An approval allows for a statutory Director to approve a process, equipment, standard, course or training agency, or an alternative to strict compliance with a specific legislated provision. Section 56 of the OHS Act covers approvals. Please refer to LI030-2TMP for form.
Flash fires and explosions are common hazards at a variety of Alberta workplaces. These hazards are present in work areas where flammable materials are handled, processed, stored, or in any way present.
Occupational Health and Safety supports the use of Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) at thework site provided the employer ensures that AED use is integrated into the first aid program andemergency response plan at the site, and can be safely used in the specific work environmentintended.
The word "approved" has a special significance in the OHS Code. It means that the prescription eyewear must be approved or certified as prescription safety eyewear by a nationally accredited independent third-party organization.