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Benzene at the Work Site

CH065
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Discusses the properties of benzene, health effects, health monitoring, preventative controls and recommended substitutes.

Best Practice: Working Safely in the Heat and Cold

GS006
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Explains the health risks associated with working in extreme heat and cold situations and suggested controls.

Best Practices for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Alberta

SH010
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Addresses hazards and controls, as well as design, monitoring and maintenance for the construction and operation of transportation facilities and working platforms on floating ice.

Best Practices Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety in the Healthcare Industry. Volume 1: Overview of Best Practices

BP009
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Highlights general health and safety issues in the healthcare environment. Volume 1 of 5 in a series of best practice handbooks for the healthcare industry.

Best Practices Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety in the Healthcare Industry. Volume 2: Best Practices for the Assessment and Control of Biological Hazards

BP010
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Information to assist with identifying, assessing and controlling biological hazards in healthcare workplaces. Volume 2 of 5 in a series of best practice handbooks for the healthcare industry.

Best Practices Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety in the Healthcare Industry. Volume 3: Best Practices for the Assessment and Control of Chemical Hazards

BP011
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

A review of best practices for controlling exposure to chemical hazards in healthcare. Volume 3 of 5 in a series of best practice handbooks for the healthcare industry.

Best Practices Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety in the Healthcare Industry. Volume 4: Best Practices for the Assessment and Control of Physical Hazards

BP012
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Addresses key physical hazards that exist in the healthcare work environment. A companion to the No Unsafe Lift Workbook which addresses patient handling. Volume 4 of 5 in a series of best practice handbooks for the healthcare industry.

Best Practices Guidelines for Occupational Health and Safety in the Healthcare Industry. Volume 5: Best Practices for the Assessment and Control of Psychological Hazards

BP013
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

A review of best practices for identifying and controlling work-related psychological stressors. Volume 5 of 5 in a series of best practice handbooks for the healthcare industry.

Best Practices on Conveyor Safety

BP008
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

An overview of mechanical hazards associated with conveyors, with information about hazard assessment and reduction.

Best Practices: Mould at the Work Site

BH019
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Basic information on mould, health hazards, mitigation, requirements for worker protection, safe work procedures, inspection criteria and applicable legislation.

Carbon Monoxide at the Work Site

CH031
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Describes the health effects of exposure to carbon monoxide and suggested protective controls.

Certificate of Recognition 2019

PIR002
Lists the benefits of holding a Certificate of Recognition (COR), the elements that must be included in the certificate holder's health and safety system and the new elements for 2019.

Chlorine at the Work Site

CH067
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Lists properties of chlorine, health effects, protective controls and possible substitutes.

Clarifying Requirements Applicable to Prescription Safety Eyewear

HS004
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Discusses what is meant by approved safety prescription eyewear.

Coal Dust at the Work Site

CH063
*** New occupational health and safety laws came into effect on June 1, 2018. The OHS resource below may not have been updated to reflect the current legislation. For more information on the new requirements, visit OHS website.***

Lists types of coal and health risks. Discusses medical monitoring and suggested protective controls.