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Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual

ASB001
Outlines how to select the most appropriate technique for safe abatement of asbestos-containing materials. Discusses health effects, legislation, personal protective equipment, sampling and analysis.

UPDATED: August 2019

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

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

Construction work sites defined

LI064
Defines construction work sites for the purposes of the Occupational Health and Safety Act section 10(1).

PUBLISHED: July 2020

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

Forklift Health & Safety Best Practices Guideline

BP015
***This resource is current to September 2014.
For information on the latest OHS 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

Residential hail damage repairs: OHS information for employers, prime contractors and workers

INFO009
A list of OHS resources for Alberta employers, prime contractors and workers involved in residential hail damage repairs.

PUBLISHED: July 2020