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Best practices on conveyor safety

Description

The guide is intended to be used as a best practices reference document for safety around conveyor systems. It is directed mainly to workers, technicians, supervisors, joint health and safety committee members and other interested parties. This guide is composed of two sections. Section I provides definitions, a general idea of conveyor components, an overview of mechanical hazards and information about hazard assessment and reduction. Section II covers safeguards against hazards during operation and maintenance of conveyor systems, and related worker training. Appendices provide details on guard design, applicable Alberta legislation, conveyor safety checklists, inspection guidelines and an overview of conveyor-related accidents in Alberta.

Tags
OHS Occupational Health and Safety best practices conveyors equipment and workplaces hazards hazard assessment mechanical hazards safeguards workplace safety

Title and publication information

Type
Guide
Extent

83 pages

Frequency

Once

Publisher / Creator Information

Publisher

Employment and Immigration (2008-2011)

Place of Publication

Edmonton

Resource Dates

Date Created

2009-01-01

Date Added

2017-03-15T18:21:47.288379

Date Modified

2009-01-01

Date Issued

2009-01-01

Identifiers

NEOS catalogue key

4466990

Local Identifier

BP008

Usage / Licence

Usage Considerations

The French-language version of the guide was translated into English with the permission of CSST. This English-language version of Best Practices on Surveyor Safety includes additional technical content prepared by Alberta Employment and Immigration's Technical Committee on Conveyor Safety.

Contact

Contact Name

Alberta Labour