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Employer Alert: High Pressure Sales Tactics Providing Misleading Information About Workplace Training

AL035
*** 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 alert about misleading sales tactics by commercial providers of workplace safety training for the Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS). Clarifies Alberta's legislated WHMIS training requirements.

UPDATED: October 2018

Employers’ Guide on How to Conduct A Worker Exposure Assessment for Silica

CH073
*** 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 This publication provides direction on how to complete a worker exposure assessment to determine compliance with the Alberta occupational exposure limit (OEL) for silica.

PUBLISHED: February 2017

Engineered Nanomaterials at the Work Site

GH019
*** 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 health effects associated with nanomaterials, legislation, hazard assessment and suggested controls.

PUBLISHED: October 2014

Explosion of Mobile Carpet Cleaning Propane-Fuelled Boilers

AL037
*** 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 on propane cylinder and propane-fuelled boiler safety requirements.

PUBLISHED: March 2009

Eye Protection at the Work Site

PPE007
*** 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 hazards that could cause eye damage and lists controls to protect the eyes.

PUBLISHED: June, 2012

Fall protection plan : Information sheet for residential roofing

GS016
An overview of fall protection planning for residential roofing. It also includes a fall protection fall template.

PUBLISHED: July 2020

Fall protection plan: Template for residential roofing

GS016TMP
A customizable fall protection plan template for residential roofing.

PUBLISHED: July 2020

Fatigue, Extended Work Hours and Workplace Safety

ERG015
Discusses the hazards of fatigue and extended work hours, health effects and suggested controls.

PUBLISHED: February 2017

Field Guide to Working Safely on Ice Covers

SH011
*** 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 OHS guide for people who work on freshwater floating ice covers. It is based on the Government of Alberta’s Best Practice for Building and Working Safely on Ice Covers in Alberta.

PUBLISHED: November 2019

Field Guide to Working Safely on Ice Covers: Ice Cover Inspection Template

SH011TMP
*** 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 template to help assess if a floating ice surface is safe for work.

PUBLISHED: November 2019

Field Guide to Working Safely on Ice Covers: Ice Cover Profile Template

SH011TMP2
*** 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 template for recording the details of ice cover such as measurements, colour, and location.

PUBLISHED: November 2019

First Aid Agencies and Third Party Providers

FA016
Answers to frequently asked questions about approved first aid agency 3rd party provider agreements.

UPDATED: February 2020

Forklift Health & Safety Best Practices Guideline

BP015
*** 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.***

Best practices to help employers fulfill their obligation to protect the health and safety of workers who operate or work around forklifts.

PUBLISHED: September 2014

Fuel prepay only

LB002
'Mandatory fuel pre-pay' sticker for gas pumps (size 3” x 3.5”).

PUBLISHED: May 2018

Fuel Prepay Requirement

BP032
A guide to help employers understand their responsibilities when choosing an option for in-store prepayment of fuel.

PUBLISHED: August 2018