Selected industry inspections: metal and steel fabrication

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Alert: Lead May be Present in Industrial Pigments and Coatings

AL042
*** 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 website.***

An outline of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code general and specific requirements related to lead.

Anti-Fatigue Matting

ERG005
*** 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 website.***

Describes how anti-fatigue matting works and factors to consider when purchasing.

Handling and Storage of Flammable Materials at the Work Site

FEX002
*** 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 website.***

A complete resource on flammable materials including definitions, associated hazards, worker training, storage, and incompatible substances.

Harassment and violence in the workplace

LI045
Explains what harassment and violence are and the legal obligations of employers to protect their workers.

Lead at the Work Site

CH071
*** 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 website.***

Information about uses of lead, health effects due to exposure, suggested protective controls and legislated health and safety requirements.

Managing Hot Work

FEX001
*** 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 website.***

A description of hot work as a fire and explosion hazard and direction for performing hot work under the OHS Code.

Mandatory health and safety committee and representative training

LI054
Information about mandatory health and safety committee and health and safety representative training.

Noise at the Work Site

HS003
*** 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 website.***

Discusses noise as a common workplace hazard, associated health effects and exposure limits, implementing a noise management program and educating workers.

Occupational health and safety starter kit

BP035
This starter kit provides information and tools to help employers know and understand some of the basic requirements of Alberta’s occupational health and safety (OHS) laws. It is designed to help employers who need to develop an OHS program from the ground up. It may also benefit those looking to grow and improve upon their existing health and safety program, culture and performance. This kit includes templates and sample forms that are also available in MS Word format (search BP035TMP or see Related resources on the starter kit's product page).

Proper Height of Work Surfaces

ERG016
*** 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 website.***

Tips on how to adjust work surfaces to the appropriate height to avoid overuse or stress injuries.

Slips, Trips and Falls

PH015
*** 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 website.***

Discusses slips, trips and falls, why they happen and how to prevent them.

Welder’s Guide to the Hazards of Welding Gases and Fumes

CH032
*** 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 website.***

Basic information to help reduce the health risks associated with welding gases and fumes.