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Ergonomics in the workplace: Vibration

This resource provides information about the hazards associated with hand/arm and whole body vibration, OHS requirements related to workplace vibration, and best-practice controls.

UPDATED: February 2024

Good Product Design: Avoiding the Average

How designers design for the average person, which doesn't always work.


Push It or Pull It?

Addresses safety concerns associated with wheeled equipment, such as carts, and suggests preventative controls.

PUBLISHED: August 2004

Determining the Size of an Access Opening

Considerations when determining the size of an access opening.

PUBLISHED: October 2007

Guidelines for Safe Operation of Tubing Conveyed Perforating Systems

Best practices and procedures for Tubing Conveyed Perforating (TCP) operations, includes legislation information.


Workplace first aid approvals

This bulletin explains how training agencies can apply for approval to teach workplace first aid in Alberta.

UPDATED: August 2023

Managing Hot Work

***This resource is current to May 2007.
For information on the current OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

A description of hot work as a fire and explosion hazard and direction for performing hot work under the OHS Code.


Handling and Storage of Flammable Materials at the Work Site

***This resource is current to July 2009.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

A complete resource on flammable materials including definitions, associated hazards, worker training, storage, and incompatible substances.

PUBLISHED: July 2009

Controlling the Explosion Hazard in Vessels, Tanks and Piping Systems

***This resource is current to August 2010.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Outlines safe work procedures for preparing hydrocarbon-containing vessels, tanks or piping systems for hot work, confined space entry or hydrocarbon removal.

PUBLISHED: August 2010

Wildfire smoke

This publication discusses wildfire smoke as a workplace hazard. Includes information on potential health effects, risks and controls.

UPDATED: May 2023

Working in smoky environments

This bulletin provides health and safety information regarding exposure risks and hazards when working in smoky environments.

UPDATED: May 2023

West Nile Virus and Workers

Explains what West Nile Virus is and how it affects the workplace, suggestions for hazard assessment and controls.

UPDATED: August 2009

Indoor air quality

This bulletin explains why indoor air quality is important, and talks about some of the factors that affect indoor air quality. It also introduces some occupational health and safety requirements that may apply to indoor air quality concerns.

UPDATED: December 2022

Indoor Air Quality Tool Kit

***This resource is current to August 2009.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

A tool kit to help identify typical indoor air quality issues and suggest solutions to common problems.

PUBLISHED: August 2009

Engineered Nanomaterials at the Work Site

***This resource is current to October 2014.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

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

PUBLISHED: October 2014