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Audience: Employees Tags: workplace safety

Views: 45
Last Modified

March 1, 2019

Description

The purpose of this initiative is to raise awareness of disease and injury areas, where workers are most effected and/or have the greatest risk, so that Alberta’s OHS system can focus on the highest value areas to improve the health and safety of workers. By articulating priorities for the entire...


Views: 246
Last Modified

June 1, 2018

Description

The Occupational Health and Safety Code sets out the minimum technical requirements for health and safety in Alberta’s workplaces.


Views: 338
Last Modified

June 1, 2018

Description

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...


Views: 479
Last Modified

May 30, 2018

Description

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.


Views: 82
Last Modified

March 1, 2017

Description

This handbook provides Alberta’s retail workers with basic information that may help them stay healthy and safe while on the job.


Views: 57
Last Modified

March 1, 2017

Description

This guide contains information about occupational health and safety as it relates to Alberta retail workers and your employer. The front end provides a brief overview of what the law requires from each of you, at minimum. Additional legislated requirements are highlighted throughout the...


Views: 35
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The causes of back pain can be complex and difficult to diagnose. Surgery to relieve back pain should only be used as the last resort. This fact sheet presents seven common myths about back pain.


Views: 204
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of this safety bulletin is to describe the basics of a first aid plan, which is one component of an overall emergency response program. The bulletin describes the factors to consider when developing and implementing a first aid plan, and includes explanations of what should be...


Views: 498
Last Modified

February 1, 2017

Description

The purpose of this fact sheet is to improve the understanding of why slips, trips and falls happen and to encourage the use of properly designed workspaces and work methods to reduce them.