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Guidelines for the handling of naturally occurring radioactive materials (NORM) in western Canada

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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 comprises guidelines for detection, classification, handling, transportation and waste management of naturally occurring radioactive materials. The guidelines were developed by the Western Canadian NORM Committee, which included representatives from the provincial governments of Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan and from the oil and gas and fertilizer industries.

Hazardous footwear

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Footwear that differs from what is worn for everyday use can put workers at an increased risk of injuries from slips, trips, and falls. Recent changes to the OHS Code clarify that employers cannot require workers to use footwear that may pose risk to their health and safety.

If an incident happens on your farm or ranch - Poster

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A poster that describes what to do when a incident happens on your farm or ranch.

Occupational health and safety & the non-profit sector, what you should know

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OHS considers non-profit organizations employers because they engage a worker and/or a volunteer to do an activity.

Safe and Healthy: A guide to managing an aging workforce (ALIS)

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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 publication can assist all workers to better understand and adapt to physical and psychological changes as they age.