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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.

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.

Due Diligence

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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 legislation requirements regarding Due Diligence and how it is defined.

Fall Protection Plan

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Workers working from heights and employers responsible for the worksites need to understand what is required by law for fall protection.

First Aiders and Legal Requirements in the Workplace

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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 Safety Bulletin outlines the requirements of specific sections of Alberta's legislation that are relevant to work site first aiders.

Harassment and Violence in the workplace

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Harassment and violence can take place at any work site and may range from disrespectful remarks to physical aggression. Addressing issues early on can prevent acts of bullying and harassment from progressing to acts of physical violence.