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Topics: Employment and Labour

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October 1, 2010

Description

The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.


Last Modified

October 1, 2010

Description

The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.


Last Modified

October 1, 2010

Description

The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.


Last Modified

March 1, 2009

Description

The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.


Last Modified

March 1, 2009

Description

The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.


Last Modified

March 1, 2009

Description

The temporary foreign worker in Alberta have the same rights and responsibilities as any other employee in the workplace. they are protected under Alberta’s employment standards, workplace health and safety and workers’ compensation legislation.


Last Modified

October 1, 2010

Description

En tant que travailleur étranger temporaire, vous avez les mêmes droits et responsabilités que tout autre employé sur votre lieu de travail. Vous êtes protégé par les normes d’emploi de l’Alberta, santé et sécurité au travail et la loi relative à l’indemnisation des travailleurs. Ces informations...


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January 1, 2010

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Presents Tips for employers about employing young workers


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April 1, 2009

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WHMIS requirements for worksites in Alberta are in Part 29 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code. These requirements cover worker education and the type of hazard information that is required at the workplace. For controlled products produced for use at a worksite, the employer...


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August 1, 2009

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The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code, in plain, easy-to-understand language. Each of the “rules” of the OHS Code is presented, followed by information that helps clarify the intent or application of the requirement. This publication accompanies...


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October 1, 2010

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safe work permit is document that identifies the work to be done, the hazard(s) involved, and the precautions to be taken. It ensures that all hazards and precautions have been considered before work begins. Safe work permits should always be used when work is performed by an outside agency or...


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January 1, 2013

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This Best Practice has been developed to provide a summary of current practices for construction and operation of transportation facilities and working platforms that rely on floating ice for structural adequacy. The focus is on advice that provides effective overice operations while ensuring...


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November 1, 2009

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This guide is for people who work on freshwater floating ice covers. It is based on the Government of Alberta’s Best Practice for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Alberta.


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September 1, 2010

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Flash fires and explosions are common hazards at a variety of Alberta workplaces. These hazards are present in work areas where flammable materials are handled, processed, stored, or in any way present. In the petrochemical industry for example, flash fire can occur at well head sites, collection...


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October 1, 2010

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Recent work site inspections performed by Occupational Health and Safety Officers from Alberta Employment and Immigration, discovered that a number of blowout preventers (BOPs) used in the oil and gas industry were repaired to a substandard level. BOPs are devices attached to the wellhead that...


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August 1, 2008

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Contact lenses are used by a number of people as a means of correcting vision and/or compensating for eye abnormalities. For many people, the reason for preferring contact lenses is cosmetic, however, for others contact lenses may provide a better correction than glasses.


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July 1, 2009

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Canada’s occupational health and safety agencies have agreed to allow the use of an internationally recognized format for material safety data sheets (MSDSs). In addition to the nine headings currently allowed in the federal Controlled Products Regulations, companies may use MSDS headings...


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June 1, 2008

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The main purpose of the committee is to ensure that all health and safety concerns are brought into the open and kept there, under the spotlight, until they have been resolved. That cannot be done without some kind of committee whose business is visible to, and accessible to, every person at the...


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September 1, 2006

Description

A work site health and safety committee is a communications link between workers and management. Its purpose is to promote awareness and interest within the company in health and safety at the work site. Committee members work together to identify and help solve health and safety concerns.


Last Modified

November 1, 2006

Description

This handbook describes procedures that have proved successful for resolving problems in joint work site health and safety committees activities.