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Topics: Health and Wellness Audience: Employees

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December 1, 2018

Description

The authorities of an OHS officer to conduct inspections (section 51) and investigations (section 53) have been expanded and updated in the OHS Act.


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December 1, 2018

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This resource is an explanation on how and when to report a potential serious incident (PSI) to the government.


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November 30, 2018

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Recent changes to the OHS Code clarify that employers can not require that workers use footwear that may pose risk to their health and safety.


Views: 376
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November 22, 2018

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The purpose of occupational health and safety (OHS) is to protect the health, safety and wellbeing of workers – whether or not they are employees or volunteers.


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July 30, 2018

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Employers who have workers at more than one work site have unique considerations when determining the need to establish an HSC or HS representative. This resource will explain when an HSC or an HS representative is required.


Views: 228
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July 30, 2018

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A health and safety representative (HS rep) works with the employer to identify and solve health and safety concerns at the work site. They also promote awareness and interest in health and safety.


Views: 95
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July 6, 2018

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An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals.


Views: 60
Last Modified

June 1, 2018

Description

This resource explains the process and application requirements when person applies for a Director of Inspection review of an order or decision of an OHS officer under section 70(1) of the Occupational Health and Safety Act.


Views: 377
Last Modified

June 1, 2018

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As of June 1, 2018, all employers in Alberta will be required to implement a violence prevention plan (VPP). To ensure workers at gas stations and convenience stores are better protected from the violent incidents associated with these work sites, their employers must implement additional VPP...