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Topics: Employment and Labour Licenses: Open Government Licence - Alberta Publication Type: Serial Fact Sheet Tags: OHS bulletins OHS

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June 1, 2020

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This resource addresses the process for workers, employers and prime contractors to follow when reporting and investigating an occupational health and safety incident at a mine or mine site.


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March 1, 2019

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Under Alberta’s OHS Code 2009, oxygen equipment is a specified requirement of a First Aid room. Work sites requiring a First Aid room are a) medium hazard sites with 200 or more workers, and b) high hazard sites with 100 or more workers. At other work sites, deciding to use and have oxygen...


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February 1, 2017

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This bulletin is intended to assist employers meet the requirements of the audiometric testing component of a noise management program as required in Part 16 of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.


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February 1, 2017

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This Safety Bulletin has been developed to assist employers and workers in understanding the risks of exposure to moulds and how to prevent harmful effects. The recommendations described reflect what is currently known about this topic.


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February 1, 2017

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This fact sheet presents the hazards of fatigue and extended work hours to workers, the effects that workers could experience from sleep deprivation and fatigue, and how the workers can control and be protected from fatigue.


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February 1, 2017

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Section 34 of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act offers a way for an employer, contractor or prime contractor who wishes to achieve compliance through a different approach than complying with an existing requirement of the OHS Regulation or Code, to propose an alternative approach...


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February 1, 2017

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Many individuals and organizations in Alberta deliver first aid training to workers under a 3rd party provider agreement with an approved first aid agency. To fulfill their obligations under their Approval Agreements, agencies which operate in conjunction with 3rd party providers are required to...


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February 1, 2017

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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.


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March 1, 2015

Description

This Safety Bulletin is intended to remind physicians of their responsibilities under Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety Act.