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Applying for an OHS acceptance

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An acceptance provides for an alternative approach offering equal or greater protection to workers than the original OHS requirement in the regulation or code. Section 55 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act allows certain work site parties to apply.

Appropriate Workwear for Flash Fire and Explosion Hazards

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*** 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.***

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.

Are Students and Volunteers Workers?

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*** 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.***

The definition of "worker" is broad enough in the OHS Act to include a student, the definition of "employer" is difficult to apply to a school. This resource will explain how the Act defines these two.

Asbestos – Control of Asbestos During Brake Maintenance and Repair

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*** 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.***

Doing brake repair can involve the use of asbestos exposure. How can I take precautions?

Asbestos – Worker Exposure to Asbestos in the Demolition and Renovation Industries

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*** 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.***

General precautions when dealing with Asbestos demolition and renovations.

Asbestos Containing Materials in Buildings to be Demolished

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Consolidation of the asbestos provisions into one piece of legislation under the jurisdiction of one department was done at the request of stakeholders to simplify the requirements for users.