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General – Guideline for Developing a Code of Practice for 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.***

Injuries and ill health can ruin lives and affect an employer's business if production is lost, machinery and equipment damaged or insurance costs increase.

Hazard Assessment and Control: a handbook for Alberta employers and 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.***

There are many ways to do a hazard assessment. This handbook provides a starting point, but employers should customize the process based on their business operations.

Health and Safety Committee/ Health and Safety Representative Training Program

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HSCs and HS representatives help ensure fundamental workers’ rights to know and to participate. For the HSC/HS representatives to effectively fulfill their duties and responsibilities outlined in the legislation, they must receive specific training on their respective roles.

Health and Safety Programs - OHS information for workers, employers, and prime contractors

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This resource provides a description of health and safety programs and what are the requirements of a health and safety program within an organization.

Lead at the Work Site

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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 bulletin, information is provided on workplaces that may use lead, health effects due to lead exposure, options for the control of exposure as well as the requirements in Alberta occupational health and safety (OHS) legislation for lead.

Medication in First Aid Kits

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Including medication in first aid kits falls outside of the scope of first aid. Routine inclusion of over-the-counter medications in first aid kits is not recommended as there are potential adverse outcomes.