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June 29, 2016

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Annual report of the Ministry of Health for the Government of Alberta


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December 7, 2000

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Represents the findings of a public fatality inquiry into the death of Jayden McRae-Quinlan, including determination of the date, time, place and circumstances of the death. Also includes recommendations on how to prevent similar incidents which led to the death under investigation. See the usage...


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June 15, 2000

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Represents the findings of a public fatality inquiry into the death of Maren Elizabeth Burkhart, including determination of the date, time, place and circumstances of the death. Also includes recommendations on how to prevent similar incidents which led to the death under investigation. See the...


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March 1, 2017

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A technical report to provide preliminary air quality data and interpretation from the communities affected by the Horse River Wildfire. The report includes preliminary air data from five air quality monitoring stations in the Wood Buffalo Environmental Association network, and five temporary or...


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February 1, 2017

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This publication is intended to provide direction on how to complete a worker exposure assessment to determine compliance with the Alberta occupational exposure limit (OEL) for silica.


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November 1, 2013

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In this bulletin, information is provided on workplaces that may use lead, health effects due to lead exposure, options for the control of exposure as well as the requirements in Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation for lead.


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March 16, 2017

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As part of the Government of Alberta’s commitment to be open and accountable to the public, all ministries are required to prepare and make public three-year ministry business plans. The ministry business plan encompasses the department and all consolidated entities, and aligns with the strategic...


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January 1, 2013

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Alberta Human Services supports using environmentally friendly products, as long as employers ensure that the health and safety of workers using the products is protected. Alberta has adopted an occupational exposure limit (OEL) of 50 ppm for HCFC-123 as listed in Table 2, Schedule 1 of the...


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March 11, 2017

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Weekly influenza surveillance report


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March 1, 2012

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Indoor air quality, or IAQ, is an important component of a healthy and comfortable workplace. IAQ considers the indoor environment, including the makeup of the air and comfort factors such as temperature and relative humidity. IAQ issues tend to be complex and should be properly assessed to...


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February 1, 2013

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This Bulletin provides guidance for preparing a code of practice for chemical hazards to meet the requirements of the OHS legislation. It does not provide procedures for specific chemical hazards; however some resources are identified that can assist with this.


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July 1, 2011

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During previous revisions to the occupational health and safety legislation, asbestos requirements from the Alberta Building Code 1997 were transferred to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code. Consolidation of the asbestos provisions into one piece of legislation under the jurisdiction...


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February 1, 2017

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Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals with unique physical characteristics including extraordinary tensile strength, poor heat conduction and resistance to chemical attack. For these reasons, asbestos was often used as an ingredient in a wide range of building products....


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November 1, 2012

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This bulletin serves as a guide to assist employers, supervisors, contractors and workers in understanding the risks of exposure to sewage and minimizing exposure to it.


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January 1, 2009

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The document is intended to serve as a guideline to all workplaces and provides information on legislated requirements, best practices, guidelines and strategies in workplace health and safety and employment standards in the event of pandemic influenza.


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February 1, 2013

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It is quite common for more than one employer to be working at a work site. Each of these employers may be directing the activities of one or more other employers. With so many people at the work site, each responsible for occupational health and safety, it makes sense to have a single party...


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August 1, 2013

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The Radiation Protection Amendment Regulation came into effect on July 25, 2013. This Regulation was made after a comprehensive review with extensive public consultation. Only minor changes to the Radiation Protection Regulation were proposed at this time.


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December 1, 2012

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Bill 6, the Protection and Compliance Statutes Amendment Act, received Royal Assent on December 10, 2012. The amendment act changes the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act in six major ways. All changes are effective on that date except changes related to administrative penalties, which come...


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November 1, 2005

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Commonly referred to as the “General Duty Clause”, every province and territory in Canada has similar occupational health and safety legislation that describes the obligations of employers and workers.


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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...