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January 4, 2017

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A Certificate of Recognition (COR) is awarded to employers who develop health and safety programs that meet established standards. A COR shows that the employer’s health and safety management system has been evaluated by a certified auditor and meets provincial standards. This fact sheet lays out...


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August 30, 2017

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This dataset provides information on judicial recommendations arising from public fatality inquiries to the Minister of Justice and Solicitor General, and the actions or inactions of responsible entities.


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January 9, 2018

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Represents the findings of a public fatality inquiry into the death of Rodney Francis Lazenby, including determination of the date, time, place and circumstances of the death. Also includes recommendations on how to prevent similar incidents which led to the death under investigation. See the...


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May 30, 2018

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As of January 1, 2014 workers and employers in contravention of ticketable provisions of OHS legislation can be issued tickets by OHS officers. OHS tickets are similar to a traffic ticket; they are an on-the-spot penalty given out following an infraction of the law.


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May 29, 2018

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As of June 1, 2018, all employers in Alberta will be required to implement a violence prevention plan (VPP). To ensure workers at gas stations and convenience stores are better protected from the violent incidents associated with these work sites, their employers must implement additional VPP...


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April 1, 2018

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Presents brief summaries of workplace incident fatalities by industry sector for the calendar year. Workplace incident fatalities are cases where a worker dies at a work site or as a result of injuries sustained at a work site. The numbers presented in this report reflect the workplace incidents...


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December 22, 2017

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Represents the findings of a public fatality inquiry into the death of Cody Mason Demary, including determination of the date, time, place and circumstances of the death. Also includes recommendations on how to prevent similar incidents which led to the death under investigation. See the usage...


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January 1, 2014

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As of January 1, 2014, workers and employers in contravention of ticketable provisions of OHS legislation can be issued tickets by OHS officers. OHS tickets will be similar to a traffic ticket: they are an on-the-spot penalty given out following an infraction of the law.


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January 1, 2012

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Partnerships in Injury Reduction is a voluntary program in which employer and worker representatives work collaboratively with government to build effective health and safety management systems. By improving health and safety, the social and financial costs of workplace injury and illness are...


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January 1, 2011

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Recently a serious injury occurred to a chemical truck operator’s assistant when a diesel fired heater was being “winterized” by purging the internal heater’s coils using a process called “steaming out the coils”. The seat of the diesel fired heater’s external outlet valve failed, releasing a jet...