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Topics: Health and Wellness Employment and Labour Organizations: Labour Audience: Employers Employees Publication Type: Fact Sheet

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June 26, 2020

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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. ...


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March 12, 2020

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The Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code requires that a Code of Practice (COP) describing the selection, maintenance and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) be developed ...


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February 6, 2020

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Includes information to help employers, supervisors and workers understand everyone’s role in ensuring health and safety at the workplace and how to comply with the law in regards to work place ...


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October 1, 2019

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An OHS program is a coordinated system of procedures and processes designed to promote continuous improvement in occupational health and safety.


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August 29, 2019

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The internal responsibility system (IRS) describes that everyone in the workplace is responsible, according to their authority and control, to ensure a healthy and safe workplace.


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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) ...


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February 22, 2019

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The purpose of this publication is to explain the requirements of Part 28 of the OHS Code. If two or more workers of the same employer or different employer are working together, the working alone ...


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February 1, 2019

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Mandatory and standardized training ensures all HSC/HS representatives are provided with the information required to effectively meet all the requirements set out in legislation. What should you know?


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December 20, 2018

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This fact sheet provides information on the conditions under which the Occupational Health and Safety Act applies to volunteers and students


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December 1, 2018

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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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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.


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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 ...


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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.


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June 1, 2018

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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 ...


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April 1, 2018

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Employers need to calculate the number of workers on a work site to determine if the joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) or health and safety representative (HS representative) is ...


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April 1, 2018

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The right to participate ensures workers have an opportunity to participate in decisions that affect their health and safety at work. This resource will explain what the rules around the right to ...


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March 1, 2018

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This bulletin will discuss what a joint work site health and safety committee (HSC) is, what a health and safety representative is and does your workplace require a health and safety committee or ...