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Best Practices Guidelines for OHS in the Healthcare Industry - Volume 1: Overview

BP009
*** 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 is the first volume in a series of best practice resource handbooks that describe methods for employers and workers in the healthcare industry to improve health and safety.

Hazard Assessment and Control: a handbook for Alberta employers and workers

BP018
*** 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.

Hazardous footwear

LI050
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.

Impairment in the workplace

BP033
If impairment is a possible work site hazard, it must be controlled

Tips for Employers – Employing Young Workers

YW003
Tip sheet for employing young workers

Wildfire Smoke - OHS information for workers and employers

FI007
*** 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 discusses wildfire smoke as a workplace hazard, potential health effects, risks and controls.