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Topics: Employment and Labour Organizations: Employment and Immigration (2008-2011) Publication Type: Guide Audience: Employees

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October 1, 2011

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The Letters W-H-M-I-S stand for "Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System." WHMIS is a national hazard communication system. It affects suppliers, importers, and distributors of potentially hazardous materials used at worksites, and employers and workers who use those materials.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers providing services in community clinics or doctors’ offices. Some of this information may also be useful for other workers providing client care in community settings, such as therapists.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for workers in Diagnostic Imaging and Nuclear Medicine, including those working in Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Diagnostic Radiography, and Nuclear Medicine.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls for medical emergency response personnel, including paramedics, EMRs and EMTs.


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January 1, 2011

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This document focuses on hazards and controls in Central Processing (CPD), sometimes called by other names including Central Supply or Central Sterile Supply (CSD, CSSD or CSR). Central Processing workers may be exposed to a variety of workplace hazards in the course of performing their...


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November 1, 2010

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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.


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February 1, 2010

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This guide was prepared to help workers understand vibration hazards in the workplace, and to provide guidance on how to identify, assess, and control these hazards.


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August 1, 2009

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The goal of this Tool Kit is to help you understand typical indoor air quality (IAQ) issues, and to suggest reasonable solutions to common problems. While many workplaces can use the Tool Kit, it is written with non-industrial settings in mind – for those working in a building with offices,...