Bulletins

Short resources that offer focused information on specific topics.

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Addressing workplace MSDs - How do I support workers who report a musculoskeletal disorder

PIS015
This bulletin provides information to employers on steps to take if a worker reports an MSD.

PUBLISHED: August 2021

Addressing workplace MSDs - What to do if you experience musculoskeletal disorder

PIS016
This bulletin provides information to workers about steps to take when experiencing symptoms of an MSD.

PUBLISHED: August 2021

Alert: Lead May be Present in Industrial Pigments and Coatings

AL042
***This resource is current to August 2014.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

An outline of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code general and specific requirements related to lead.

PUBLISHED: Aug 2014

All Shook Up: Understanding Vibration

ERG026
***This resource is current to May 2004.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

PUBLISHED: May 2004

Discusses the risks associated with hand-arm vibration and suggests controls, also addresses whole-body vibration.

Ammonia at the Work Site

CH027
***This resource is current to August 2010.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Describes the properties of ammonia and how it affects the body, and addresses employer and worker legislated responsibilities.

PUBLISHED: August 2010

Anchoring Emergency Escape Lines

AL018
***This resource is current to August 2010.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS changes.***

A reminder of the risks associated with improperly installed emergency escape lines and notes on proper installation.

PUBLISHED: August 2010

Animal Services Workers Safety Precautions

AL040
***This resource is current to January 2011.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Incident notice: An animal service centre staff member received serious injuries when attacked by a dog. Incident description, causes and safety recommendations.

PUBLISHED: January 2011

Anti-Fatigue Matting

ERG005
***This resource is current to August 2010.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Describes how anti-fatigue matting works and factors to consider when purchasing.

PUBLISHED: August 2010

Applying for an acceptance to demolish a building containing asbestos

ASB003
Outlines how to apply for an acceptance to demolish a building where asbestos containing materials cannot be safely removed (e.g. after a fire in a building containing asbestos).

PUBLISHED: May 2020

Applying for an OHS acceptance or approval

LI030-3
Acceptances and approvals are legislated tools that let OHS directors grant regulatory permissions under specific circumstances. This bulletins explains more about acceptances and approvals, including who can apply and how.

PUBLISHED: May 2020

Appropriate Workwear for Flash Fire and Explosion Hazards

PPE005
***This resource is current to April 2006.
For information on the latest OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

Discusses elements to consider when purchasing fire retardent clothing.

PUBLISHED: April 2006

Approved asbestos training agencies

ASB002
List of approved asbestos training agencies

UPDATED: March 2021

Approved first aid training agencies

FA018
July 1, 2021, to September 30, 2021

Are students and volunteers workers?

LI022
Explains when students and volunteers are considered workers under the OHS Act.

PUBLISHED: November 2018

Asbestos Exposure in the Demolition and Renovation Industries

ASB004
***This resource is current to February 2017.
For information on the current OHS requirements, visit OHS website.***

General precautions when dealing with asbestos demolition and renovations.

UPDATED: February 2017