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Topics: Safety and Emergency Services

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October 10, 2018

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Workplace incident fatalities are cases where a worker dies at a work site, or as a result of injuries sustained at a work site. This is the type of fatality that Occupational Health and Safety typically investigates. Each summary report lists the workplace incident fatalities investigated by OHS...


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October 10, 2018

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Presents brief summaries of occupational disease fatalities by industry sector for the calendar year. Occupational diseases are usually gradual in onset and result from exposure to work-related conditions that cause disease resulting in the workers’ death. The fatalities listed represent disease...


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October 2, 2018

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In the event of a disaster, the Government of Alberta (GoA) can provide financial assistance to private and public sector applicants through a Disaster Recovery Program (DRP) administered by the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA). The Alberta Disaster Assistance Guidelines have been...


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October 1, 2018

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Building Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued under the authority of the Code or the Safety Codes Act as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general...


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October 1, 2018

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Fire Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general advice on related matters. New STANDATA are added on a regular...


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October 1, 2018

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The Disaster Recovery Program provides financial assistance to individuals, small businesses, farming operations, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and government departments for uninsurable loss and damage caused by emergencies and disasters. The program is intended to help repair and...


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October 1, 2018

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The Disaster Recovery Program provides financial assistance to individuals, small businesses, farming operations, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and government departments for uninsurable loss and damage caused by emergencies and disasters. The program is intended to help repair and...


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October 1, 2018

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The Disaster Recovery Program provides financial assistance to individuals, small businesses, farming operations, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and government departments for uninsurable loss and damage caused by emergencies and disasters. The program is intended to help repair and...


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October 1, 2018

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The Disaster Recovery Program provides financial assistance to individuals, small businesses, farming operations, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and government departments for uninsurable loss and damage caused by emergencies and disasters. The program is intended to help repair and...


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October 1, 2018

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The following STANDATA were issued under the 2014 edition of the Alberta Building Code. STANDATA, which include province-wide variances and interpretations, are specific to the version of the Code that they were issued under. Once a new Code comes into effect, all existing STANDATA are deemed to...


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September 1, 2018

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In June 2018 the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate released an investigative review examining the lives of twelve youth who died from opioid poisoning between October 2015 and September 2017. The review identified opportunities for system improvements in five areas, with five corresponding...


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August 23, 2018

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Outlines a governance structure and consistent direction regarding remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS) procurement, operations, information management, and liability for Government of Alberta employees to ensure compliance with Transport Canada and other applicable requirements.


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August 13, 2018

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Identifies federal regulations and provincial policies to help ensure a safe flight and compliant use of remotely piloted aircraft systems, or drones. The directive is a companion document to the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Policy.


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July 26, 2018

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Occupational Health and Safety Code (Farm and Ranch) Amendment Regulation (Alberta Regulation 152/2018)


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July 16, 2018

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In the continuing care system, the Ministry of Health is ultimately responsible for ensuring the delivery of quality publicly-funded health care. The intent of the Continuing Care Health Service Standards (CCHSS) is to identify standards for the provision of quality continuing care health...


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July 16, 2018

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The Continuing Care Health Service Standards (CCHSS) Information Guide is solely for information and is intended to support a consistent understanding of the CCHSS and their application. The intended audience for this guide is health standards compliance auditors, Operators, Clients and their...


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July 9, 2018

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Alberta First Responder Radio Communications System (AFRRCS) is a two-way radio network for first responders in municipal, provincial and First Nations agencies across the province. AFRRCS is designed to provide first responders with a highly resilient and available radio network for the primary...


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July 2, 2018

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This act sets out the standards for licensing and oversight of the security industry in Alberta, specifically individuals and businesses involved in security, private investigations, locksmiths and those responsible for unlocking vehicles.


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July 1, 2018

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Electrical STANDATA, developed jointly by Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Safety Codes Council, are information bulletins containing interpretations, clarifications, recommended practices or province-wide variances on Codes and Standards matters related to the Safety Codes Act.


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July 1, 2018

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Fire Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general advice on related matters. New STANDATA are added on a regular...


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July 1, 2018

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This brochure provides information relative to the minimum requirements for standard residential stoves. For installations of large or commercial type cooktops, be sure to check the manufacturer’s clearances as they may be greater.


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July 1, 2018

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This brochure provides information about safety requirements governing swimming pools and the placement of pools to protect the owners and neighboring children who may be tempted to use their pool without their knowledge. this safety requirements are specified in the 2014 Alberta Building Code.


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July 1, 2018

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Explains situations under which a building permit, or other permit, is required prior to commencing work on any buildings covered by the Alberta Building and Fire Codes, the Canadian Electrical Code, the Gas Code, or the National Plumbing Code. Permits are part of a process to access compliance...


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July 1, 2018

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This brochure provides information about basement development for single-family homes only. It does not include the province-wide standards for the construction of secondary suites that are included in the current Alberta Building Code and Alberta Fire Code.


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July 1, 2018

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This brochure is intended to provide information relative to the minimum requirements for exterior stairs construction.


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June 28, 2018

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The annual report of the ministry of Transportation contains the minister's accountability statement, the audited consolidated financial statements of the ministry and a comparison of actual performance results to desired results as set out in the ministry business plan, which was published as...


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June 27, 2018

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This act holds property owners accountable for regularly occurring activities on their property that threaten the safety of the community or neighbourhood. It also sets out the process for making a complaint to the Director of Law Enforcement as well as the Director’s role, responsibility and...


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June 1, 2018

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STANDATA are developed jointly by Alberta Municipal Affairs and the Safety Codes Council. Some are issued under the authority of a code, standard or the Safety Codes Act as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general advice on related matters....


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June 1, 2018

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This Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta’s OHS legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders. Anyone responsible for providing first aid services at the workplace needs to understand what is required by law.


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June 1, 2018

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Regulations under the Safety Codes Act require that all electrical accidents and power line contacts be reported to the Technical Administrator. Alberta Municipal Affairs has compiled a summary report of incidents reported. Organizations in the electrical industry may wish to use this information...


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June 1, 2018

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The Alberta First Responders Radio Communications System (AFRRCS) is a province wide open standards two-way radio network for public safety first responder agencies, including police, fire and ambulance. AFRRCS provides these agencies with a common radio network to communicate with one another,...


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May 24, 2018

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This Directive establishes payments rates for emergency hire personnel not covered under contracts or wages, and fireline equipment not covered by the Alberta Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association Equipment Rental Rates Guide.


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May 1, 2018

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Fire Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general advice on related matters. New STANDATA are added on a regular...


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May 1, 2018

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Building Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued under the authority of the Code or the Safety Codes Act as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general...


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May 1, 2018

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Following the May 2016 Wood Buffalo Wildfire , the Government of Albert contracted KPMG to conduct a post-incident assessment on the provincial response. This document addresses one of their recommendations for improvement. Specifically, KPMG made a recommendation to develop a Provincial...


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May 1, 2018

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The purpose of this Re-entry Guide is to provide local authorities with a series of planning considerations that should be addressed as part of their Community Emergency Management Plan. These considerations should assist communities in developing their own re-entry plans to facilitate the safe...


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April 30, 2018

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This brochure will provide an overview of the government's efforts since June 2013 to improve flood resilience in Calgary. It will include a map showing flood mitigation project locations in and around the city.


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April 9, 2018

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This Act promotes safety on the province's highways, the definition of which includes any street, road, sidewalk or bridge that the public is ordinarily entitled or permitted to use. Part 1 provides for matters of general administration, including the appointment of a Registrar of Motor Vehicle...


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April 1, 2018

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In 2015, a 17-year-old youth living in a community-based open custody group home died by suicide. At the time of his death, Donovan was receiving child intervention services under. a custody agreement with youth. The OCYA’s report makes two recommendations regarding staff awareness and use of the...


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April 1, 2018

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On October 30, 2017, the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate (OCYA) released a report entitled 15-Year-Old Jimmy: An Investigative Review. The report is a review of the life of a youth who had an open intake and was in the care of his guardian at the time of his death. The OCYA’s report makes...


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April 1, 2018

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Presents information to help homeowners understand the risk of overland flooding, the steps they can take to protect their homes from these risks, and what they should do if they are affected by flooding. Also explains the of the Disaster Recovery Program (DRP), which may provide financial...


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March 30, 2018

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The Protection Against Family Violence Act provides the authority for the Court to grant a protection order where it has determined that violence has occurred and is likely to continue. It also establishes the Family Violence Death Review Committee which reviews incidents of family violence...


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February 6, 2018

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Municipal Affairs (Safety Services branch) and the Safety Codes Council develop Alberta Fire Code STANDATA jointly. Some are issued as province-wide variances or interpretations. Others are information bulletins that provide general advice on related matters. New STANDATA are added on a regular...


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February 1, 2018

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This guide introduces an overarching approach for accountable and effective information sharing that supports program design and delivery in the social-based services sector. It is intended for decision-makers, information and privacy practitioners, policy development staff and program advisors,...


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February 1, 2018

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This toolkit contains resources such as themed frequently asked questions and checklists and complements the Information Sharing Guide. (See RELATED tab for a link to the Guide.) These two documents provide resources to help reduce the complexity that arises when applying different privacy...


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February 1, 2018

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The Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) conducts a formal Post Incident Assessment (PIA) after each significant activation of the Provincial Operations Centre (POC) to promote collective learning. The Kenow Fire was a complex event involving federal, provincial, municipal, and local...


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January 9, 2018

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Represents the findings of a public fatality inquiry into the death of Rodney Francis Lazenby, 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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December 15, 2017

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Regulates the disposition of human remains, ensures cemeteries meet requirements of local authorities, and protects consumers who invest in pre-need cemetery supplies and services. Also ensures there are perpetual care funds for long-term care of commercial cemeteries.


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December 15, 2017

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The Act sets out that the regional health authority provides emergency health services which includes dispatch and ground ambulance services in the health region. It creates a framework for a coordinated, provincial system of emergency health services.


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December 15, 2017

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Contains unproclaimed amendments to the Missing Persons Act