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A health care worker’s guide to health and safety on the job

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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.***

This guide is a resource for anyone working in Alberta's health care industry. It addresses some of the basic provincially legislated requirements of employers and workers. It also provides at-aglance information about some common health and safety issues people working in health care should know — and think about — every day on the job.

A Physician’s Guide to Occupational Health and Safety Responsibilities

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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.***

Developed to assist physicians and their staff, as employers and as workers, to understand and maintain compliance with the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act, Regulation and Code to ensure the health and safety of themselves, their co-workers and their employees.

Best Practices Guidelines for OHS in the Healthcare Industry - Volume 1: Overview

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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.***

This is the first volume in a series of best practice resource handbooks that describe methods for employers and workers in the healthcare industry to improve health and safety.

Best Practices Guidelines for OHS in the Healthcare Industry - Volume 2: Biological 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.***

This volume draws from published literature to provide information to assist with identifying, assessing and controlling biological hazards in healthcare workplaces.

Best Practices Guidelines for OHS in the Healthcare Industry - Volume 3: Chemical 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.***

In this document, best practices for controlling exposure to chemical hazards in healthcare will be reviewed.

Best Practices Guidelines for OHS in the Healthcare Industry - Volume 4: Physical 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.***

This document address key physical hazards that exist in the healthcare work environment that have been responsible for injuries and illnesses of healthcare workers. It is also a companion document to the No Unsafe Lift Workbook where the features of safe patient handling are described.