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Alert: Lead May be Present in Industrial Pigments and Coatings

AL042
*** 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 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
*** 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.***



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

PUBLISHED: August 2010

Anchoring Emergency Escape Lines

AL018
*** 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 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
*** 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.***

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
*** 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 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
*** 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.***



PUBLISHED: Aril 2006 Discusses elements to consider when purchasing fire retardent clothing.

Approved asbestos training agencies

ASB002
List of approved asbestos training agencies

UPDATED: September, 2020

Approved first aid training agencies

FA018
October 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020

Are students and volunteers workers?

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

Asbestos Exposure in the Demolition and Renovation Industries

ASB004
*** 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.***

General precautions when dealing with asbestos demolition and renovations.

UPDATED: February 2017

Assessment and Control of Psychological Hazards in the Workplace

BP024
*** 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 about psychological hazards and suggestions for hazard identification and control.

PUBLISHED: August 2017

Audiometric Testing

HS005
*** 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 guide to the audiometric testing component of noise management as required by the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code.

PUBLISHED: February 2017