, importers, and distributors of potentially hazardous materials used at worksites, and employers and workers who use those materials.


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July 1, 2008

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This bulletin presents examples of situations where workers are working from home and discusses whether OHS legislation applies in these and similar situations.


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April 1, 2004

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