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3 in 1 cd: OHS Legislation Awareness, Hazard Assessment and Control, Incident

OHSCD1
*** 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 training guide that explains how to develop a hazard assessment and what type of control can be used.

Combustible Gas Meters

CH038
*** 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.***

Combustible gas meters are frequently used at Alberta work sites to evaluate and assess fire and explosion hazards

Controlling the Explosion Hazard in Vessels, Tanks and Piping Systems

FEX004
*** 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.***

Before performing work involving a vessel, tank or piping system that contained or may contain hydrocarbons or other hazardous materials, the interior may need to be tested to determine if a flammable environment is present.

Explosion of Mobile Carpet Cleaning Propane-Fuelled Boilers

AL037
*** 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.***

There have recently been a number of serious injuries, and considerable property loss, resulting from the explosion of propane-fuelled water-heaters/boilers mounted inside mobile carpet and upholstery cleaning vehicles.

Handling and Storage of Flammable Materials at the Work Site

FEX002
*** 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.***

Flammable materials are substances that can ignite easily and burn rapidly.

Hot Work Management

FEX001
*** 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.***

Hot work is any work process in which a flame is used or sparks or other sources of ignition may be produced. How do I prevent a safety hazard?