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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.

Assessment and Control of Psychological Hazards 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.***

Psychological hazards are elements of the work environment, management practices or organizational practices that pose a risk to mental health and well-being.

Do I need a health and safety program? OHS information for workers, employers, and prime contractors.

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Health and safety programs promote worker and employer cooperation in identifying and solving health and safety concerns at the work site. Health and safety programs also promote awareness of and interest in health and safety.

Do I need a joint work site health and safety committee or a health and safety representative? OHS information for workers, employers, and prime contractors

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HSCs and HS representatives contribute to the basic rights all workers have in protecting their health and safety: the right to know, the right to participate, and the right to refuse unsafe work.

Do you need a joint work site health and safety committee or health and safety representative on multiple work sites

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An employer may employ hundreds of workers at many different worksite locations. This may result in an employer with workers represented by various combinations of HSC and/or HS representatives.

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.