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Topics: Employment and Labour Audience: Employees Tags: occupational health and safety

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November 5, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign for arena workers. The purpose of the focused inspections was to educate arena operators as to their responsibilities in ensuring that employers working at their site comply with the OHS Act, Regulation and Code, and to...


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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign for care workers. Care workers are at a greater risk for injury/illness from worksite violence due to a number of compounding factors. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of the known workplace hazards...


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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign in the sand and gravel industry. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of the known workplace hazards in this industry and to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Regulation and...


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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections campaign to educate employers and employees about vulnerable workers and conduct inspections and education high-risk industries with vulnerable workers. Vulnerable workers are defined as workers who may have greater exposure than most to injury and...


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November 2, 2018

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Presents the results of a focused inspections and awareness campaign in the fuel and convenience retailers industry. The purpose of the focused inspections was to raise awareness of the known workplace hazards in this industry and to ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act,...


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October 12, 2018

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Identifies worker impairment as a possible workplace hazard and explains the obligations and role of employers to address impairment in the workplace to protect the health and safety of workers. Includes a sample policy template to assist employers in developing or revising existing policy around...


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June 1, 2018

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


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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 1, 2018

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As of June 1, 2018 Domestic Workers are covered by the basic safety standards set out in the OHS Act and OHS Regulation. Domestic Workers are exempt from the OHS Code.


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January 1, 2016

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People who work outdoors face health risks associated with extreme heat and cold. This set of infographics describe the effects to health that can result from working in the extreme heat or cold, preventative steps that can be taken to avoid these effects, and things workers who work in these...