Alberta Occupational Health and Safety incident monitoring shows an increase in COVID-19 exposure with the failure of controls in workplace common areas. This bulletin discusses the increased risk and some best practices to address this risk.
A collection of COVID-19 related guidance documents from Canadian sources, including Alberta health and safety associations, Certifying Partners, and industry associations. This collection of documents shows what industries and other governments are doing to address COVID-19.
Occupational health and safety officers have the authority to issue tickets for not complying with public health order requirements for masks in indoor workplaces. This remains in effect as long as the public health order is in effect.
Gives workers high level information about OHS legislation as well as their key rights and responsibilities. Also provides links to OHS bulletins as well as the alberta.ca COVID and Biz Connect web pages.
This recorded webinar video covers the following topics:
responsibilities for employers, supervisors, and workers
hazard assessment and control
musculoskeletal disorders (musculoskeletal injuries)
This resource discusses some of the psychological hazards associated with returning to the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, offering suggestions on how to help workers cope and adjust to ‘the new normal’.
Respiratory viruses, including influenza and coronaviruses, can cause common colds, seasonal flu and public health outbreaks. This bulletin gives employers, supervisors and workers information about controlling respiratory virus hazards in the workplace.
Lack of activity can lead to a loss of fitness or ability, which can increase the chance of injury. Workers resuming work after a period away may need to take additional steps to limit the potential for injuries.